Six jurisdictions have set deadlines for firms to implement the derivatives identifier, with more expected to follow.
With possibly three years before the semblance of a verdict is reached in the ongoing class action lawsuit against Cusip Global Services and its affiliates, Reb wonders what exactly is so captivating about the ordeal.
Anthony looks at four major stories recently published that will not just affect reference data professionals, but firms of all shapes and sizes.
The CEI aims to bring interoperability to loan trading, but it’s entering a market dominated by a long-standing incumbent.
The federal judge presiding over the ongoing class-action suit against Cusip Global Services, S&P Global, FactSet, and the American Bankers Association, has dismissed all complaints against the defendants except one alleging the quartet violated Section…
As the parties involved in the Cusip lawsuit wait to see whether the case will proceed to trial, Reb discusses what it might mean if the defense's claim that the case has no legal merit is true.
Cusip Global Services and its affiliates have filed a joint motion to dismiss the anti-trust class-action lawsuit.
While the companies that oversee Cusips find themselves embroiled in a lawsuit, Anthony questions where the DTCC stands in this unfolding drama.
Cusip! Figi! Isin! BTC! LEI! Taylor Swift? How did we get here and where do we go now?
A broker-dealer and two investment managers have filed a new, joint complaint against the quartet of companies associated with management of the Cusip numbering system.
A judge for the Southern District of New York has also ordered that two class-action suits brought against Cusip Global Services and its affiliates earlier this year be consolidated.
Firms file “aggressive” motion to have legal case resolved early, saying Cusip’s operators and owners have no basis to charge for the codes.
Days after a first class-action suit took aim at Cusip, S&P Global, the American Bankers Association, and FactSet, another plaintiff has filed a complaint alleging that the quartet of companies violated the Sherman Antitrust Act, as well as certain…
An investment bank and an asset manager have filed a class-action lawsuit against Cusip Global Services, S&P Global, the ABA and FactSet. Anthony explores some of the questions that such a suit raises.
A complaint filed March 4 seeks judgement on whether Cusip Global Services, S&P Global, the American Bankers Association, and (now) FactSet have violated copyright laws as well as the Sherman Antitrust Act by charging hefty licensing fees to use the…
Though the standard has always been operated by a private entity, industry sources say its new operator could create a perception issue for FactSet. For its part, the vendor says the purchase (for a “stunning” total of nearly $2 billion) is meant to…
Sources ID Ice and DTCC as suitors, but new owners may not bring relief to users paying millions.
Modernization will help numbering agency data hub adapt to new technologies and improve data quality post-Isin review.
The Figi is free to use, and becomes the second reference data standard alongside Cusip, authorized for financial instrument identification by the American National Standards Institute.
Cusip’s Matthew Bastian explains that a tokenized asset offering is not the same as other products that get tagged as being a digital asset. The differences are becoming more important as the capital markets industry continues to explore these new…
In the era of big data, standards take too long to adopt, say industry participants.
As senior director of market development, he will spearhead the national numbering agency’s foray into DLT.
There is a movement underway to establish universal standards and the semantic ontologies that make them sing. As the industry approaches semantic utopia, questions remain about what steps need to be taken to get there and whether all the work will be…
Cusip Global Services brings North American exchanges' futures into numbering system.