1993 1994 1995 January 1999 March Fidelity/Salomon Pilot Initial version of FIX 2.7 released Jan 17th FIX 3.0 released September 27th FIX 4.0 released January 13th European FIX Committee was formed FIX 4.1 released April 1st Japan FIX Committee was formed Formation of FIX Protocol Limited FIX 4.1 with Errata released 1996 April June October First GSC meeting among chairs from Europe, Japan and US TIMELINE OF THE FIRST 10 YEARS OF FIX Initial Americas FIX Committee was formed FIX General Conference in New York First Technical Committee Meeting March September January June FIX General Conference in London 1998 April FIX Committee Structure Formalized April October Tokyo FIX General Conference
2003 July September January FIX 4.4 Released April 30th April June FIX 4.4 Version of FIXimate released FIA & FPL Sign Statement of Understanding FPL & ISDA Join Efforts FPL Announces Development of Certification Program 2001 2002 March September May August October FIX 4.2 with Errata released FIX 4.3 released August 24th TBMA & FPL combine efforts FPL Selects Jordan & Jordan to Assist with Restructuring FIX 4.3 with Errata released October FPL Opens Membership and Adds Global Fixed Income and Derivatives European FIX Users Survey Completed FIX 4.4 with Errata released Americas 2003 Survey Results Released October Launch of Implementation Guide 2004 FIXML Schema for FIX 4.4 released TIMELINE OF THE FIRST 10 YEARS OF FIX March September FIX 4.2 released March 1st Asia Pac FIX Committee was formed and Hong Kong FIX Conference held FIXimate added to FIX Open/Vendor Forums in NY, London & Tokyo 2000
On April 23, 1999, FIX Protocol Ltd. became a legal entity. The founders were as follows:
Co-Chairs of the European FIX Committee: Tim Wildenberg (Warburg Dillon Read), Alan Line (F&C Management)
Co-Chairs of the US FIX Committee: Jim Leman (Salomon Smith Barney), Michael Cormack (American Century)
Co-Chairs of the FIX Technical Committee: Sam Johnson (Goldman Sachs), Scott Atwell (American Century)
April 1999: Kunio Kato of Nomura Asset Management and Susumu Ikehara of Morgan Stanley & Co. head the Japanese FIX Committee as buy-side and sell-side chairpersons respectively.
October 1999 : First GSC meeting held among co-chairs from Europe, Japan and US included Alan Line of Foreign & Colonial, Tim Wildenberg of Warburg Dillon Read, Susumu Ikehara of Morgan Stanley, Kunio Kato of Nomura Asset Management, Mitsuhiro Kidokoro of Nikko Salomon Smith Barney, Michael Cormack of American Century, Scott Atwell of American Century, James Leman of Salomon Smith Barney and Sam Johnson of Goldman Sachs.
October 1999 : Peter White of Goldman Sachs & Co. appointed as co-chair of FPL Technical Committee succeeding Sam Johnson.
December 1999 : Michael Caffi of State Street Global Advisors elected to be US Steering Committee Buy-Side Co-Chair succeeding Michael Cormack.
March 2000: Gavin Williamson of Deutsche Bank and Michael Brady of JF Asset Management to Co-Chair the Asia Pacific FIX Committee.
Dan Doscas of Merrill Lynch chairs the Fixed Income Working Group Committee.
June 2001 : Michael O’Conor of Merrill Lynch elected to be US Steering Committee Sell-Side Chairman succeeding Jim Leman.
September 2002 : Maria Domnick of Credit Suisse First Boston named Sell-Side Chairman of FIX European Steering Committee succeeding Tim Wildenberg. Dean Kauffman elected as co-chair of the FIX Technical Committee succeeding Peter White.
September 2002 : Nicole M. Goudey-Rigger of Alliance Capital Management, L.P. named Buy-Side Chair of FIX U.S. Steering Committee succeeding Michael Caffi.
Fixed Income Working Group elevated to Global Committee.
Dan Doscas of Lehman Brothers named Chair.
January 2003 :
Global Derivatives Committee is formed.
Jim Northey of LaSalle Technology Group is named Chair.