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Competing Under Pressure: how the buy-side can create value by using data smartly

MAUREEN DOYLE-SPARE

Increasing margin and cost pressures on buy-side participants continues to challenge firms to find ways of improving their performance by driving organisational transformation, focused on reducing costs and reevaluating growth strategies, in an attempt to differentiate themselves in a highly competitive market.

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IR35: The Possible Effect on Technology Resources

JESSICA HOPKIRK

Since April 2000, via IR35, the UK Tax Authorities (HMRC) have sought to combat tax avoidance amongst ‘disguised employees'. HMRC are targeting individuals supplying services via intermediary companies—such as Personal Service Companies (PSC’s)—initially in the public sector April 2017, HMRC have since shifted focus onto the private sector.

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The Resurgence of Data Standardisation: why 2020 may be the year of ISO 20022

HENRI PEGERON, STEVEN CROTCH 

Over the past decade, data standardisation ‘took a backseat’ relative to other regulatory driven priorities such as data transparency, reporting and accuracy. The financial services industry was focused predominantly on upgrading technology infrastructure and the associated pipelines for data, with less time spent on establishing how to standardise the format of what was coming through the pipes.

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