Avox, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, DTCC, provides legal entity data services. The company was founded in 2003 in cooperation with several financial institutions that required a more efficient mechanism for delivering better data in a timely manner. Clients of Avox form a community that subscribes to a shared pool of data, processes and resources. This community collectively addresses data quality issues by sending counterparty data to be researched and validated by expert analyst teams at Avox.