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EUSD: Are You Ready? By Gary Wright, MSI, Managing Director, CityCompass Research

For those not quite up to speed, EUSD stands for the European Union Savings Directive and it impacts just about all financial services firms who act as collecting or paying agents in capital markets...
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Baseline Capital Expands Mortgage Data for Basel II Credit Risk

Baseline Capital has expanded its data pool of mortgage data, which it is using to build models required for an Advanced-IRB approach to Basel II credit risk. The additional data comes from eight U.K...
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WM Datenservice Introduces Feed Access to Reference Data

German data agency WM Datenservice has over the last quarter introduced a data feed service to offer clients a greater degree of flexibility in accessing WM’s reference data and improved timeliness...
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Asset Control Interfaces to Swiftnet

Asset Control last month introduced Swiftnet functionality to its data management services. The functionality will enable Swiftnet users to aggregate data, such as corporate actions and vendor-...
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Deutsche Börse Plans Propris Reference Data Product Launch

Deutsche Börse is gearing up to launch a new reference data product from its recently formed Back Office Services division. The new Propris – Process Proven Information Services – range of data...
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S&P Becomes Preferred Data Supplier To GIS’s Fund Accounting Software

Standard & Poor’s has secured a deal as the preferred data provider for Global Investment Systems’ MFACT fund accounting and administration system aimed at the mutual fund processing market. This...
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Focus on: Basel II and Data Management

Basel II and its requirements for measuring operational and credit risk is one of the key drivers behind the need to accurate and timely reference data. The following is an edited extract of an...
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FISD Continues Discussions on UII with SIA, ISITC

The Financial Information Services Division (FISD) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) says it is continuing discussions with other industry groups on requirements for and...
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ADP Partners with RemitPro to Offer Client Verification

ADP Brokerage Services Group has introduced a customer identity verification system, integrated with the company’s Brokerage Processing Services (BPS) securities processing system. The client...
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Tick Data Offers Cleansed TAQ Historical Data Service

Tick Data Inc. has launched Tick Equity Database, a cleansed version of the New York Stock Exchange’s Trade and Quote (TAQ) database of raw historical intraday data for all equities on major and...

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