What is the DSB?

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) is a fully automated generator of International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs) for OTC derivatives. The DSB is the first numbering agency designed to operate on a global basis and to meet the particular requirements of the derivatives markets.

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First Quarter Update After MiFID II

The OTC-ISIN population count has increased 24% in March to over 6.8 million at March month end, up from 5.5 ...
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FIRDS Data Analysis on Week 12 of MiFID II

This blog updates on the previous DSB blog after week 8 of MiFID II, to reveal no material changes in the ...
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Solving the FIRDS Data Quality Issues the Easy Way

— Updated on 4 April with info from page 60 of FIRDS Reference data reporting instructions With MiFID II becoming business-as-usual, ...
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DSB Webinar: Current Status, Future Plans

DSB Webinar: Current Status, Future Plans 12 March 2018 – The current status and future developments of the Derivatives Service ...
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Amid Increasing User Numbers, DSB Calculates Final Fees

AMID INCREASING USER NUMBERS, DSB CALCULATES FINAL FEES Sign-Ups for Free, Open Data Service Double in Last Three Weeks 15 ...
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Banks Lead Industry Preparations for MiFID II Reporting of OTC Derivatives Reference Data

Banks Lead Industry Preparations for MiFID II Reporting of OTC Derivatives Reference Data Contract Submissions Suggest Changing Profile of DSB ...
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