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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…

DSB Publishes UPI Implementation Timeline, Lists Products Requiring Identifier, Opens Second Fee Model Consultation

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has taken three more significant steps towards go live of the Unique Product Identifier (UPI) service in July 2022 with the publication of a draft implementation timeline, an initial list of products that will require UPIs and a second UPI fee model industry consultation focusing on the timeline and encouraging…

DSB Opens Industry Consultation on 2022 ISIN and CFI Service Provision

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has opened its 2021 industry consultation on 2022 OTC ISIN and CFI service provision. The consultation paper that will shape DSB activity for 2022 is published on the organisation’s website. Industry will be able to respond until 5pm UTC on Monday 31st May, with final results of the consultation delivered…

Entity Data Management Handbook – Seventh Edition

Sourcing entity data and ensuring efficient and effective entity data management is a challenge for many financial institutions as volumes of data rise, more regulations require entity data in reporting, and the fight again financial crime is escalated by bad actors using increasingly sophisticated techniques to attack processes and systems. That said, based on best…

CUSIP Calls on Financial Institutions to Get More Involved in Data Standards Development

CUSIP Global Services is working in partnership to accelerate data standards development in emerging markets including digital securities and ESG investing. The standards organisation is also working with the ANNA Service Bureau to improve coverage and quality of ISINs, and with regulators and the Derivatives Service Bureau on the introduction of the UPI later this…

GLEIF Moves LEI Uses Cases on from Regulatory Compliance to Digital Identity Products

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) is extending use cases of the LEI beyond regulatory reporting to solutions initially including digital certificates. The first commercial demonstration of LEIs embedded within digital certificates has been made by the China Financial Certification Authority (CFCA), which has also signed up as a validation agent within the global…

Etrading Calls for Standards Experts to Join Digital Token Identifier Advisory Committee

Etrading Software, the exclusive registration authority for the ISO standard for digital token identifiers (DTIs), is calling for industry participants to join its product advisory committee – the application deadline is May 17, 2021. The scope of work includes providing advice on the use of DTIs and the issuance process for the identifiers, as well…

Derivatives Service Bureau Calls for Reference Data Provider to Support UPI

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has released a Request for Information (RFI) to identify a reference data provider for underlier identifiers for the Unique Product Identifier (UPI). A requirement of the UPI, which the DSB plans to make available in Q3 2022, is to support the use of multiple underlier identifiers and reference data elements….