Inside Reference Data - 2010-02-01

The New Standards Era

With increased focus on efficiency in the financial markets, data professionals are looking for open standards and adoption of common identifiers. Tine Thoresen reports


Launches Education and Certification Program for Clients and Partners

Disproving Prejudices against Open Source

Misconceptions and prejudices against open source software, which can be used for ETL and data integration purposes, are unsupported and contradict everything open source stands for, says Talend's Bertrand Diard

Preparing for Central Clearing

While the market is awaiting news of financial reform in the US, firms have started analyzing the potential impact of a move to central clearing of over-the-counter derivatives. The change in infrastructure would mean a growing need for automated…

Utilizing Centralization

The concept of a global centralized reference data utility is not new. But some argue now could be the right, and perhaps the only time, to make it a reality. Carla Mangado asks what the next step will be, and whether there is enough clarity on the issue…

Here to Stay

Turbulent economic conditions and regulatory pressure have resulted in increased awareness of reference data challenges, and end-users are as active and united as ever. Carla Mangado speaks to Societe Generale's Oliver Rose about recent market…

Pushing for Change

The standardization of corporate actions at the issuer level is a vital area for the industry to address. Carla Mangado explores whether exchanges could do more and what 2010 will bring in corporate actions standardization

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