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Kaiko and Bloomberg Promote Standards for Digital Asset Markets with Release of Financial Instrument Global Identifiers for Crypto Assets

Kaiko, a cryptocurrency market data provider, is bringing Bloomberg’s Financial Instrument Global Identifier (FIGI) into play as a means of identifying crypto assets and enabling greater interoperability between industry participants including digital asset exchanges, data aggregators, custodians, service providers and regulators. The companies’ first move is the release of a batch of FIGIs for all…

Etrading Releases Digital Token Identifier Registration Service, Initiates Use of Standards Across Digital Token Asset Class

Etrading Software has started Digital Token Identifier (DTI) registration following go live of the DTI registry in July 2021 and recent publication of the ISO standard for digital assets, ISO 24165. With the standard in place, early work by the registry includes coverage of the top 100 cryptocurrencies by market capitalisation – ultimately, all digital…

DSB Publishes Final Report on a Fee Model for the UPI

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has published its final report on a fee model for the Unique Product Identifier (UPI) that will come into play in July 2022. The report – Principles Underlying the Fee Model for the Unique Product Identifier (UPI) Service – is based on two consultation papers and considers both the UPI…

ANNA Service Bureau Migrates to Cloud as Part of Enhancement and Modernisation Programme

The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) has improved and modernised the ANNA Service Bureau (ASB). Key changes include the migration of the platform to a cloud-based infrastructure, a new user interface with an integrated data quality dashboard, a data challenge ticketing system, and enhanced search and download capabilities. Additional data elements related to the…

Etrading and ITSA Create Task Force to Discuss Digital Token Identifier Issuance Process

Etrading Software, acting as exclusive registration authority for ISO standard 24165 digital token identifiers (DTIs), and the International Token Standardization Association (ITSA), a non-profit organisation aiming at setting market standards for the global token economy, have created a joint task force to identify synergies in the issuance processes of both the DTI and the International…

GLEIF Adds Two Validation Agents in Drive to Increase Global LEI Adoption

The Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF) has added two validation agents to its LEI issuance scheme in recent weeks, easing adoption of the identifier and extending its reach in Africa. The foundation has also published its 2020 annual report, noting a rise in LEI numbers and a 2021 focus on the validation agent role introduced in…

ROC and DSB Sign Memorandum of Agreement on Governance of Unique Product Identifier

The Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) and Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) have finalised a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the implementation of governance arrangements for the globally harmonised Unique Product Identifier (UPI). In October 2019, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published governance arrangements for the UPI, outlining the governance framework and criteria for the UPI system….

SETL Launches Verafide Digital Credentials Platform for KYC, Other Verification Challenges

Blockchain operator SETL’s Verafide subsidiary has launched its open-source platform for verifying digital credentials and identification on the SETL enterprise blockchain, allowing issuers, holders and verifiers to set up and maintain a digital credentials ecosystem. The Verafide platform is aimed at helping firms fulfill their KYC obligations, adopt more seamless and transparent customer onboarding processes…

Etrading Goes Live with Digital Token Identifier Registry

Etrading Software, acting as the exclusive registration authority for the ISO standard for Digital Token Identifiers (DTIs), has gone live with the DTI Registry that will assign the identifiers. Etrading’s Digital Token Identifier Foundation (DTIF), a non-profit division of the company, is responsible for the DTI Registry and will provide golden source reference data for…

How to Implement Strategies, Standards and Technologies for Best Practice Customer Data Management

Getting customer data right has been a problem for financial institutions for many years, but it is beginning to ease as regulation drives data aggregation underpinned by data governance, data standards emerge, and technologies replace manual processes. Getting management buy-in to improve customer data has also moved on and become more persuasive as conversations about…