Waters Wavelength Podcast: Tim Baker on Cusip lawsuit, data copyrights, and innovation in market data
Expero’s Tim Baker joins the podcast to talk about the ongoing Cusip suit and regulatory intervention in the market data space.
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 numbering agency has partnered with SmartStream and ICE to cross-reference and map the underlying asset’s identifier to the relevant Isin.
Through a combination of its own technology and partnerships with fixed-income mainstays Bloomberg and Tradeweb, S&P is looking to create end-to-end workflows to simplify trading of primary bond issues for both buy-side and sell-side firms.
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…
With electronification and tech development increasing in fixed income, participants are looking for better data access in the primary market for corporate bonds.
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.
While some trading firms are welcoming the use of a new non-proprietary code for identifying digital tokens, the onus will be on local regulators to enforce its adoption.
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…
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.