Association of National Numbering Agencies approved the Central Depository of Armenia as a Partner09.06.2009
The General Meeting of Members of the Association of National Numbering Agencies held on June 4, 2009 in Malta, by its unanimous decision approved the Central Depository of Armenia (CDA) as a Partner of the organization.
The General Meeting of Members of the Association of National Numbering Agencies held on June 4, 2009 in Malta, by its unanimous decision approved the Central Depository of Armenia (CDA) as a Partner of the organization.The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) was established in 1992 by 22 founding National Numbering Agencies for the purpose of promoting, implementing, maintaining and making available standards for securities and related financial instruments, in a uniform and accurate structure. As part of its activities, ANNA, through its member national agencies, assigns International Securities Identification Numbers (ISIN) to securities according to ISO Standard 6166. Currently, ANNA comprises numbering agencies from nearly 100 countries worldwide.The status of a Partner of ANNA will enable the CDA to establish and develop the ISIN codification system in Armenia, bringing the codes assigned to the Armenian securities in compliance with ISO standards. The introduction of the internationally adopted uniform securities numbering system will make the Armenian securities easily identifiable for international institutions and investors, among other things contributing to the streamlining and automation of all related procedures. The CDA’s cooperation with ANNA is an important step within NASDAQ OMX’ general strategy of introducing and promoting international standards and industry best practices in Armenia.