• What is FpML?

FpML® (Financial products Markup Language) is the open source XML standard for electronic dealing and processing of OTC derivatives. It establishes a protocol for sharing information electronically on, and dealing in swaps, derivatives and structured products. Learn more...


Latest News

newsbulletFebruary 25, 2015

ISDA has published the Third Working Draft for FpML Version 5.8 (build 3). Please visit the “Changes in this version” of the specifications for more information.

FpML-5-8-3-wd-3 | View announcement
newsbulletFebruary 13, 2015

FpML Response to ESMA Consultation on Review of the technical standards on reporting under Article 9 of EMIR

newsbulletDecember 19, 2014

ISDA has published the Trial Recommendation for FpML Version 4.10 (build 1) specifically for the loan market. Please visit the “Changes in this version” of the 4.10 specifications for more information.

newsbulletAugust 29, 2014

ISDA has republished the Recommendations for FpML Versions 5.6 (build 6) and 5.7 (build 6). Please visit the “Changes in this version” section of the respective specifications for more information.

FpML-5-6-6-rec-2 | FpML-5-7-6-rec-2
newsbulletJuly 9, 2014

ISDA has published the Recommendation for FpML Version 5.7 (build 5)

Press Release | FpML-5-7-5-rec-1
newsbulletFebruary 27, 2014

FpML publishes a working draft of a global regulatory spreadsheet mapping the data requirements from multiple jurisdictions (e.g., CFTC, ESMA, MAS, CSA, ASIC).

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newsbulletJanuary 20, 2014

FpML Response to Malaysian Regulatory Agencies’ Joint Public Consultation Paper Trade Repository Reporting Requirement for Over-the-Counter Derivatives.

newsbulletSeptember 10, 2013

FpML Response to: Updated Model Rules – Derivatives Product Determination and Trade Repositories and Derivatives (CSA)

newsbulletAugust 23, 2013

ISDA launches the FpML Listed Derivatives Working Group. Fill out the call for participation form if you are interested in participating.

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FpML Focus

Identifiers & Classification

Regulatory Reporting

Implementing Dodd-Frank

European Developments

Clearing/ Electronic Execution of OTC derivatives

  • newsbullet Enhancements to support Part 22 (LSOC) requirements.

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    The CFTC has passed 17 CFR Part 22, commonly known as Legal Segregation with Operational Commingling (LSOC). (pdf)
    The FpML Business Process Working Group has been developing a set of messages to support LSOC requirements.
    Draft of the messages are available in FpML version 5.4. For information on timing for 5.4 view FpML roadmap
  • newsbullet Enhance clearing messaging capabilities

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    We continuously enhance and expand the clearing messaging capabilities of FpML to adapt to the rapidly evolving clearing landscape.
    Please refer to the Business Process Architecture section of the specification for more information.(FpML specifications)
  • newsbullet Clearing Certainty

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    FpML is participating in an joint effort led by ISDA and FIA to develop prototype credit limit check messages.
    Clearing certainty is a concern for many market participants as the industry moves towards central clearing.
    Extending the standard to enable execution certainty will represent an important step toward bringing OTC products onto execution platforms.
    Draft of the messages will be available in FpML version 5.5.For information on timing for 5.5 view FpML roadmap

Industry Updates

bullet Training

FpML Training Course (New York) – March 18, 2015
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Extending FpML (New York) – March 19, 2015
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bullet Presentations Read more

October 14, 2010
FpML 5.0 Presentation