The Financial Information Services Division of the Software and Information Industry Association (FISD) has released a new MDDL 3.0 Open Source licence for the financial information industry. MDDL, or Market Data Definition Language, is an open industry standard XML dialect for securities market data. The announcement of the new licence aims to remove possible ambiguity regarding intellectual property issues associated with using MDDL. “This confirms that MDDL is an open standard and, since it is a ‘non-GPL’ licence, it is not subject to ‘downstream’ licensing concerns,” according to Bill Nichols, programme director for securities processing automation at FISD.
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Beyond regulatory compliance, what are the opportunities for leveraging standards to improve operational efficiencies? Financial institutions are starting to realise there are clear benefits in taking a strategic approach to data standardisation as they move to more data driven approaches which require good quality, accurate data for analytics and AI programmes. This webinar will review...
The year 2019/20 saw a doubling of LEI registrations in Australia, according to APIR Systems, a provider of essential infrastructure for the wealth management industry in Australia, including acting as an official registration agent for the issuance of LEIs. Coming into legal force in Australia on October 1, 2019 after numerous postponements, there has been...
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.
High-profile and punitive penalties handed out to large financial institutions for non-compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations have catapulted entity data management up the business agenda. So, too, have industry and government reports on the staggering sums of money laundered on a global basis. Less apparent, but equally important, are...