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Regulatory Drivers for Market Data Quality: Past, Present and Future

31st October 2018

This paper summarises some of the key past, present and future regulatory initiatives that have prompted firms to pay closer attention to market data quality. It also looks at the workflows, system and process requirements needed to support firms’ evolving obligations when it comes to data quality.
Independent Price Verification (IPV) Solution Fact Sheet

4th January 2018

Independent price verification (IPV) is an increasingly important process requirement to support finance and risk functions across a wide range of financial institutions. The core IPV process demands that internal prices are verified against independent third party sources. Significant discrepancies between the internal and independent prices above...
Enterprise Data Management: What a Modern EDM System Needs to Offer

3rd January 2018

This white paper establishes the key components of a "modern" EDM system. It outlines the principal drivers to EDM adoption within financial markets and the business outcomes firms are looking for, and then describes the features required to deliver these outcomes and how such a system satisfies the broader needs of the enterprise.
Enterprise Data Management: A Solution for Evolving Industry Requirements

19th December 2017

This white paper outlines areas in which key industry issues around enterprise data management can be effectively addressed using Xenomorph’s leading EDM solution, TimeScape EDM+.
Spreadsheets & Operational Risk: Mitigating Operational Risk With TimeScape EDM+

14th December 2017

Regulation is now forcing change in spreadsheet and other End User Computing (EUC) application usage and policy. This paper illustrates how the analytics and data management capabilities of TimeScape EDM+ mitigate the operational risks of spreadsheet usage and extend the footprint of Enterprise Data Management into the Front Office.
IFRS 9 Data Management Challenges

12th December 2017

The mandatory adoption of IFRS 9 at the beginning of 2018 will cause a number of data management challenges for firms impacted and required to comply with the new accounting standards. This paper outlines key challenges, including the need to adopt a consistent approach to measuring expected credit losses, as well as accurately classifying assets...
Spreadsheets & Operational Risk: Instrument Valuation Issues, Data & Regulation

11th December 2017

Regulations such as BCBS 239 are forcing changes in the usage and governance of spreadsheets and other end-user computing (EUC) applications in financial markets. This paper outlines the main risks in spreadsheet usage in derivative and fixed income valuation, and explains some of the regulators motivations in addressing this source of operational...
Spreadsheet Agility within EDM – Centralized. Audited. Compliant.

7th December 2017

This paper describes how spreadsheet calculations and analytics can be integrated within a centralized, audited Enterprise Data Management (EDM) process. Given regulations such as BCBS 239 and Dodd-Frank mandating a reduction in the reliance upon manual end-user processes, such an approach offers the flexibility, agility and ease of use that...
TimeScape EDM+ IFRS 9 Data Management Solution

5th December 2017

Mandatory adoption of IFRS 9 at the beginning of 2018 will prompt a number of data management challenges. Firms will need to pay particular attention to validating inputs and outputs of credit risk models, as financial statements become considerably more sensitive to credit quality. Furthermore, requirements to adopt a new classification schema for...
Xenomorph TimeScape EDM+ for BCBS 239

1st December 2017

This paper describes some of the challenges presented by BCBS 239 and how deploying a solution such as Xenomorph TimeScape EDM+ ensures both data management best practice and efficiencies, and competitive advantage for the business as a whole.