Uncertain AII Implementation Date

LONDON - Late announcement of the February soft launch date for UK regulator the Financial Services Authority's (FSA) alternative instrument identifier (AII) transaction reporting could mean it will be ignored by firms, say market participants.

In February 2009, the FSA announced that September 21, 2009 would be the go-live date for the AII implementation. But in July, it postponed this, and later set a new date for a soft launch in February 2010, when the UK regulator is meant to be ready to st

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