This document defines industry practices for common usage of the FIX protocol for post-trade processing, for all asset classes, between buy-sides and sell-sides that can be use bi-laterally as well as through intermediary facilities.
Equity Options via FIX – Recommended Practices
Defines industry practices for usage of the FIX standard to facilitate parallel implementation across buys-sides, sell-sides and intermediaries. v1.0
FX via FIX – Recommended Practices
Addresses the FIX Protocol for FX Placement, Allocation, and Confirmation/Affirmation workflows. Updated: 20190207 (v0.08)
Qualified Vendor via FIX – Recommended Practices
Includes the FIX Recommended Practices for interfacing with DTC Qualified Vendors.
Equity Swaps via FIX – Recommended Practices
Addresses the two primary post-trade workflow types or equity swaps between the buy-side and the broker-dealer and swap providers. The workflows include 1) Hedge-leg style 2) Swap style.
Common Framework via FIX – Recommended Practices
Describes the common framework for cross-asset buy-side to sell-side workflow for post-trade processing. Note that pre-trade allocation is within the scope of post-trade processing.
Futures via FIX – Recommended Practices
Addresses the post-trade workflow for futures and options on futures via FIX.
SEF_FX_FI via FIX – Recommended Practices
Focuses on the buy-side to sell-side workflow for trades executed on a SEF utilizing a pre-trade allocation workflow as opposed to “bunched” trades.