Inside Reference Data - 2009-04-01

Brand New World

While the future seems bleak for some of the more traditional financial centres, a growing number of data management vendors are looking for opportunities outside London and New York. These days it is all about Asia-Pacific. Tine Thoresen explores what…

Counterparty Risk - Reducing Counterparty Risk

The recent market turmoil has highlighted the need for improved counterparty data management, making counterparty risk a number one priority for firms. Inside Reference Data gathered leading industry professionals to discuss the importance of effective…

The Raw Standard Agenda

Commodities is rapidly becoming a major focus area in the data world. Carla Mangado reports on why the lack of a common identifier and sourcing challenges are pushing speciality markets to the forefront of reference data debates

Time For a New Architecture

New compliance requirements mean the data and overall system architecture must provide a host of capabilities, says Sybase's Irfan Khan

Risky Business

For chief risk officers, it is all about transparency and seeing the bigger picture, but recent credit events have revealed how deep data issues prevent them from doing their job. Tine Thoresen speaks with Elliot Noma, senior risk advisor at Asset…

The Costs of Change

Since the UK's Financial Services Authority recently published a consultation paper on liquidity risk, the topic has appeared on the agenda at industry events. But market participants are concerned about tight deadlines and costly implementations. Carla…