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, was established in 1997 in Madrid as a forum for the exchange of knowledge and the representation of common interests of the European CSD industry. ECSDA has 41 members (as at October 2020), consisting of CSDs from 36 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.
EFDI - European Forum of Deposit Insurers – Association of European Deposit Guarantee Schemes and Investor Compensation Schemes
EFDI (European Forum of Deposit Insurers) is a non-profit association of European deposit insurance and investor compensation schemes. Established in 2002, it protects the interests of its members and works closely with leading European and international organisations. Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych joined EFDI in 2018 and participates in its Investor Compensation Schemes Working Group (ICS). EFDI has 72 members including two Polish institutions (Bankowy Fundusz Gwarancyjny (Bank Guarantee Fund) and KDPW which administers the Compensation Scheme).