• A Utility Approach for Operational Process Improvement

    Data management is a high-cost, no-margin activity for financial institutions across the board. Continuing business requirements and the ongoing regulatory burden demand more depth of processing and breadth of reporting than ever before. Higher quality data sourcing, validation and enrichment are essential to achieving operational optimization to meet both current and future obligations. With most firms reluctant to increase investment to realize this step-up in data quality, financial institutions are looking at mechanisms to offset the effort of data management - which is multiplied across the industry - firms are looking at new operational models.

    This paper looks at how a data utility can transform the way a financial institution thinks about data, but how it operates across the board.

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  • A New Approach: Assessing Data Management Practices and Current Demand for a Reference Data Utility

    Solving issues relating to data quality and timeliness should be the top priority for an industry-led reference data utility, according to nearly half of the respondents to a recent WatersTechnology survey sponsored by SmartStream Technologies.

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  • A utility approach to data management for regulatory future-proofing

    New regulations have intensified the reporting and data requirements facing financial institutions globally. Rather than turning to short term solutions, firms are beginning to realise that in the long term, improved data transparency and consistency across operations will reduce risk everywhere. In response data managers and enterprise operations teams are seeking new operating models to help them meet the new requirements.

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  • Intraday Liquidity Management -
    The Time is Now


    The time has come for banks to identify the implications and solutions needed to meet the intraday liquidity regulatory monitors, scheduled for enforcement from January 2015. This paper highlights concerns from an operational and regulatory perspective.

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  • Research Paper: Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) - There's More to LEs Than Meets the I

    In the wake of the Credit Crisis, firms are under pressure to reduce systemic risk, in part through the improvement of their view of counterparty risk. Regulatory impetus has led to the development of a standard global identifier for legal entities – the LEI – aimed at addressing the lack of market information about counterparties and issuers.

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  • What makes it cost-effective? - Total Cost of Ownership with TLM OnDemand

    The TCO OnDemand savings can be dramatic: In many cases between 100% and 150% of the comparable on premise software licence amount over a 3 year budget horizon. It's no surprise that the SaaS model is claiming attention - this paper explains what's behind the numbers.

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  • How to increase efficiency and internal control by automating the financial close

    Why leading organisations are looking to create efficiencies, shorten period-end cycle time and build up internal controls by automating the financial close.

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  • Post trade processing - Making multi-asset class automation a reality

    This paper will examine the ongoing challenges in post-trade processing, the technology and process foundations needed to deliver automation, and the benefits that centralised, multi-asset class automation can deliver.

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  • Achieving 100% ROI and break even in a year by implementing a Reconciliations Utility

    Understanding the value proposition, assessment framework and ROI for an enterprise reconciliation and exception management utility

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