US Department of the Treasury

Taming Unstructured Data

Deriving metadata from unstructured information in document form helps support know-your-customer compliance

VWD Adds Tullett US Bonds Data to Terminal

Frankfurt-based market data vendor VWD has added data on US Treasury bonds from Tullett Prebon Information, the data arm of interdealer broker Tullett Prebon, to its VWD Market Manager real-time data desktop application, in response to increasing demand…

Securing LEI Success

From more regulatory mandates to standardized data quality checks, there was no shortage of suggestions of ways to ensure the success of the LEI project at the North American Financial Information Summit, writes Nicholas Hamilton

OFR's Reed Sheds Light on LEI's Omission from Fatca

Matthew Reed, of the Office of Financial Research and Regulatory Oversight Committee of the legal entity identifier project, says the LEI was not ready when the Internal Revenue Service made key decisions about Fatca, but suggests it will be added in the…

Sifma tells FSOC Chair: More Regulators Must Require LEI

The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association has highlighted the fact that only one US regulation requires the legal entity identifier and more than twice as many entities in Europe have registered for the identifier than in the US

Fatca's Endgame

Firms are thinking about the ways and means of complying with Fatca foreign tax withholding rules, even with incomplete guidance and preparation, as a key July 1 deadline approaches

US Treasury's OFR Welcomes Brown

Tom Brown, a longtime financial industry data standards professional, has left dual roles at ISITC and Brook Path Partners to join the US Treasury's Office of Financial Research

US Regulators' Technology Burden

The passage of the Dodd–Frank Act in the US, while necessary, has not just stressed many Wall Street firms’ IT budgets—it has also required a substantial investment on the parts of the US regulators. Anthony Malakian charts the progress that has been…

Fatca Proposed Regulations Published

The Internal Revenue Service says it has taken into consideration the views of stakeholders while writing the proposed regulations for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, which will impact the data management procedures of financial institutions…

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