On 3rd March 2016, the FIX Trading Community held its 8th annual EMEA Conference at its spiritual home, Old Billingsgate in the City of London. By numbers, the day was a huge success – a record of close to 900 delegates from 22 countries spanning Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Americas, featuring 40 high quality speakers, 40 sponsors, 16 sessions....
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FIX Protocol is part of the fabric of capital markets. Formed in 1991 at the dawn of electronic trading, FIX connects the global ecosystem of venues, asset managers, banks/brokers, vendors and regulators by standardizing the communication among participants. This is accomplished by following 4 key principles:
- Creating and maintaining robust open standards across the whole ecosystem from pre-trade to market data to settlement.
- Providing advice and counsel to regulatory bodies in a transparent and unbiased way.
- Seeking ways to improve the trading process front to back for the global financial services industry.
- Providing our members with a neutral, collaborative environment to come together through member-driven conferences and other critical forums to promote, support and educate.
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Is the International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) not fit for purpose for identifying certain types of derivatives, as claimed by some partisans for other identifiers or just “concerned citizens” of the derivatives realm? For the full article, please click here.
Industry association is developing recommendations for use of the FIX Protocol in assigning ISIN codes to OTC derivatives on a real-time basis. For the full article, please click here.
London 8am, 21st March 2016: FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading, is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the ISO Study Group to determine the rules for the allocation of the ISIN standard to derivative instruments. As part of this effort, FIX is documenting a set of best practices to support the creation...