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Upcoming Webinar: Approaches to ESG data for the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)

Date: 14 July 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes The EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) outlines extensive rules designed to ensure transparency across sustainable financial markets. It also demands huge volumes of non-financial ESG data to be sourced, managed and governed, some of which is difficult to…

DSB Publishes Final Report from OTC ISIN Industry Consultation

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has published the final report, based on 2022 industry consultation, for 2023 OTC ISIN and CFI service provision. The report includes a summary of industry responses with accompanying analysis and DSB proposals for next steps for each of the consultation topics: Global agile architecture approach Undertaking a detailed review of…

GLEIF Initiates Use of Verifiable LEI with Signing of 2021 Annual Report

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has achieved a milestone in the realisation of a global ecosystem for digital business identity with the first use of a verifiable Legal Entity Identifier (vLEI) to sign its 2021 annual report. The vLEI, a digitally trusted version of the LEI, has the potential to meet the need…

Derivatives Service Bureau Delays Implementation of Unique Product Identifier

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has delayed implementation of the Unique Product Identifier (UPI), which was initially due to go live in Q3 2022, but will now be implemented in response to regulatory mandates, the first of which is expected to come from the CFTC in November 2023. The decision to delay implementation and wait…

Recorded Webinar: Data standards and global identifiers update

Data standards and global identifiers are the international language of capital markets – but how widely have they been adopted, how useful are they in practice, and can they stand the test of sustaining stable markets? This webinar will review data standards and global identifiers available in capital markets, discuss their adoption, and consider best…

DTCC Automates Voluntary Corporate Actions Lifecycle

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has made a further move to fully automate the corporate actions lifecycle with the processing of the US market’s first automated voluntary reorganisation ISO 20022 instruction. The process was carried out by DTCC subsidiary The Deposit Trust Company (DTC) using its newly automated voluntary reorganisation service, which is…

ANNA Implementation of Revised ISO 6166 Standard Brings Together ISIN, LEI, CFI and FISN

Work by the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) on the implementation of the revised ISO 6166 standard for the International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) has resulted in an accessible set of four data standards that can be used together to improve data management and regulatory reporting. The standards include the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI),…

ESG Data Handbook 2022

The ESG landscape is changing faster than anyone could have imagined even five years ago. With tens of trillions of dollars expected to have been committed to sustainable assets by the end of the decade, it’s never been more important for financial institutions of all sizes to stay abreast of changes in the ESG data…

Bloomberg Releases New Common Data Format for LEIs

Bloomberg has released the common data format 3.1 (CDF 3.1) for Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs). The latest CDF published by the Global LEI Foundation includes six entity category data fields that depict the type of legal entity, such as investment fund or government entity, as well as residential government entities, types of fund relationships and…

DSB Opens Annual Consultation on OTC ISIN and CFI Service Provision

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has opened its annual consultation on OTC ISIN and CFI service provision for 2023. The consultation paper is published on the DSB website with responses open until 5 pm UTC, Monday 30 May 2022. A final report will be published on Thursday 30 June 2022. The consultation focuses on topics…