ANNA - Association of National Numbering Agencies
ANNA is the Association of National Numbering Agencies, which assign ISIN codes to all securities in public trading. The mission of ANNA is to implement, promote and make available standards for financial instruments. ANNA Service Bureau (ASB) is responsible for maintaining a database of ISIN and CFI information of all member agencies.
ECSDA - European Central Securities Depositories Association
ECSDA, the European Central Securities Depositories Association is a forum for European CSDs to exchange views and take forward projects of mutual interest. It aims to promote a constructive dialogue between the CSD community, European public authorities and all other stakeholders looking to achieve an optimal regulatory framework for clearing and settlement. ECSDA represents 39 national and international central securities depositories (CSDs) across 35 European countries.
SMPG - Securities Market Practice Group
SMPG, the Securities Market Practice Group, was formed in July 1998. Its mission is to develop market standards and practices ensuring Straight-Through-Processing (STP) in clearing and settlement of securities and exercise of rights attached to securities both locally and internationally. SMPG operates in over 30 countries through National Market Practice Groups (NMPG).
ESA - European SWIFT Alliance
ESA, the European SWIFT Alliance, has members in countries using the SWIFT network. The mission of ESA is to exchange information and experience related to SWIFT strategic projects and support discussions on product positioning and development of standards.