Corporate Actions Varieties Increase

More Variations Create Processing Complications

The range of differences in types of corporate actions data has become the biggest issue for management of that data, while efforts to standardize corporate actions data or upgrade its standard have lagged, according to panelists who discussed these concerns in a webcast entitled "Corporate Actions: Breaking Down the Building Blocks," held October 29 and sponsored by S&P Capital IQ and Thomson Reuters.

"The challenges start with the announcements themselves and subjective interpretation of event