CpML to foster standardisation among energy traders

Markup language could reduce high levels of operational risk

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Filip Sleeuwagen, CpML

When it comes to standardisation, the energy trading industry lags behind the rest of the financial world considerably. There is enormous variation around many common industry processes, market participants note, with numerous ways of representing transaction data across the market and even within the same organisation.

The use of multiple energy trading and risk management (ETRM) systems at many firms results in a lack of connectivity between systems and a high level of manual intervention, acc