SIX operates and develops infrastructure services in the areas of securities, payment transactions and financial information with the aim of raising efficiency, quality and innovative capacity across the entire value chain of the Swiss financial center. The company is owned by its users (127 banks). With a workforce of some 4,000 employees and a presence in 23 countries, it generated operating income in excess of CHF 1.9 billion and group net profit of CHF 207.2 million in 2017.www.six-group.com
The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU) is a managed service that delivers complete, accurate and timely reference data for use in critical regulatory reporting, trade processing and risk management operations, dramatically simplifying and reducing unnecessary costs for financial institutions.
The RDU acts as a processing agent for its participants selected data sources; sourcing, validating and cross-referencing data using market best practises so that these processes do not need to be duplicated in every financial institution. An experienced global team, who operate under the compliance frameworks of their customers, deliver data that is fit-for-purpose, consistent and in a format that is specific to the financial institutions’ needs.
For more information about the SmartStream RDU visit: www.smartstreamrdu.com.
Founded in 1996, RIMES is an award winning managed data services and RegTech solutions provider that truly understands the data management and compliance challenges faced by its clients. It serves over 350 asset managers, owners, servicers and banks in 40 countries including 60 of the 100 largest global asset managers and 9 of the 10 largest asset servicers by TAUM.
The Association of National Numbering Agencies supports international trading and worldwide processing efficiency through the assignment of ISO-standard identifier codes to a broad range of investment instruments. ANNA serves as the Registration Authority for the core ISO financial identifier, the International Securities Identification Number (ISIN), which is allocated to all new issues in more than 200 countries along with the Classification of Financial Instruments (CFI) and Financial Instrument Short Names (FISN) codes. Under ANNA’s stewardship since 1992, the ISIN is the recognized global standard for instrument identification.
The EDM Council is the global non-profit association established by professionals to elevate the practice of Data Management as a business and operational priority. The Council is the leading advocate for the development and implementation of Data Standards, Best Practices and comprehensive Training and Certification programs. The 200+ global member firms and more than 7,000 professionals represent a broad range of roles from organizations including data vendors, technology companies, consultants, academia and regulators, in financial services and other industries. Members can also network, collaborate, participate in Working Groups and access in-depth resources via EDMConnect™, the online platform for members.
Learn more at http://edmcouncil.org