June 13, 2019

Article: Using APIs to Increase Efficiency

by Karel Engelen (ISDA) and Marc Gratacos (TradeHeader)

FpML has been a key enabler of automation in the derivatives industry, but its value could be further enhanced by providing value-added web services with open connectivity. These services will be equally important for the next generation of data and processing standards based on DLT and blockchain, write ISDA’s Karel Engelen and TradeHeader’s Marc Gratacos. The increased automation of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives is built on the foundations of Financial products Markup Language (FpML)—an open-source standard for the electronic dealing and processing of derivatives. Rapid development and recent breakthroughs in distributed-ledger technology (DLT) and [...] Read the full article ...