Inside Reference Data - 2009-10-01

A Fine Climate

The reference data community has long been under pressure from ryegulators, but there has been a lack of sizeable fines for failure to meet data requirements. This is now changing. Tine Thoresen discovers that the market can expect to see increased…

Semantics Repository Takes Shape

The aim of the EDM Council semantics repository is to set out the terms for securities in such a way that each meaning is represented once, no matter what words different people might use for that concept, says Hypercube's Mike Bennett

Lands of Opportunities

In September, when industry professionals flocked in their thousands to Hong Kong for Sibos 2009, all eyes were on Asia. Carla Mangado explores the approach to data management in the region

Evaluated prices - The Evolution of Evaluation

The financial crisis has resulted in an increase in visits from auditors, and pressure on investors to have a comprehensive understanding of pricing of illiquid assets. Inside Reference Data gathered leading industry professionals to discuss credible…

Waiting for the Issuers

Industry efforts to standardize the corporate actions space are ongoing, but greater issuer involvement is now seen as a must to move ahead. Carla Mangado reports on the corporate actions discussions at Sibos 2009

Mulholland's Drive

The reference data world keeps turning. But not as fast as some were hoping for. Tine Thoresen speaks to RBC's John Mulholland about future expectations for transparency and oversight