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Data Governance: The Essential Element

Data governance planning relies on people throughout an organization, observes data governance consultant Justin York of Rubicon Coaching. But authority...

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Data Management | 04 Nov 2014

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Pension Funds, Insurers Face Greater LEI Challenge

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

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Compliance | 24 Oct 2014


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


Re-Shaping Corporate Actions Through Big Data, Back Office and Automation

Regulatory and front-office demands are creating a need for corporate actions services that can handle greater complexity. Will Dolan of Fidelity ActionsXchange describes how back-office, big data and automation efforts can address that demand

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Corporate Actions | 08 Oct 2014


Managing Compliance from a Single Platform

Northern Trust says it has improved post-trade OTC reporting for clients since deploying Sapient's Compliance Management Reporting System

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Compliance | 01 Oct 2014


ISIN Identifier Standard Widened For Regulatory Compliance

The scope of the key securities identifier, the International Securities Identification Number (ISIN), has been widened. The updated standard will improve transparency and efficiency for both regulators and firms, says Dan Kuhnel, chairman of the Association...

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Compliance | 11 Sep 2014


Solvency II LEI Imperative Makes Progress

The regulation's proposed requirement for reporting using legal entity identifiers is nearing the end of its industry comment period, and firms that will be affected are looking at how to comply.

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Regulation & Standards | 03 Sep 2014


Justifying the CDO's Role

Chief data officers are more likely to be found at larger firms because of the demands created by the size of their data, writes Citisoft CEO Steve Young writes

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Data Management | 02 Sep 2014


Swearing the Oath of the Data Watch

Inspired by "Game of Thrones," ANZ's Mark Bands imagines regulatory compliance frameworks as massive as the popular fantasy novels' wall of ice barrier, and sees similarities in their defense

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Data Management | 05 Aug 2014


Shoring Up Sharing Gains in Data Management

Data strategies instituted or revised to ensure accurate tracking of holdings and transactions, and improved overall data quality and data management practices, are dependent on a cultural change in management to allow more data sharing. But that cultural...

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Data Management | 02 Jul 2014

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A data-centric approach to portfolio management

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