John Tobin

Data Architect with extensive experience in regulatory reporting, data governance and data quality implementations in global investment banking. An expert in making sense of complex data structures.
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ESG Regulators Add Enforcement to Verify Disclosures

on Mar 23, 2021

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced an Enforcement Task Force for climate risk disclosures - “Proactively addressing emerging disclosure gaps that threaten investors and the market”. 

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Topics: Data Lineage, Data Governance, Metadata Management, RegTech, ESG

Will metadata investment for GDPR pay off for LGPD (Brazil), California, India and New York?

on Oct 29, 2020

GDPR is a very thorough regulation, requiring control of personal data processing, distribution and storage. It has been used as inspiration for other regulations including Brazil’s Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados LGPD, its general data protection regulation.

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Topics: Regulatory Compliance, Data Lineage, GDPR, Metadata Management, Data Quality, Data Management, Data Privacy

BCBS 239: 7 years of lessons learned

on Jun 29, 2020

BCBS 239 is summed up by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision as: “the right information needs to be presented to the right people at the right time”. In the global financial crisis of 2007/8 (remember that one?), regulators found some “globally systemically important” banks did not have a firm grip on their risk reporting and could not react quickly enough. 

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Topics: Regulatory Compliance, Data Lineage, Metadata Management, Data Quality, Data Management