Industry Consortium to Build Standard Identifier for Derivatives

ISDA-led project aims to develop ISIN-like standard to address regulatory and liquidity challenges

Sassan Danesh, managing partner, Etrading Software

Consultancy Etrading Software announced last week that the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) has initiated a project to create an open-source, standardized identification system for derivatives, which will be usable across all facilities, from trading venues to repositories.

The initiative involves a range of stakeholders from the buy and sell side, vendors, platforms and trade associations. This consortium approached Etrading to act as project manager. The company has prior

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