Data requirements analysis for regulatory reporting

Client Needs & Objectives

As part of the creation of an Intermediate Holding Company with specific capital, liquidity and reporting requirements (FED regulatory requirements), the objectives were threefold:

  • Analyse Fed calculation and reporting requirements and translate them into data elements
  • Perform the data gap analysis and identify remediation actions
  • Build the framework to ensure data quality (lineage, tool etc.)
  • Implement effective data ownership

Our Approach

  • Analyse Fed instructions according to the bank specificities and identify all required data elements in coordination with the business
  • Perform data gap analysis related to sourcing, transformation and quality: define golden source for each data element, transformation and calculation needs, perform lineage (upstream to reporting systems), assess the quality
  • For each data element, identify all stakeholders i.e. business owner, application owner, data steward etc.
  • Prioritise and launch remediation actions with a criticality assessment (based on criteria such as the weight of activity, cross-dependencies with other Fed reports, complexity of the implementation, time constraints etc.)

Main Deliverables

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Client Benefits & Main Results

Define detailed roles and responsibilities and reach a consensus with all the stakeholders

Ensure consistency across the different initiatives in the bank (common data elements should have the same golden source)

Start remediation actions as soon as possible (even though the assessment is not finalized) to meet the tight deadlines