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European Parliament Adopts CSD Reg

The European Parliament has agreed a range of rules designed to govern the operation of central securities depositories (CSDs) and settlement cycles in...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Clearing & Settlement | 17 Apr 2014

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SEC's Berman: The Data Disputes HFT Narrative

The US Securities Exchange Commission's (SEC’s) office of analytics and research has run extensive studies in the past year on cancellation rates and other market activities related to high-frequency trading (HFT). Citing the results, Gregg Berman,...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | High Frequency Trading | 16 Apr 2014

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EU Introduces First Rule on HFT

The European Parliament and the European Council last night reached agreement on updated rules for the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II), introducing the EU’s first rules on algorithmic trading.

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Compliance | 16 Apr 2014

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GW&K Taps Fidessa Sentinel For Compliance

The $20 billion Boston-based investment manager will use the vendor's Sentinel Compliance Service to reduce operating costs across its taxable fixed income, municipal fixed income, institutional, advisory, and private client businesses.

Buy-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 16 Apr 2014

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Sifma tells FSOC Chair: More Regulators Must Require LEI

The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association has highlighted the fact that only one US regulation requires the legal entity identifier and more than twice as many entities in Europe have registered for the identifier than in the US

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 15 Apr 2014

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EC to Clarify FX Reporting Rule Under EMIR

The European Commission (EC) has launched a public consultation in an attempt to clarify and harmonize the definition and reporting of derivatives contracts falling under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

Buy-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 15 Apr 2014

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IPC, TeleWare Announce Mobile Compliance Alliance

Jersey City-based IPC Systems, a provider of trading communication technology, and T-Ware Connect, the North American arm of global call compliance technology provider TeleWare Group, have announced an alliance that will offer capital markets firms in-network...

Sell-Side Technology | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 11 Apr 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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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...