ESF: Open Access Needed for Processing

Kentouris, Chris
February 2004
Securities Industry News;2/9/2004, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p9
Trade Publication
Reports on the plan of the European Securities Forum (ESF) to reduce costs of cross-border clearance and settlement in Europe in 2004. Goals of the cost-reduction approach of the ESF; Endorsement of the International Standards Organization 15022 message standards for securities lending; Investment banks that participated in the initiative.


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