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Driving Business Value Out of the Legal Entity Identifier

The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) is useful as a unique, unambiguous and persistent entity identifier, but when integrated with other datasets such as securities it can deliver both operational and...
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Steve Pulley Details Thomson Reuters Plans for Clarient and Avox

Following Thomson Reuters agreement to acquire Clarient and Avox from DTCC, we caught up with Steve Pulley, managing director of Risk Managed Services at Thomson Reuters, to find out more about the...
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OFR says 500,000 LEIs are Not Enough to Achieve Expected Benefits

The Office of Financial Research (OFR) has called for collective action on global implementation of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) and named US regulators as the drag that is slowing down adoption...
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Big News at Thomson Reuters with Acquisitions of Avox and Clarient

We've heard rumblings in the market about a potential sale of Avox and now, ending months of speculation, Thomson Reuters signing not only a definitive agreement to acquire DTCC’s Avox, a supplier of...
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Blockchain: Are we nearly there yet?

By Joshua Satten, Director of Business Consulting, Sapient Global Markets Recently, I led a panel discussion on blockchain case studies at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (...
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2017 – The Year of Data

2017 may be the Year of the Rooster in the Chinese calendar, but in the capital markets calendar it is the Year of Data – data that will drive regulatory compliance, business transformation, client...
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ANNA Derivatives Service Bureau Operator Etrading Details Proposed ISIN Fees for OTC Derivatives

The fee model proposed for ISINs issued for OTC derivatives by the Association of National Numbering Agencies’ Derivatives Service Bureau (ANNA DSB) suggests an implied fee of €0.5 for the creation...
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Second Chance at Solvency II Shows Why We’re All in This Together

By Ashley Smith, senior vice president of business development, Silverfinch Who doesn’t wish for a chance to have a second shot at something? How often do we muse about rerunning the botched job...
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Expert Advice on Integrating Entity Data Hierarchies, Sanctions and KYC Processes

Integrating entity data hierarchies with sanctions and Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements can be problematic, but getting it right can deliver significant business and operational benefits.The...
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ICE Clear U.S. Recognized as Third-Country Central Counterparty Under EMIR

Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced that ICE Clear U.S. was recognized by the European...

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