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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


LEI's Next Steps

OpenCorporates’ Chris Taggart launched OpenLEIs.com to promote collective action on administering the legal entity identifier. He shares the lessons learned from this venture and offers his views on how the industry should focus its efforts

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Regulation & Standards | 07 Jan 2014


The Perils of Data Outsourcing

Dublin-based consultant Michael McMorrow finds lessons for the financial industry in a consumer purchase data security scandal close to home

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Data Management | 03 Dec 2013


Evaluating Major Banks’, DTCC’s Client Entity Data Platform

Major global firms are working with DTCC to plan a client entity platform. Rule Financial's Elspeth Goodchild evaluates their initiative and identifies the challenges they face

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Data Management | 21 Oct 2013


The Rise of the Multi-Firm Financial Data Utility

GoldenSource's Stephen Engdahl sets out a blueprint for a reference data utility that would operate as a shared data service, improve data quality and reduce costs and risks

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Data Management | 01 Oct 2013


XBRL's Fatca Benefits

The US foreign tax law creates a high volume and complexity of data needed for compliance. Frederic Chapus, of shareholder documents and communications company RR Donnelley, calls Belgium’s use of the XBRL standard a useful example of what to do

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Data Management | 06 Sep 2013

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