Russia Gets LEI Prefix

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The Financial Stability Board's Regulatory Oversight Committee, tasked with administering the legal entity identifier, has added a sixth "pre-LEI" prefix, for the Russian market's National Settlement Depository.

Issuance of these prefixes began in November. The prefixes are four characters uniquely representing each local operating unit (LOU). Previously issued prefixes are for the DTCC and Swift, for the US CFTC Interim Compliant Identifier (CICI); WM Datenservice, the Irish Stock Exchange; the

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