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Wednesday, November 20 • 2:00pm - 2:25pm
Case Study: Challenges to Supporting Open Data

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This talk will give a synopsis of the work Bloomberg L.P. Has done with the Object Management Group in the development and support of the Financial Instrument Identifier (FIGI), the only open data identification framework for financial instruments. Exploring the reasoning on why a for-profit company would invest in, and continue to support open data, the speakers will cover internal and external challenges in doing so. The evolution of FIGI, and what the future may hold in regards to standards and regulation will be examined. Finally, a wrap up on the pros and cons of "competing" standards (open and licensed), drivers for innovation, and the good and bad impacts of regulation.

Speakers
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Rich Robinson

Head of Strategy and Standards for Open Data, Bloomberg
Rich Robinson is a senior executive with over 25 years of experience in the financial industry, across operations and technology functions. Starting in the Global Custody Operations of Bankers Trust Company in the early 1990’s, Rich has worked throughout the front, mid and back... Read More →


Wednesday November 20, 2019 2:00pm - 2:25pm
Stage # 2 - New World Stages 340 W 50th St, New York, NY 10019, USA