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Troves of Trade Information

Trade repositories are set to become a common feature of the over-the-counter derivatives market globally. But what challenges and benefits do the facilities present for the companies that will operate them and the firms that will report to them, asks...

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 07 Feb 2012

ISITC Europe To Establish LEI Working Group

ISITC Europe's LEI working group will pass on members' concerns to regulators about crucial issues such as the scope of the identifier

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 23 Jan 2012


Snitzer Begins as Chair of ISITC

Trade communication organization ISITC has named Jan Snitzer, previously vice chair, as chair for 2012-3, succeeding Gary Probert

Inside Reference Data | News | People | 03 Jan 2012


MiFID Forum Awaits ESMA Nod on Standards for Consolidated Tapes

The Real-Time Market Data Subject Group of the MiFID Forum—a working group comprising industry association FISD and standards bodies ISITC Europe, FIX Protocol and TWIST—is awaiting feedback from the European Securities and Markets Authority as to...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 05 Dec 2011

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ISITC Europe Live Blog: Operational Impact of Regulations Panel

WatersTechnology will be covering the Operational Impact of Regulations panel at the International Securities Association for Institutional Trade Communication (ISITC) Europe Conference on 18 November 2011. The event is being held at RBS, in the City...

Buy-Side Technology | News | Regulation & Standards | 17 Nov 2011


Sibos 2011: Bringing SSI Onto ISO 20022

Genevy Dimitrion, immediate past chair of ISITC, notes progress bringing the SSI [standard settlement instructions] standards onto ISO 20022

Inside Reference Data | Interview | Regulation & Standards | 21 Sep 2011 | audio


FPL Urges Collaboration on European Post-Trade Data Standards

FIX Protocol Limited, the organization responsible for the development and maintenance of the FIX trade messaging protocol, is encouraging member firms to participate in a newly established Trade Data Standardization Group—a subcommittee of the FPL...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 01 Aug 2011


DTCC Nudge May Finally Complete ISO Transition

I'm not an industry practitioner or a C-level technology executive, but from what I see and hear so far about ongoing efforts to persuade the securities industry and its firms to adopt the ISO 20022 standard for trade messages, it seems like the recalcitrance...

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Regulation & Standards | 20 Jul 2011

ISITC US to Lay Out ISO 20022 Industry Benefits

ISITC US clarifying business case for corporate actions ISO 20022 migration

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 13 Jul 2011


IRD's Wrap on SIFMA 2011

Inside Reference Data editor Michael Shashoua gives his take on last week's Sifma event and all the talk surrounding Legal Entity Identification, ISITC's focus on SSIs (standing settlement instructions) and the EDM Council's efforts in the standardization...

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Regulation & Standards | 20 Jun 2011 | video

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