Reference data

Today's investment firms need to know their customer and product data better and access it faster and cheaper if they are to rise to the new challenges they face from the combination of market and operational pressures introduced this decade.


LiRAN  24 February 2015 - FinCEN Customer Due Dillegence  Click here Click for more info

LiRAN  26 March 2015 - CP20/14: Updating Single Customer View for 2015  Click here Click for more info

LiRAN  21 April 2015 - GATCA - FATCA for everybody?  Click here Click for more info

LiRAN  19 May 2015 - AMLD IV - 4th Money Laundering Directive Known Unknowns  Click here Click for more info

LiRAN  16 June 2015 - Regulatory reporting - MiFID II dependencies and reference data challenges  Click here Click for more info

Press releases
TitleDate Added
New research: Five years on, G20 regulatory risk is a top priority for senior executives25 September 2014
Engagement model between regulators and the financial industry is broken, according to JWG report 10 April 2012
Is your ICT infrastructure robust enough for G20 regulatory reform?29 March 2012
Latest JWG risk research finds industry unlikely to be ready for 2012 regulatory environment18 May 2011
Institutions call for collaborative action with regulatory support to develop missing reference data22 February 2010

DescriptionDate Added
220115 CDMG KYC outlook for 201528 January 2015
RegBeacon January 201512 January 2015
041214 CDMG-Deck16 December 2014
131114 CDMG MiFID MiFIR v1 5.pdf26 November 2014
CDMG market structure and investor protection minutes14 October 2014

FREE DownloadsDate Added
CDMG 2014 Events Agenda18 December 2013
JWG RDA overview v2 4P.pdf11 July 2013
2013-06-07 HB Client Alert - New EU Benchmarks Regulation.pdf11 June 2013
2013-685_qa_ii_on_emir_implementation_final_for_publication_201306047 June 2013
JWGs Response To FSBs paper 'Understanding Financial Linkages: A Common Data Template'16 November 2011

JWG alerts
BCBS consults on CCP risk: Should exposure be priced cheaply to encourage banks to centrally clear?
Bitcoin regulation: Is global regulation of cryptocurrencies possible and why are regulators biding their time?
AML controls weak, says FCA: Report identifies trade financing as area of particular vulnerability to fin. crime:
JMLSG update: Guidance changed to take account of new FATF recommendations and AMLD IV draft:
FATF guidance on mobile payments and internet-based payment services: New standards for CDD, RBA and wire transfers:
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Liquidity Risk Action Network creates the reference points for investment firms' and their regulators' detailed policy and operating model requirements. By making these transparent, they also form the launch pad for suppliers and service providers who wish to build solutions which are fit for purpose.

TechSIG provides a neutral 'safe' platform for like-minded firms, vendors and professional service firms to collaboratively develop practical IT infrastructure solutions to resolve MiFID compliance problems. No similar mechanism exists for protected collaborationTM, which safeguards members' intellectual property, whilst creating valuable, validated solutions.
Regulatory identifiers (GRIS)
The Global Regulatory Identifier Steering Group (GRIS) is a collaborative initiative bringing together European sell-side trade bodies. It represents the European sell-side perspective, whilst creating a global dialogue between, and amongst, policymakers and industry.
G20 systemic risk
The Systemic Risk Group provides thought leadership both for the politicians who aim to control, and the managers that run, financial services. JWG's analysis of the G20's 93-point action plan provides decision makers with what they need to do the job from strategic direction to practical compliance with new regulations.

PublicationDate Added
G20 FS reform: will you survive or thrive?25 September 2014
12082014 CDMG v1 515 August 2014
261113 CDMG MiFID presentation v1 4P.pptx26 November 2013
[RegBeacon] Issue 414 February 2013
[RegBeacon] Issue 32 October 2012