Inside Reference Data - August 2010
The Benche, a financial online community created by SEB, has added custody to its coverage, including corporate actions
In on the Actions
OpenSettlement, which offers a platform for managing standing settlement instructions, is preparing for international expansion
Data tagging standard XBRL can potentially help standardize various types of financial information. Tine Thoresen speaks to SEC’s David Blaszkowsky about how the ongoing transformation will change how people work
Digital fingerprint company Codel is targeting exchanges and clearing and settlement organizations, highlighting the need to prove the integrity of data
Evaluated pricing and valuation processes have been evolving, and independent pricing data is now regarded as an even more critical input, says Interactive Data's Anthony Belcher
At the ISITC meeting in London in July, data management experts discussed whether one way to solve the challenge related to classifying financial instruments could be to use the data repository in messaging standard ISO 20022
Industry groups are mobilizing candidates for the position as director of the Office of Financial Research
Royal Bank of Canada is getting ready for the single customer view requirements in the UK, identifying eligible claimants in the event of a bank failure and adding the information to its client reference database
The 2010 TowerGroup Operational Risk Assessment Survey preliminary results reveal focus on corporate actions initiatives will rise in the coming years
OFR: The Road to Standardization
At a time of regulatory uncertainty and calls for increased transparency, the importance of counterparty data quality is high up the agenda, and the focus is now on adding more data fields. Ensuring access to more attributes has become a priority, says…
Around 10 reference data items have to be aggregated for firms to comply with the single customer view requirements in the UK, and depending on the existing set-up, this can be challenging to achieve, say market participants
Data management projects are not only about cost savings. The main focus should be on fixing the pain points, says HSBC's Peter Serenita
Data management vendors are assessing opportunities for helping firms comply with the new requirements under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act in the US
It has become impossible to have a conversation without discussing the potential impact of the Office of Financial Research, says Tine Thoresen
Software company Principia Partners has launched a software-as-a-service version of its valuation, investment analysis and risk surveillance platform, Principia SFP. The system can now be used as an integrated web-based service to manage vanilla and…
A US investment bank has selected the internet derivatives valuation platform from Pricing Partners, which provides valuations for derivatives and structured products, to use for revaluation for its equity and interest rates derivatives.
UnaVista, the London Stock Exchange¹s approved reporting mechanism in the UK, has been approved by Dutch regulator, AFM, for transaction reporting.
Asset management firm PRP Performa, which has more than $2 billion in assets under management, has gone live with data management, investment accounting and performance measurement systems from Eagle Investment Systems.
Private equity firms Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus have completed the acquisition of data vendor Interactive Data.
Hong Kong-based Endre Markos, previously director of Asia-Pacific data solutions at Bloomberg, has become director, head of electronic markets and platforms, global transaction services, Asia Pacific at Citi.