Concurrent with—yet seemingly in conflict with—KYC initiatives is the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, which will upend how banks treat customer data, and will levy steep fines against those who fail to comply or suffer data breaches. Alina…
Transforming a firm’s data management and governance is a lengthy process that requires patience, resilience and passion. State Street chief data officer James Hardy has found an engineer’s approach to problem solving and a consultant’s interpersonal…
With an unenviable raft of new regulation imminently coming into force, market participants anticipate a flurry of adoption of compliance-related technology, which is expected to prove lucrative for RegTech providers. Joanna Wright and Max Bowie talk to…
For years, sophisticated data monitoring and analytics have been a key component of developing trading strategies. Now, as Joanne Faulkner discovers, firms are taking approaches first developed for use by traders and turning the tables, and are using…
In 2010, Ron Jordan left NYSE, swapping market data for reference data and the opportunity to build a proprietary data business at clearing and settlement utility the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp., where Max Bowie caught up with him. Photos by Amy…
Even after Britain leaves the European Union, financial firms wanting to do business within the EU will need to comply with MIFID II. But removing the UK from EU markets could still derail new European trading and transparency rules. Samuel Wilkes…
Linking performance attribution and risk has clear benefits, but fragmented approaches are making it hard for firms to unify processes and underlying data. Clive Davidson outlines the key challenges, and how firms are addressing them.
Joanna Wright explains how robust data management and data governance are at the heart of an effective data security program.
MiFID II expands the scope of trade and transaction reporting requirements, leaving some firms struggling to comply.
For financial firms, more data volumes and data-centric regulations mean a need for more chief data officers.
The industry veteran reflects on his career so far, and outlines the opportunities he sees for Asset Control under his leadership.
Regionally-governed utilities could help make up for slower-than-expected takeup of global KYC services.
With regional banking authorities supporting fintech accelerator events, the "regtech" movement is gathering steam.
Firms across Asia that have traditionally built EDM platforms in-house are now displaying an open mind towards buying vendor solutions.
Data governance should tie together transparency, quality and compliance to transform data warehousing, experts say
European regulator's clarifications could be the last that firms get before directive goes live in 2018
The regulatory impetus to collect more data from a greater number of sources could produce new business insights, but that will require firms to rethink their approaches to data management and automation. Joanna Wright reports from Sibos 2016
Risk operations professionals aim to accelerate changes to prepare for 2018 deadlines
Defining a singular version of financial data information is being weighed against adaptability for diverse users, risk data experts are saying. Michael Shashoua hears the implications for BCBS 239 compliance
Registration of legal entity identifiers has been far more common in the US and Europe than in Asia, with regulations the driving force. Wei-Shen Wong finds out if regulators in Asia are following suit and mandating their use
Timestamping requirements under MiFID II may have unexpected consequences for traders in fixed income. Joanna Wright reports
KYC/AML requirements conflict with other regulations aimed at limiting how much data firms mine for fulfilling those disclosure rules. Joanna Wright reports
Australian market's new platform sets an example for management of key data for anti-money laundering efforts. Wei-Shen Wong reports.
'Exponential growth' of intelligence makes analytics and governance of data trickier