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Pension Funds, Insurers Face Greater LEI Challenge

Insurers, funds must integrate identifier data into all systems, and apply LEIs to more than just Solvency II compliance, counsels Mark Davies, CEO of...

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Compliance | 24 Oct 2014

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Buy Side Turns to Managed Services to Alleviate Data Management Burden

Rimes Technologies brought together a group of buy-side firms to discuss their data management challenges and the benefits of adopting a hybrid data management strategy to alleviate certain data management concerns. The event was held under the Chatham...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Data Management | 23 Oct 2014

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Buy-Side CROs: To Each Investment Strategy, a Unique Tech Response

At last week's Buy-Side Technology North American Summit, a trio of chief risk officers (CROs) spanning boutique and institutional investment firms gave a candid take on the build-out of their risk management and reporting platforms. The scene, they said,...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Risk Management | 17 Oct 2014

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BIS-IOSCO Report Calls for Clearing Houses to Set Out Recovery Plan

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (Iosco) have published a report on recovery and resolution that set out guidance on the tools that Central Counterparty (CCP) clearinghouses can...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Clearing & Settlement | 16 Oct 2014

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Fair Play? The Balancing Act of Finra's Involvement in the Selection and Bidding of the CAT

The fact the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority is involved in both the selecting and bidding of the Consolidated Audit Trail has caused the regulatory body to take some heat.

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Exchange Technologies | 14 Oct 2014

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Hazlitt: The View of Enterprise Social Media Needs to Evolve

At this year's Buy-Side Technology North American Summit in Manhattan, Simon Hazlitt looked at how his firm has turned to enterprise social media solution tibbr to revolutionize its internal communications, even if the platform, itself, is not about communication...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 13 Oct 2014

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BST North America Panel: Will Cloud Kill the IT Department?

As more firms outsource technology solutions via the cloud, one asset manager questions the need for an internal technology department at all.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Data Management | 10 Oct 2014

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Hite Hedge AM First on SS&C's Integrated Offering

In an effort to consolidate its vendor footprint, Hite Hedge Asset Management turned to SS&C Technologies and is now live with the fund administrator's newly launched integrated front-, middle- and back-office solution.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Buy-Side Implementations | 09 Oct 2014

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BST North America Panel: Different Approaches to Improving Data Management

At the Buy-Side North American Summit, held this week in New York, end-users and vendors on the buy side discussed improvements firms can make to their data management.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Data Management | 09 Oct 2014

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Centralizing Data Improves Oversight, CDOs Say

Centralization of data, as part of a chief data officer's management initiatives, can reduce costs and address excess complexity created by fragmented firm structures, according to industry executives at the European Financial Information Summit

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Data Management | 09 Oct 2014

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Tackling Teething Troubles: Examining the Current State of the OTC Derivatives Market

The over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market is in the midst of a global regulatory restructure. Authorities in Europe, Asia and the US are currently...

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A fast, flexible and reliable investment decision-making process must be based on access to accurate and consistent information throughout an organization....