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New RDUG Chairman Plom Joins REDAC Committee

John Gubert of HSBC has stepped down as chairman of the Reference Data User Group, and has been replaced as chair by Alan Plom of Gartmore Investment Management. Plom has also been appointed to sit...
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FISD to Brief London Community On REDAC/RDUG Progress

The Financial Information Services Division (FISD) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) will use its forthcoming meeting in London on September 3 to inform members of its...
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Firms Fear Data Quality Issues Could Disrupt STP Initiatives

Industry participants are concerned about the availability of the quality data they require to achieve straight-through-processing, according to a survey published last month by the U.S. Securities...
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The Interview: Reuters’ Data Trek to the Enterprise

Reuters has long been a dominant player in front-office data. Can it leverage that position to gain critical mass throughout the enterprise? RDR talks to reference data chief Kevin Bradshaw In the...
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KBC Bank Selects Fame’s ReferencePoint for European Risk Management Project

KBC Bank & Insurance Group has begun to implement a major reference data project using Fame Information Services’ ReferencePoint system. Fame has also been contracted to customise and implement...
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As More Suppliers Join the Reference Data Party, Will Commercial Issues Hijack Industry Debate?

July is upon us, and while visitors to the SIA Show in New York last month were taken aback by some unseasonable rain, everyone is settling down for a long, hot summer. Or perhaps not. Judging by...
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Advent Software and Netik Seal Strategic Integration Alliance

Advent Software and Netik have formed a strategic alliance to integrate Advent’s Geneva and Netik’s InterView V7 software. The combined products will provide fund administrators, prime brokers and...
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Wachovia Licenses Xcitek

Wachovia Corp. has licensed Xcitek CostBasis’s XCB solution to calculate cost allocation factors and tax opinions on corporate actions. XCB is an automated solution for supplying cost basis and tax...
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Asset Control Partners with Vitria for Data Dissemination

Business process integration specialist Vitria has formed a partnership with Asset Control. The two companies will develop a joint solution, the Asset Control Integration Module, to facilitate the...
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Fame Information Services Joins Migration to Linux

Fame Information Services has become the latest vendor to announce that it has ported its systems to run on the ‘open source’ Linux operating system. Industry analyst Meta Group predicted, in a...

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