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Opening Cross: Controlling Data Costs Requires Both Carrots and Sticks—Big, Scary Sticks

Even though the mood in 2013 is more positive than recent years, the industry hasn’t loosened up entirely. The Dow Jones Industrial Average may have returned to pre-crisis levels, but industry spend overall is still under pressure, as evidenced by lower...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 06 May 2013


Data Channel: Thank You, Farewell, But Not Quite Goodbye

Change can be good, bad, exciting, costly, or all of the above and more at the same time, but ultimately, change is inevitable. And the time has come for me to make a change, as I say farewell to Inside Market Data. When I was a little girl, all I dreamed...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | People | 22 Apr 2013


SIFMA Cries Foul to SEC Over UTP Tape C Fee Hike

SIFMA calls on SEC to reject 25 percent Tape C price increase, claims UTP did not follow mandated procedures before raising fees.

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 17 Apr 2013


ISITC Groups Drafting MBS, Portfolio Value Guidelines

ISITC working groups plan to collaborate with Sifma to meet a June deadline on mortgage-backed securities margin requirements, and to revisit total portfolio value standards. ISITC as a whole will continue work begun last year on the legal entity identifier...

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 28 Mar 2013


Exchanges, FINRA Issue RFP for SEC-Mandated Audit Trail Operator

US exchanges and regulator FINRA -- collectively known as self-regulatory organizations (SROs) -- published a request-for-proposal on Feb. 26, to solicit proposals from parties interested in building and operated the Consolidated Audit Trail, as mandated...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 28 Feb 2013


Sifma Taps Cullen for Corporate Actions Group

Kevin Cullen, communications and marketing director at Information Mosaic, will serve on the Industry Leadership Committee for Sifma's Corporate Actions Section

Inside Reference Data | News | People | 14 Feb 2013


Sifma Chief Leaves for JPMorgan Post

T Timothy Ryan, the president and CEO of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (Sifma), has resigned from his post at the lobbying group in order to take up a regulatory affairs role at JPMorgan Chase.

Sell-Side Technology | News | People | 09 Jan 2013


Sifma's Strongin on Global LEI Implementation

Sifma's David Strongin tells IRD editor Michael Shashoua about the industry organization's work on securities identifier standards

Inside Reference Data | Interview | Regulation & Standards | 14 Dec 2012 | video

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Sifma LEI Live: Regulatory Adoption

Inside Reference Data editor Michael Shashoua tweeted live from Sifma's Legal Entity Identifier seminar on December 11 in New York

Inside Reference Data | Official Record | Regulation & Standards | 11 Dec 2012

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Sifma: Questions Remain About Implementation Of FSB's LEI Proposals

Sifma has expressed its support for the Financial Stability Board's legal entity identifier proposals, but says questions remain about how they will be implemented

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 14 Jun 2012

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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