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.
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…
Asset management firms still struggle to consolidate their data so that it speaks the same language across different business lines. Some new SaaS-based investment management vendors are aiming to solve this.
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.
Bloomberg, Broadridge, and Finra have all recently made news in the world of standards and identifiers. Anthony looks at some of the questions the reporters at WatersTechnology will be asking going forward.
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.
The bank’s recent moves signal what could become a managed services offering, as Goldman further embraces cloud, open source, and APIs.
Anthony explores some of the questions raised by Refinitiv's plan to move away from Eikon and Thomson One. He also looks at data governance trends, and asks why the FIGI is having such a tough time gaining acceptance.
After the route toward accreditation via the ISO petered out, Bloomberg is vying to establish its reference data standard as a system of record in the US, following a win in Brazil.
The tool allows dealers to stream axes to clients with customizable control over visibility.
As senior director of market development, he will spearhead the national numbering agency’s foray into DLT.
Cusip Global Services brings North American exchanges' futures into numbering system.
The upgraded service includes information on new issues as well as changes to existing Cusip records.
The exchange is able to issue LEIs to listed and unlisted Bermuda-domiciled companies.
Initiative aims to modernize precious metals market
Partnership aims to bring standardization to precious metals markets
Partnership Aims to Streamline Workflows in Equities, Fixed Income
Chief data officers, now more established at their firms throughout the industry, are weighing in on how to pursue higher data quality by several means. Will they address the legal entity identifier next?
The legal entity identifier (LEI) initiative is gaining strength with recognizable data quality benefits, greater awareness and participation, and more complete standards guidelines. Michael Shashoua reports on how all these developments are coming…
The provision of CUSIPs for crowdfunding offerings is part of CUSIP Global Services efforts to cover new asset types and has become necessary because of the liberalization of legislation in the US governing private placements