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Legal Entity Identifier (LEI)

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OFR Names Advisory Committee Members

Interactive Data's Stephen Daffron and Northern Trust's Kay Vicino are among the new appointees to the US Treasury unit's advisory group

Inside Reference Data | News | People | 17 Jul 2014

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LEI Foundation to Focus on Search for CEO, But COU Unlikely This Year

Following its inaugural meeting last week, the board of directors of the global legal entity identifier foundation is to focus on finding a CEO of the foundation, but does not expect the central operating unit of the system to be up and running before...

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 01 Jul 2014

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Compliance Through Crowd Computing -- Webcast

On June 25, Inside Reference Data hosted a webcast about how crowd computing can help financial institutions manage the requirements of new regulations by enabling them to combine automation tools, subject matter experts and online workers

Inside Reference Data | Web Seminar | Regulation & Standards | 01 Jul 2014

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EIOPA Seeks Feedback on Plans to Mandate LEI Usage

The Frankfurt-based supervisory authority for the insurance industry is seeking feedback on its plans to make use of legal entity identifiers mandatory in Europe

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 27 Jun 2014

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LEI Common File Format Published

Adoption of a common file format for pre-legal entity identifiers is intended to reduce the likelihood of duplicate records and incorrect data, and to make it easier to integrate data from different pre-local operating units

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 20 Jun 2014

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Toronto FIS: IRD's Editor Shares Highlights

Inside Reference Data editor Michael Shashoua notes key themes discussed at the Toronto Financial Information Summit on June 10

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Data Management | 12 Jun 2014 | video

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LEI's Big Payoff

While the legal entity identifier is starting to produce value for data management operations, Fatca and BCBS 239 could follow suit in similar fashion

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Regulation & Standards | 09 Jun 2014

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Securing LEI Success

From more regulatory mandates to standardized data quality checks, there was no shortage of suggestions of ways to ensure the success of the LEI project at the North American Financial Information Summit, writes Nicholas Hamilton

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Regulation & Standards | 06 Jun 2014

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Stress Tests, Data Aggregation Get Bigger Parts in Risk Management

Risk data aggregation efforts are pulling in more sources of data and more functions and tasks, such as stress testing. Michael Shashoua reports

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Data Management | 30 May 2014

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OFR's Reed Sheds Light on LEI's Omission from Fatca

Matthew Reed, of the Office of Financial Research and Regulatory Oversight Committee of the legal entity identifier project, says the LEI was not ready when the Internal Revenue Service made key decisions about Fatca, but suggests it will be added in...

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 22 May 2014

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