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Strong Mistrust of Banks Accelerates Risk-Related Spending

The fallout from the financial crisis is continuing to affect public perception of banks, while spending on risk is set to consume billions of dollars...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Risk Management | 20 Nov 2014


AxiomSL Hires Asia-Pacific CFO/COO

Raymond Tse, most recently a financial IT team leader at UBS, joins reporting and risk management services provider in C-level role

Inside Reference Data | News | People | 17 Nov 2014

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Major Banks Fined Billions for FX Market Abuse

Regulators in Europe and the US condemned a "free-for-all culture" on foreign exchange (FX) trading desks today, as they levied penalties on investment banks that amount to billions of dollars in fines for market abuse.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Regulation & Standards | 12 Nov 2014


Solvency II: Getting Ready For 2016 -- Webcast

On November 6, Inside Reference Data hosted a webcast about readiness for the deadline to comply with Solvency II capital adequacy regulation

Inside Reference Data | Web Seminar | Regulation & Standards | 07 Nov 2014


APFIC 2014: Firms Must Focus on Data Integration to Meet Risk Regs

Impending Basel regulation that requires firms to have an aggregated view of their risk will require greater data integration if firms are to be complaint by the Jan. 1, 2016 deadline, warned panelists at the Asia Pacific Financial Information Conference....

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 06 Nov 2014

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Signs of CLOB Progress as Aggregators Adopt MAC Swaps

Early skepticism of a central limit order book (CLOB) for swaps is turning to optimism as UBS' Neo platform recently adopted standardized market-agreed coupon (MAC) contracts, paving the way for greater buy-side uptake.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Risk Management | 04 Nov 2014


KYC: Know Your Choices

Know-your-customer (KYC) requirements, hardly a bank’s most value-added function, have become a popular topic among operations, compliance, and reference data professionals, with a growing consensus that KYC checks can be done cheaper and more effectively...

Waters | Feature | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 23 Oct 2014


Frankfurt FIS 2014: For Regs, Prep Early and Coordinate

Firms must begin preparations to comply with new European and global regulation as soon as possible, setting up a priority-driven roadmap and boosting internal coordination, said panelists at this week's Frankfurt Financial Information Summit.

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 17 Oct 2014


UBS Aligns Managed Services For Consistency

UBS’s London operations director Simon Feddo speaks with Michael Shashoua about how the firm has managed and succeeded in making improvements to know-your-customer and onboarding-related data

Inside Reference Data | Interview | Data Management | 08 Oct 2014


Kiseleva Joins Russian Repository From UBS

The National Settlement Depository appoints Anastasia Kiseleva as managing director, following two other director-level appointments made in August

Inside Reference Data | News | People | 06 Oct 2014

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