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Asia’s MiFID II Compliance Countdown

The countdown to Jan. 3, 2018, when MiFID II will take effect, is starting to sound like the ominous ticking of a time bomb. Many details of the regulation have been available for some time, yet as the clock ticks down, questions still remain over…

Baking a Distributed Ledger Layer Cake in a Data Oven

Much of distributed ledgers’ potential lies in their shared data layer. Yet ledgers’ rapid rise has moved mostly apart from data management and data managers. Tim Bourgaize Murray explores the reasons why, and the possible opportunities within the world…

A Costly Race to MiFID II Reporting Compliance

Trade reporting and publication mechanisms are a key part of the new MiFID II legislation. So why are alarming numbers of firms yet to choose their providers? With a last-gasp sprint on the cards in a crowded field of participants, Jamie Hyman…

Model Behavior: Banks Must Get Data Right for IFRS 9

New regulations and accounting standards are the main drivers of changes to how banks worldwide must operate, maintain their books, and manage their data, with IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standard) 9 one of the most significant. As Wei-Shen…

Scaling the Governance Mountain

The perfect data governance strategy is a unicorn, data executives say; yet from setting policies and data quality evaluation to metadata generation, all large financial firms need one. As many firms augment strategy in this area to become more data…