Working Groups

The tables below show planned, ongoing or already finished working groups. If you would like to attend, please write an email to businessoffice@openfunds.org so that we can connect you with the chairman.

FundsXML Phase I

DescriptionComparison of the FundsXML schema 4.0 with openfunds fields.
AimAllocation / mapping of every single FundsXML field to an existing openfunds field or propose new fields in openfunds to ensure full FundsXML field range is available in openfunds. openfunds field definitions must be aligned to existing openfunds specifications (if appropriate).
MembersChairman: Christopher Auden – UBS
Member 1: Nathalie Faure – AllianceBernstein
Member 2: Andy Chan – Robeco
Member 3: Peter Raffelsberger – Amundi
StatusPlanned
Work in progress
Finished
Due datesStart date: 01st March 2018
End date: 30th April 2018
Comments

FundsXML Phase II

DescriptionComparison of the openfunds fields with the FundsXML schema 4.0.
AimAllocation / mapping of every single openfunds field to an existing FundsXML field or propose new fields in FundsXML to ensure full openfunds field range is available in FundsXML.
MembersChairman: Andy Chan – Robeco
Member 1: Nathalie Faure – AllianceBernstein
Member 2: Christopher Auden – UBS
Member 3: Peter Raffelsberger – Amundi
StatusPlanned
Work in progress
Finished
Due datesStart date: 28th May 2019
End date:
Comments

German Investment Tax Act

DescriptionThe German Investment Tax Act (“Investmentsteuergesetz”) was revised and will lead to a new system of taxation as of 1st of January 2018. This might create a need for new openfunds fields, which should be defined by this working group.
AimOpenfunds field definitions must be aligned to existing openfunds specifications. White Papers and FAQs are requested where necessary or helpful.
MembersChairman: Alexander Ehmann – fundinfo AG
Member 1: Anika Wiehen – TaxCom GmbH
Member 2: Svenja Müller – Morningstar Deutschland GmbH
Member 3: NN
StatusPlanned
Work in progress
Finished
Due datesStart date: 15th September 2017
End date: 22nd March 2019
Comments 

Fund Ratios and Exposures

DescriptionCurrently, there is a great deal of interest of distributors and other parties in the most important fund key figures as well as the investment exposure, which are difficult to obtain in a standardized and complete, machine-readable format. For this reason, we are planning to include new fields on this topic in the openfunds standard.
AimCreation of new and necessary fields concerning fund ratios and exposures.
MembersChairman: Daniel Koch and Tim Gutzmer – Credit Suisse
Member 1: Acolin
Member 2: Carnegie
Member 3: FE fundinfo
Member 4: Fortia
Member 5: Julius Baer
Member 6: Morningstar
Member 7: SIX Group
Member 8: Solveny Analytics
Member 9: UBS
Member 10: Wellington
StatusPlanned
Work in progress
Finished
Due datesStart date: 13th August 2019
End date: tbd
Comments