Regulation & Standards special report

regulation-standardscover

November 2010 - sponsored by: SIX Telekurs, Standard & Poor's, Sybase.

Click here to download the PDF

Tag-tical

When we upload an article to our website irdonline.com we add tags with words relevant to the story to help users manage the content, and as the market changes and the stories change, we have to add new tags. The tags on one of my most recent list of additions are all related to the same topic-regulation. The reason is that there is an abundance of regulatory requirements being pushed out these days, and this is making it difficult not to mention regulation when talking about data management.

The main topic of discussion has been geared towards the set-up of an industry utility. This is what vendors say keeps them up at night, and data managers say is what they are calling each other about. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act passed in the US this summer is set to result in the creation of a data collection and analysis centre, the Office of Financial Research (OFR). The director of this new centre is yet to be appointed, and there is little information on how the OFR will work in practice.

With a lack of clarity and different efforts being discussed in regulatory circles around the world, it is too early for the data management community to get down to the nitty-gritty. But the general themes of improving transparency and standardization seem to be recurring, and firms can only assume strategic data management road maps will help them create a flexible foundation for complying with any future regulatory requirements. In this Regulation & Standards report, which includes comments from industry experts and a news review, we hope to help readers stay on top of the latest developments and ‘tag-lines' in the data management space.

Click here to download the PDF

  • LinkedIn  
  • Save this article
  • Print this page  

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.waterstechnology.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a WatersTechnology account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: