IBOR Transformation – Impact on your Regulated Data Estate?

on Aug 3, 2020

There has been a lot of scandal-driven regulatory change in the last 10 years, this is no less true for the reforms to Interbank Offer Rate (IBOR). Benchmark rigging in the US$350 trillion interest rate markets was the catalyst for a move away from the British Banking Association’s London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) calculation to alternative Risk-Free Rates (RFRs). 

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Topics: Data Lineage, Transformation, Metadata Management, Data Management, APAC, IBOR, Banking, Hedge Fund, Insurer, LIBOR, Asset Management, Treasury

SMCR: Empowering Ownership, Accountability and Governance

on Jul 15, 2020

After working for the leasing division of Barclays for 11 years, it was very strange to move from an established process of working, to join the ‘dark side’; a start-up software company selling trading software back to Banks. It was an exciting time, as financial services organisations were going through dramatic change and adopting new technology and practises. 

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Topics: Regulatory Compliance, Data Lineage, Metadata Management, Data Quality, Data Management, Regulatory Lineage, Management Responsibilities Map, SMCR, FCA, Data Visualisation, Regulatory Reporting, Transparency, Senior Managers, Data Control, EUDA, Data Ownership, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint

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, metadata governance, glossary, Data Dictionary, Business Glossary, Data Taxonomy, BCBS 239

Lost in Translation

on Jun 10, 2020

While having a conversation with a highly regarded data management expert about all things data, we started to discuss Solidatus Version Four and its integration of a Data Catalog.

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Topics: Data Lineage, Data Governance, Data Management, Data Catalog, Data Dictionary, Asset Inventory, Business Glossary

Keep Covid and Carry On

on Apr 29, 2020

May we live in interesting times” goes the saying somewhat ironically known as the Chinese Curse (there is no proven link to China of course!). We are certainly living out those interesting times now and there is a lot going on. At Solidatus, we are not ones to look at the negatives, so let’s have a look at the opportunities that are out there while we are all locked up at home.

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Topics: Data Lineage, Data Management, Covid19

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