FIX Community Sponsors ISIN Study Group

Association helping efforts to standardize OTC markets

Sassan Danesh, co-chair of the OTC Products Committee of the FIX community

Industry body FIX Trading Community has announced its sponsorship of the International Standards Organization (ISO) study group developing rules for the use of International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs) to identify over-the-counter derivatives.

The group—officially called the ISO TC68/SC4/SG2 Study Group on ISIN Allocation for OTC Derivatives—was convened after the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) mandated the use of the securities identifier for regulatory reporting

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