Options Symbology Initiative Conversion Fast- Approaching, with Vendor Cut-Offs Looming

New York - The deadline for the February 2010 conversion to the new options symbology in the US is fast approaching, but firms will have to be ready from early fall to meet testing deadlines and vendor conversion dates, officials tell Inside Reference Data.

New York-based Tom Jordan, chairperson of the FIF Advisory Committee, Financial Information Forum and president and chief executive officer of Jordan & Jordan, says February 12 is the final day, but a lot of conversions will be going on before

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