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Vendor Data Notifications

By Alistair Brooker on Mar 26, 2021

Yes, there can be too much of a good thing.

Topics: Market Data Management Index License Management MDM market data services data services vendors market data vendors
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Index Data Licensing – The New Complexity

By Calero-MDSL and Jordan & Jordan on Jun 4, 2020

In today’s environment, where firms are required to do more with fewer resources while dealing with increasing complexity in commercial index data policies and licensing models, it is becoming more and more difficult to ensure that index data usage is being managed effectively and that the cost of index data is controlled.

Topics: Market Data Management Financial Technology Management Index License Management index license manager MDM market data services fintech
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Calero-MDSL Strikes Partnership with Jordan & Jordan for Index License Service Offering

By Rob Stratton on Jun 2, 2020

Leading Market Data Management Provider Strengthens Offering for Securities Firms to Manage Complex License Agreements

Calero-MDSL, a leading provider of Technology Expense Management (TEM) and Market Data Management (MDM) solutions, today announced a partnership with Jordan & Jordan, a prominent FinTech company providing market data, regulatory compliance and trading solutions across the securities industry, have partnered to provide a comprehensive Index License Management solution to the market. In combining Calero-MDSL’s award-winning Index License Manager (ILM) software with Jordan & Jordan’s best-in-class licensing services, the two companies now offer the most comprehensive Index Management solution in the industry. 

Topics: News Market Data Management Company News Financial Technology Management Index License Management index license manager MDM market data services fintech
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Index License Management Now Assures Compliance at All Three Levels of Regulation

By Calero-MDSL on Apr 9, 2020

Three layers of regulatory compliance burden governments, businesses, financial institutions, and other organizations.

Internal Regulations – The information governance body within an organization creates authorized use policies (AUP) for their own employees to assure consistent and accountable use of information.

Topics: Market Data Management Index License Management MDM

Is Index License Management for me?

By Sam Rushton on Aug 19, 2019

MDSL's Index License Management (ILM) solution assists you with documenting and managing your firm's index licenses, helping you to ensure compliance with audits and upcoming regulations, and quickly confirm the terms and coverages of your licenses. 

Topics: Market Data Management Index License Management ILM
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Success Story Spotlight: MDSL Helps Large Asset Manager Automate Cost Allocation of Index Licenses

By Sam Rushton on Aug 14, 2019

MDSL was able to help a large, U.S.-based asset manager automate the cost allocation of index licenses for the fund management industry using our Index License Manager (ILM). Let's take a closer look at this client success story and explore the complexity of license management, MDSL's proposed ILM solution and what organizational outcomes were produced for the client. 

Topics: Market Data Management Index License Management managed services index license manager ETF ILM asset manager
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How to Lower Your Costs with Index License Management

By Calero-MDSL on Jun 6, 2018

Much has been made since the introduction of the European Benchmark Regulation (BMR) of the need among large financial firms to implement revised governance standards to keep track of benchmark usage. Both buy-side and sell-side, as well as custodians of index and mutual funds, were impacted by this change, which went into effect in January of this year for new product issuance, as a way for European regulators to ensure the “accuracy and integrity of benchmarks.”

Topics: Index License Management