ISO 15022 Data Field Dictionary

MT501 Scope

This message is sent by an account servicer (account servicing institution) to an account owner. The account owner may be a global custodian which has an account with its local agent (sub custodian), a local agent (sub custodian) which has an account with its clearing agent, or a registration provider or a financial institution which has an account with its local agent (sub custodian).

This message is used to:

  • confirm the registration, reregistration or deregistration of a beneficial owner or shareholder with the registration provider (the function of the message is NEWM),

  • confirm the modification of registration details (the function of the message is NEWM),

  • cancel a confirmation of registration or modification previously sent by the account servicer (the function of the message is CANC).

MT501 Format Specifications

Status Tag Qualifier Generic Field Name Detailed Field Name Content/Options No.

Mandatory Sequence A General Information

M

16R

 

 

Start of Block

GENL

1

M

20C

SEME

Reference

Sender's Message Reference

:4!c//16x

2

M

23G

 

 

Function of the Message

4!c[/4!c]

3

O

98a

PREP

Date/Time

Preparation Date/Time

A, C, or E

4

M

22F

CONF

Indicator

Type of Confirmation Indicator

:4!c/[8c]/4!c

5

-----> Mandatory Repetitive Subsequence A1 Linkages

M

16R

 

 

Start of Block

LINK

6

O

22F

LINK

Indicator

Linkage Type Indicator

:4!c/[8c]/4!c

7

O

13a

LINK

Number Identification

Linked Message

A or B

8

M

20C

4!c

Reference

(see qualifier description)

:4!c//16x

9

M

16S

 

 

End of Block

LINK

10

-----| End of Subsequence A1 Linkages

M

16S

 

 

End of Block

GENL

11

End of Sequence A General Information

Mandatory Sequence B Registration Details

M

16R

 

 

Start of Block

REGDET

12

----->

M

20D

4!c

Reference

(see qualifier description)

:4!c//25x

13

-----|

----->

O

22F

4!c

Indicator

(see qualifier description)

:4!c/[8c]/4!c

14

-----|

M

98a

4!c

Date/Time

(see qualifier description)

A or C

15

M

35B

 

 

Identification of the Financial Instrument

[ISIN1!e12!c]
[4*35x]

16

Optional Subsequence B1 Financial Instrument Attributes

M

16R

 

 

Start of Block

FIA

17

O

94B

PLIS

Place

Place of Listing

:4!c/[8c]/4!c[/30x]

18

----->

O

22F

4!c

Indicator

(see qualifier description)

:4!c/[8c]/4!c

19

-----|

----->

O

12a

4!c

Type of Financial Instrument

(see qualifier description)

A, B, or C

20

-----|

O

11A

DENO

Currency

Currency of Denomination

:4!c//3!a

21

----->

O

98A

4!c

Date/Time

(see qualifier description)

:4!c//8!n

22

-----|

----->

O

92A

4!c

Rate

(see qualifier description)

:4!c//[N]15d

23

-----|

----->

O

13a

4!c

Number Identification

(see qualifier description)

A or B

24

-----|

----->

O

17B

4!c

Flag

(see qualifier description)

:4!c//1!a

25

-----|

----->

O

90a

4!c

Price

(see qualifier description)

A or B

26

-----|

----->

O

36B

4!c

Quantity of Financial Instrument

(see qualifier description)

:4!c//4!c/15d

27

-----|

O

70E

FIAN

Narrative

Financial Instrument Attribute Narrative

:4!c//10*35x

28

M

16S

 

 

End of Block

FIA

29

End of Subsequence B1 Financial Instrument Attributes

Mandatory Subsequence B2 Financial Instrument/Account

M

16R

 

 

Start of Block

FIAC

30

M

36B

RREG

Quantity of Financial Instrument

Quantity of Financial Instrument Registered

:4!c//4!c/15d

31

O

93B

FICL

Balance

Final Closing Balance

:4!c/[8c]/4!c/[N]15d

32

O

95a

ACOW

Party

Account Owner

P or R

33

M

97A

SAFE

Account

Safekeeping Account

:4!c//35x

34

M

16S

 

 

End of Block

FIAC

35

End of Subsequence B2 Financial Instrument/Account

M

16S

 

 

End of Block

REGDET

36

End of Sequence B Registration Details

-----> Optional Repetitive Sequence C Client Details

M

16R

 

 

Start of Block

CLTDET

37

Optional Subsequence C1 Address

M

16R

 

 

Start of Block

ADDRESS

38

M

17B

4!c

Flag

(see qualifier description)

:4!c//1!a

39

----->

O

22F

4!c

Indicator

(see qualifier description)

:4!c/[8c]/4!c

40

-----|

----->

O

95a

4!c

Party

(see qualifier description)

P, R, S, or U

41

-----|

----->

O

94a

4!c

Place

(see qualifier description)

C, D, or G

42

-----|

----->

O

13B

4!c

Number Identification

(see qualifier description)

:4!c/[8c]/30x

43

-----|

M

16S

 

 

End of Block

ADDRESS

44

End of Subsequence C1 Address

Optional Subsequence C2 Personal Details

M

16R

 

 

Start of Block

PERSDET

45

----->

O

22F

4!c

Indicator

(see qualifier description)

:4!c/[8c]/4!c

46

-----|

O

95U

BIRT

Party

Name at Birth

:4!c//3*35x

47

----->

O

98a

4!c

Date/Time

(see qualifier description)

A or C

48

-----|

----->

O

94C

4!c

Place

(see qualifier description)

:4!c//2!a

49

-----|

O

70C

ADTX

Narrative

Additional Text

:4!c//4*35x

50

M

16S

 

 

End of Block

PERSDET

51

End of Subsequence C2 Personal Details

M

16S

 

 

End of Block

CLTDET

52

-----| End of Sequence C Client Details

Optional Sequence D Corporate Action Details

M

16R

 

 

Start of Block

CADETL

53

----->

O

98a

4!c

Date/Time

(see qualifier description)

A or C

54

-----|

O

35B

 

 

Identification of the Financial Instrument

[ISIN1!e12!c]
[4*35x]

55

M

16S

 

 

End of Block

CADETL

56

End of Sequence D Corporate Action Details

Optional Sequence E Additional Information

M

16R

 

 

Start of Block

ADDINFO

57

----->

O

95a

4!c

Party

(see qualifier description)

P, Q, or R

58

-----|

M

16S

 

 

End of Block

ADDINFO

59

End of Sequence E Additional Information

MT501 Network Validated Rules

  • C1 If the message is a cancellation, that is, Function of the Message (field 23G) is CANC, then field :20C::PREV must be present in one and only one occurrence of A1; consequently, in all other occurrences of A1, field :20C::PREV is not allowed.

    Sequence A

    if field :23G: is ...

    Then field :20C::PREV is ...

    CANC

    Mandatory in one occurrence of subsequence A1, and not allowed in all other occurrences of subsequence A1

    NEWM

    Not applicable

MT501 Usage Rules

  • When the message is used as a cancellation, the linkage sequence must contain the reference of the original confirmation.

  • The Identification of Financial Instrument in sequence B Registration Instruction Details identifies the financial instrument to be registered. The Identification of Financial Instrument in sequence D Corporate Action Details identifies subscription rights or exercise warrants from a corporate action.

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