Ongoing Ref Data Utility Discussions Lead to Growing Concerns

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Concerns regarding the practicalities and viability of a utility for instrument and entity data have long been in the spotlight in the data management industry. This year’s Sibos, held in Amsterdam in October, also saw further discussions on its practicalities unravel. Bringing to the table the complexity of establishing what would be the single entity identifier; concerns around ownership, liability, maintenance, and potential costs and risk, discussions revealed practitioners’ unease about rea