Written on: 9 May 2022

We’re pleased to announce that FMSB is changing its name from FICC Markets Standards Board to Financial Markets Standards Board.

This change will help support engagement with a wider range of users of wholesale markets who may be less familiar with the FICC acronym and reflects the broader relevance of much of our work across wholesale financial markets.

The FMSB acronym remains the same. We are also taking this opportunity to refresh our website and other branded materials.

Notes to editors

FICC stands for fixed income, currencies and commodities.

A not-for-profit, privately-owned company, Financial Markets Standards Board (FMSB) is the leading market-led, global standards body for fair and effective wholesale financial markets.

Created following the Fair and Effective Markets Review (FEMR) in 2015, FMSB brings together its members – practitioners – from buy-side, sell side, corporate issuer and infrastructure provider organisations to develop Standards, Statements of Good Practice and Spotlight Reviews.

Our mission is to improve the transparency, fairness and effectiveness of global wholesale financial markets.

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