French Vendors Club Together

ORGANIZATION & STRATEGY

A group of market data vendors operating in the French marketplace have formed an industry association to promote best practices and act as a focal point for issues affecting vendors.

FDVA, the French Data Vendor Association (www.fdva.asso.fr), was formed at the start of this year by rating agency Moody’s Investor Services, FT Interactive Data (FTID), French trading and data software vendor GL Trade and Swiss data vendor Telekurs.

It now has 11 members--the others are AFX News, AFP (Agence Fr