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Corp Actions Automation to Reduce Risk

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...

Inside Reference Data | Webinar | Corporate Actions | 07 Dec 2010


OFR Speeds Up Legal Entity ID Developments

The OFR's "Statement on Legal Entity Identification for Financial Contracts" marks official progression in the legal entity identifier debate

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 07 Dec 2010


Market Participants Get Behind Corp Actions Issuer-Level Standardization

There is widespread agreement in the industry on the need for a universal corporate actions identifier, and the proposal for introducing a two-dimensional code for this purpose is starting to generate interest, officials tell Inside Reference Data.

Inside Reference Data | News | Corporate Actions | 07 Dec 2010


Video: Swift's Dana Brants on This Year's Standards Forum

Dana Brants, Head of standards initiatives, standards at Swift on the highlights from this year's Standards Forum at Sibos

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 01 Nov 2010


Speeding up the Standards Process

Regulators are running out of patience, and market practitioners need to up their game to speed up the standards-setting process, says Tine Thoresen

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Regulation & Standards | 05 Oct 2010

GS1 US Joins Forces with Financial InterGroup

Standards organization GS1 US, the US chapter of GS1, which administers the barcode standard for the retail industry, has teamed up with Financial InterGroup Holdings to study how to use the GS1 identification numbering standards system to identify products...

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 05 Oct 2010


BI-SAM Releases GIPS Composite Module

Paris-based Business Intelligence Solutions for Asset Management (BI-SAM), a provider of reporting and performance/risk software and services to the buy side, has unveiled its GIPS Composites administration module. Global Investment Performance Standards...

Buy-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 07 Sep 2010


OFR: Setting Reference Data Standards

The US financial reform will result in the set-up of a new data collection and analysis center that can mandate the use of standards. Market participants expect to benefit from the process if the standards are developed together with the industry. Tine...

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Regulation & Standards | 05 Aug 2010


SEC’s Blaszkowsky on the Data Transformation

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

Inside Reference Data | Interview | Regulation & Standards | 05 Aug 2010


The OFR Factor

It has become impossible to have a conversation without discussing the potential impact of the Office of Financial Research, says Tine Thoresen

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 05 Aug 2010

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