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ANNA Sets Up Benchmarks Task Force

The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA), which is responsible for assigning ISIN, FISN and CFI codes, has set up a Benchmarks Task Force to develop the process of obtaining ISINs for referential instruments, in particular, indices and reference rates. The purpose of the task force is to enable collaboration between ANNA and global benchmark…

Data Management Summit Discusses Digitalisation, Technology, Diversity and More!

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit hit an all-time high in New York City last week with a packed auditorium, buzzing exhibition hall, great line-up of speakers, market leading sponsors and interactive discussion throughout the day on how to deliver the next level of data management and business success. Keynote presentations Suvrat Bansal, head of innovation,…

DSB Responds to Industry Feedback with Plans for a Technology Roadmap for OTC Derivative Identifiers

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) is planning to develop a strategic technology roadmap for OTC derivative identifiers. The roadmap is a response to feedback from the DSB’s latest industry consultation that has also led to the creation of a Strategy Subcommittee of the DSB Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) that will take forward the technology-related work…

Stephan Wolf Discusses this Week’s MiFID II LEI Mandate and Emerging Digital Certificates

The MiFID II mandate requiring the use of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) to identify parties to financial transactions came into play on Monday, causing barely a ripple in trading markets, but still posing problems in terms of lapsed LEIs – a problem that Stephan Wolf, CEO of the Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF), suggests could be…

Recorded Webinar: The latest on identifiers and standards in data management – LEIs, ISINs, CFI codes and more

Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. The concept of data standardisation is gaining ground as financial firms tackle mounting regulatory requirements while seeking to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Identifiers such as Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) and International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs), and classification codes such as Classification…

It’s Official – No Further Delays in the Use of LEIs Under MiFID II

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) confirmed today that the six-month delay to the mandate requiring the use of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) for all issuers and counterparties to transactions under MiFID II will not be extended. The initial delay from January 3, 2018, when MiFID II came into play, to July 3, 2018…

Data Management for Compliance, Business Performance and Reduced Costs

Regulatory compliance is non-negotiable, business performance is crucial, and pressure on costs is continual. So, how can you source and manage data once for both compliance and performance, and how can you contain costs? These questions and more were addressed during a recent A-Team Group webinarhosted by A-Team editor Sarah Underwood and joined by Dessa Glasser,…

GLEIF 2018 Plans Include DLT Research, A Mapping Service and Golden Copy Files

The Global Legal Entity Identification Foundation (GLEIF) is planning a research project to discuss the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) for LEI issuance and has this week introduced a free of charge certification process – the GLEIF Certification of LEI Mapping Service – that is designed to ensure organisations that map the LEI to…

Thomson Reuters Live with Key MiFID II Compliance Services

Thomson Reuters has fulfilled its commitment to clients within the scope of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) with go live of key services designed to help them achieve compliance. Services that have been updated since the January 3rd, 2018 MiFID II compliance deadline include: updated MiFID II compliant data already available to…

Recorded Webinar: MiFID II: Meeting the Requirement for Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs)

Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. The deadline for compliance with Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) is looming, requiring firms within the scope of the regulation to ensure they have Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) in place for all the clients, counterparties and issuers they deal…