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European Parliament Adopts CSD Reg

The European Parliament has agreed a range of rules designed to govern the operation of central securities depositories (CSDs) and settlement cycles in...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Clearing & Settlement | 17 Apr 2014

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Sifma tells FSOC Chair: More Regulators Must Require LEI

The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association has highlighted the fact that only one US regulation requires the legal entity identifier and more than twice as many entities in Europe have registered for the identifier than in the US

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 15 Apr 2014


CUSIP Numbers Created for MAC IRS Contracts

SIFMA AMG and ISDA have worked with CUSIP Global Services to create CUSIP numbers for Market Agreed Coupons, a type of interest rate swap contract launched in April

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 17 Dec 2013


Citing Tech Concerns, Sifma Pushes Back on SEF Deadline

Sifma has sent out a final plea to regulators to push back next week's swap execution facility (SEF) registration and compliance deadline—largely because technology questions remain.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Regulation & Standards | 27 Sep 2013


Marking Your Own Homework

The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (Sifma) sent a request for a review into the structure of the exchange self-regulatory model (SRO) last week, in a move that may force regulators to take an enhanced role in market oversight.

Sell-Side Technology | Opinion | Exchanges | 05 Aug 2013


Opening Cross: Data: Currency of the New Age (or "Quantum Dawn 2: Revenge of the Hackers")

It’s hard to believe we’re already halfway through 2013—which many thought would be a return to form for the industry. And while it has yielded a return for indicators like the Dow Jones Industrial Average and some banks that reported record profits,...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 22 Jul 2013


Opening Cross: SIFMA 2013: Killing Me Softly?

The theme of the report accompanying this week’s print issue of Inside Market Data is automation and electronification in fixed income markets, the advance of technology and how the bond markets are making use of tools and techniques from cloud computing...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Events | 24 Jun 2013


Opening Cross: Worried About Event Latency? Slow Down and Take the Scenic Route

Ever been stuck behind someone who barged in front of you, only to then move at a much slower pace and hold everyone up? Perhaps it’s the slowpoke in the overtaking lane, or the old lady who elbows you aside on the subway stairs then shuffles down,...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 17 Jun 2013


Spotting the Stars of SIFMA Tech

The annual SIFMA Technology exhibition has suffered lower attendance and fewer exhibitors in recent years, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t companies worth visiting at the show. One reason stated for fewer attendees is that with fewer staff expected...

Inside Market Data | News | Events | 14 Jun 2013


SIFMA Eyes SEC Rematch Over Data Fees

Trade organization the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) has filed two petitions with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it hopes will pave the way for a judicial review of the way exchanges introduce new fees for...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 31 May 2013

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.


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