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.
Xenomorph Launches Version 5.0 of TimeScape EDM+Press Release
Latest release offers faster and more scalable architecture, new functionality, improved GUI and data integration / distribution options. NEW YORK AND LONDON – Xenomorph, a provider of data management technology to banks, asset managers and insurance companies, has launched Version 5.0 of its flagship enterprise data management platform TimeScape EDM+. The new release offers a faster […]
Factsheet: TimeScape EDM+ for Independent Price Verification (IPV)Product Literature
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.
Factsheet: TimeScape EDM+ for Prudent ValuationProduct Literature
Prudent valuation practices are becoming increasingly commonplace, prompted by edicts such as the European Union’s Capital Requirements Regulation. Rather than simply verifying the fair value of an asset (or accuracy of a model) by comparing it to an independent source, prudent valuation goes one step further and assumes the process of deriving fair value is sufficiently uncertain to warrant additional adjustments that reflect valuation risk.
IFRS 9 Data Management ChallengesWhite Paper
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 some of these challenges, including the need to adopt a consistent approach to measuring expected credit losses, as well as accurately classifying assets and modelling hedging relationships.
Xenomorph TimeScape EDM+ Executive OverviewProduct Literature
This executive overview outlines the key data management challenges facing financial institutions, and presents the benefits of using TimeScape EDM+, Xenomorph’s Enterprise Data Management system for financial markets.
Join Xenomorph’s Brian Sentance at the Data Management Summit (DMS) London on 15th March 2017. Brian will be participating in the panel discussion: “Reviewing the regulatory landscape in volatile and uncertain times — the data management response for 2017” at 11.00.
In this video blog produced in partnership with Numerix, Xenomorph CEO Brian Sentance sits down with Numerix CMO James Jockle to discuss a new Celent Report on FRTB and the Upcoming Renaissance in Market Risk Management. They discuss the data management challenges FRTB presents to the industry and how businesses can be strategic with planning and execution of sound IT strategies and solutions.
Pay Attention to Proprietary DataPress Coverage
In an article for Inside Reference Data, Xenomorph’s Brian Sentance raises awareness about how to use derived data. FRTB and capital adequacy issues can be addressed with better understanding of proprietary or derived data. Financial institutions rely heavily on information sourced from vendors, whether that’s market or reference data. Yet their most valuable data sets tend to be those they create themselves. Proprietary or “derived” data gives these institutions an edge by providing the ability to spot mispricing of risk, capture alpha and outperform the market. Given the importance of proprietary data and analytics…
This paper describes the ‘fundamental’ nature of changes associated with the revised Basel III market risk capital framework and the broad set of data management challenges that firms will face as a result of the new framework.