The following finalized ISITC North America Market Practice documents are available for use. These market practices are the result of ISITC working group efforts to analyze, identify, and document recommended best practices for securities processing within the financial services industry. Any questions about these documents should be directed to the co-chairs of the working group that has produced the document.


Bank Loan Market Practice

Bi-lateral Repurchase Agreement Market Practice

ETD and Cleared OTC Margin Call Market Practice

FX Status MT396 Market Practice

Mutual Fund Trailer Fee Payment Market Practice

Non-Deliverable Forward Foreign Exchange Market Practice

Securities Related Payments

TBA Market Practice

Third Party Custodian Cash and Security Segregated Collateral Market Practice

Tri Party Reverse Repo Market Practice

US Settlements Market Practice



DISCLAIMER - The Market Practice Documents developed by the International Securities Association for Institutional Trade Communication (ISITC) are statements of professional practices recommended by ISITC. Institutions providing the information recommended in these documents will benefit from the efficiencies inherent in a more automated transaction process. Although all institutions are encouraged to act consistently with these practices, none are required to do so, and a failure to do so is not, in and of itself, evidence of negligent or inappropriate conduct.