FIA Tech and JDX partner on global product reference database

FIA Technology Services (FIA Tech) announced the creation of a global reference database of exchange-traded derivative product data which is being implemented across all FIA Tech services.  The database, which is available free of charge to all FIA Tech Brokerage Services subscribers, was compiled in partnership with JDX Consulting.

The reference database will include industry-wide contract-level specifications including symbols, official contract descriptions, and currency information.  Additionally, the database organizes contracts into standardized groupings to simplify brokerage processing.

“This database will allow our clearing member customers to seamlessly connect to and integrate with industry systems, vendors and exchanges,” said Nick Solinger, president of FIA Tech.  “Using a single golden source will improve efficiency and interoperability.  We anticipate reduced data management costs for our customers, their IT providers as well as fewer breaks in post-trade and brokerage processing.”

“The industry is focused on consolidation, standardization and simplification,” said Devika Darbari, CEO Americas of JDX Consulting. “The creation of a single global reference database of exchange-traded derivative products is a welcomed solution, which will help the industry gain these key objectives along with creating efficiencies, reducing costs and ensuring the effective management of reference data. JDX were honored to have been selected and partner with the FIA Tech to bring this solution to the market.”


About FIA Tech

FIA Tech is a for-profit subsidiary of FIA that works with the listed derivatives industry to address operational inefficiencies that benefit from industry solutions. FIA Tech was founded in 2008 and operates the industry solutions for give-up documentation (EGUS), brokerage invoicing and settlement as well as ownership and control regulatory reporting for swap dealers, FCMs and exchanges globally.

For more information, contact Heather Vaughan at +1 202-466-5460.

About JDX

JDX is an independent consulting company, created in 2012, with more than 300 employees globally, inspired by entrepreneurship and underpinned by our unique culture. JDX provides its clients with flexible, bespoke resourcing solutions in the areas of operational and regulatory remediation. The JDX Strategy is to do the right thing by our clients with energy, enthusiasm, integrity and knowledge.

In 2015 the JDX Group expanded its offering by launching JDX FinTech, JDX for Insurance, JDX Connect and JDX base60. With this expansion, JDX is now able to provide the full suite of consulting services and is a viable alternative to traditional consulting and resourcing providers.

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