The issue of timely access to ISIN securities identifiers in Canada is now being evaluated by the Canadian Capital Markets Association’s (CCMA) Institutional Program Steering Committee. The CCMA has been identifying problems holding up straight through processing and has highlighted asset and counterparty identification as presenting the biggest issues. ISINs are currently issued in Canada by the Canadian Depository for Securities, but there is currently no effective means of distribution. To handle the lack of timely access, financial institutions tend to issue their own internal codes, complicating the trade processing cycle.
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Global data standards and identifiers are essential to business growth, market stability and cost reduction – but they can be challenging to implement, while a lack of consistency across jurisdictions has presented obstacles to global take-up. However, with regulators starting to sit up and take note, the issue of data standards is coming increasingly to...
Global LEI Foundation Aims to Accelerate LEI Adoption by Slashing Prices of the Identifiers to Single Digit Dollars
The Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF) is planning to tear down the cost barrier obstructing widespread adoption of the LEI with the implementation of a validation agent role for banks and financial institutions. Expectations are that frequently contended high prices charged to register an entity for an LEI – by way of example Bloomberg charges $65...
The TradingTech Summit in London brings together European senior-level decision makers in trading technology, electronic execution and trading architecture to discuss how firms can use high performance technologies to optimise trading in the new regulatory environment.
The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act – aka FATCA – raised eyebrows when its final regulations requiring foreign financial institutions (FFIs) to report US accounts to US tax authorities were published last year. But with the exception of a few modifications, the legislation remains in place and starts to comes into force in earnest...