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While many firms in the Asia-Pac region wait for the industry to resolve the standardization question in the corporate actions space, the timeliness challenge must not be forgotten
If it is true that you burn around 13 calories from laughing for 10 minutes, I think my data friends in Zurich will, if possible, be even fitter after I visited them this month. And it’s all because of business entity data. Since there is a lack...
Collaborative efforts have helped facilitate much needed change in corporate actions processing, but there are still a number of challenges that need to be addressed, says corporate actions expert David Hands
As developments on legal entity identification take centre stage in the reference data space, industry experts look back to evaluate what has really changed, and whether now is the time to overcome what through the years has become one of the most discussed...
As the push for collaboration grows, industry associations are increasingly in the spotlight to bring market participants together and improve interoperability between standards. Carla Mangado speaks to ISITC’s US Gary Probert on how 2010 may have seen...
While firms are trying not to fall behind when it comes to regulatory change, they must also ensure the more traditional data challenges in the process do not suffer from a lack of attention
In the spirit of list-making for the holiday season, I started reading about bucket lists-lists for actors to marry, mountains to climb, and dances to learn. But in the reference data industry, there are a few more unique things that could be added to...
With increased pressure from regulators and growing focus on standardization, now seems to be the ideal time for the market to agree on a universal business entity identifier. The industry debate has moved from creation to implementation, and the challenges...
Standardizing corporate actions announcements at the issuer-level tends to be the key topic of discussion at industry events these days, but as the standards debate settles, firms continue to prioritize risk reduction and automation initiatives. Inside...
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Complex, dated and unwieldy data infrastructure is not uncommon among even the most progressive companies in the world of finance. As financial regulations...
With the launch of a new legal entity identifier (LEI) looming, the financial services industry needs to get ready to ensure efficient and timely implementation...