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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...

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


Principles In Action

Basel III and its related BCBS 239 risk reporting principles have increased attention to risk data aggregation. Richard Petti, CEO of Asset Control elaborates on some of the BCBS 239 principles and offers advice

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Regulation & Standards | 11 Jun 2014


Finding Value in Semantic Visualization

As reference data systems continue to evolve, semantic technology has emerged as a viable way to manage data. Alexey Utkin of DataArt UK looks at how semantic ontologies can be used to support more useful visualization of reference data

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Data Management | 06 May 2014


Grappling With Quality

Avox's general manager Mark Davies explores why poor data quality is still an issue for firms when trying to understand their counterparty exposure, and outlines three steps they can take to improve the situation

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


Fatca Fatigue Increasing, Experts Say

Banks getting tired of incomplete information and spiralling costs of Fatca, experts on the regulation told attendees at an event organized by Inside Reference Data and SIX Financial Information

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Regulation & Standards | 20 Mar 2014


Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind

The choice to outsource data management functions is not as simple as it might seem, says Matthew Cox, a longtime industry data executive and consultant

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

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