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Taxed By Collection

Fatca regulation tax withholding is almost here, and industry experts outlined the burden firms are preparing to bear in a recent SIX Financial Information-sponsored...

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Regulation & Standards | 10 Apr 2014


Impactful Actions

As regulatory pressure and the complexity of derivatives increase, Nicholas Hamilton explores why and how firms should monitor the impact corporate actions have on entities with which they have relationships

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Corporate Actions | 08 Apr 2014


Quality's Governing Principles

Data governance efforts, in early stages for many firms, require navigation of the divide between business and IT units, as well as cost, data quality and value concerns. Michael Shashoua reports on a discussion held during a March 6 webcast

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Data Governance | 07 Apr 2014


Crowd Control

Crowd computing is an operating model that brings together freelance workers, subject matter experts and automation tools. For data vendors, it could be a cost effective way to expand their content and harness big data, writes Nicholas Hamilton

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Data Management | 04 Apr 2014


Work in Progress

Big data has become a familiar topic in the financial information industry, but what success have firms had in implementing technology to derive value from the increasing volumes of structured and unstructured data being generated, asks Nicholas Hamilton...

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Data Management | 07 Mar 2014


Timeliness is Money

Data policy recommendations by a FISD working group accept new or higher fees for real-time data but assert that data with lesser timeliness should not see fee increases. Michael Shashoua explores the ramifications of the group’s proposal

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Regulation & Standards | 07 Mar 2014


Managing the Front Office - Back Office Data Gap

Firms’ leadership and front offices tend to harbor skepticism about back-office handling of reference data. Michael Shashoua hears from users and providers on how front- and back-office staff can have constructive dialogue and work together instead...

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


Trade Identifier Tangle

Unique trade identifiers have quickly emerged as the most complicated element of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation’s trade reporting requirements, which came into effect on February 12. Nicholas Hamilton finds out why using the new identifier...

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Regulation & Standards | 05 Mar 2014


Quality Time for Counterparty Data

A recent report by an international group of market supervisors has expressed concern about firms’ ability to report on their counterparties. Why does this area of data management remain so challenging and what should firms do to a get a handle on it,...

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Data Management | 05 Feb 2014


Applying Wikis To Data Management

The financial services industry has been slow to adopt the wiki technology that has changed the way people produce and share information. However, industry participants believe wikis have the potential to improve data quality in the financial industry,...

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Data Management | 05 Feb 2014

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.


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Taking on Tablets: BYOD On The Trading Floor

We have truly entered the Age of Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD. And as with every new era fuelled by innovation, the new challenges are screaming for...