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Finding A Key For Data Quality

In the field of standing settlement instructions, Omgeo appears to have found a way to improve upon data quality by opening sourcing and access to its...

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Data Management | 17 Apr 2014


IRD's Editor on Data Consistency

In several fields covered in Inside Reference Data's April issue, consistency of data is proving relevant, including Fatca compliance, crowdsourcing innovation and data governance.

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Data Management | 10 Apr 2014 | video


Virtues of Consistency

Philosophers and authors may dismiss consistency as an overrated refuge for unimaginative minds, but when it comes to industrial strength data quality efforts, it proves to be a necessity.

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Data Management | 10 Apr 2014


Taxed By Collection

Fatca regulation tax withholding is almost here, and industry experts outlined the burden firms are preparing to bear in a recent SIX Financial Information-sponsored discussion. Michael Shashoua reports on the data considerations and methods raised

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Regulation & Standards | 10 Apr 2014


Swift's Neutjens Talks Progress For Utility Platform

Over the past year or more, Swift has made major strides in reference data services with its SwiftRef platform. Patrik Neutjens, the organization's head of reference data, speaks with Michael Shashoua about its accomplishments and the work ahead

Inside Reference Data | Interview | Data Management | 09 Apr 2014


IRS Fills In Fatca Details

The US Internal Revenue Service has issued a final form for filing under the foreign tax withholding regulation, completed more agreements with foreign entities to enforce the rules and extended a key registration deadline to April 12

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 08 Apr 2014


Quality's Governing Principles

Data governance efforts, in early stages for many firms, require navigation of the divide between business and IT units, as well as cost, data quality and value concerns. Michael Shashoua reports on a discussion held during a March 6 webcast

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Data Governance | 07 Apr 2014


Not the Home Stretch

The data management demands facing the industry continue to expand, and the plans and systems available or being devised to deal with them need to grow at the same rate, as ISITC's chair observed at its recent annual conference.

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Regulation & Standards | 07 Apr 2014


Michael Shashoua: Putting Fatca in Perspective

Firms are thinking about the ways and means of complying with the Fatca foreign tax withholding rules, even with incomplete guidance and preparation, as the key July 1 deadline approaches. Michael considers the permutations for ensuing process development....

Waters | Opinion | Regulation & Standards | 04 Apr 2014


Markit Readies Swaps Identification for September Launch

Markit plans to expand its RED codes to handle reference requirements set by ISDA for credit default swaps, in an effort to better support the credit event process.

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 02 Apr 2014

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.


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Taking on Tablets: BYOD On The Trading Floor

We have truly entered the Age of Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD. And as with every new era fuelled by innovation, the new challenges are screaming for...