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Legal Entity Identifier (LEI)

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Sifma tells FSOC Chair: More Regulators Must Require LEI

The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association has highlighted the fact that only one US regulation requires the legal entity identifier and...

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 15 Apr 2014

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Swift's Neutjens Talks Progress For Utility Platform

Over the past year or more, Swift has made major strides in reference data services with its SwiftRef platform. Patrik Neutjens, the organization's head of reference data, speaks with Michael Shashoua about its accomplishments and the work ahead

Inside Reference Data | Interview | Data Management | 09 Apr 2014


Impactful Actions

As regulatory pressure and the complexity of derivatives increase, Nicholas Hamilton explores why and how firms should monitor the impact corporate actions have on entities with which they have relationships

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Corporate Actions | 08 Apr 2014


CFTC Opens Discussions on Standard Structure for Global UTI

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has begun speaking to other regulators about the possibility of creating a standard structure for a global unique transaction identifier

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 26 Mar 2014


Legal Entity Identifiers special report

March 2014 - sponsored by: CUSIP Global Services; Noetic Partners; SIX Financial Information; Thomson Reuters

Inside Reference Data | Special | Regulation & Standards | 12 Mar 2014


ROC Issues Details of Pre-LOU Common Data Format

The Regulatory Oversight Committee of the global legal entity identifier system has released the first details of a common data format that will be used by pre-local operating units, reducing complexity for users of pre-LEI data

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 25 Feb 2014


EMIR and Wikis: A Wealth of Data

Reporting requirement aspects of European EMIR regulation are spurring service provider offerings, along with concerns about legal entity identifier issuance. Also, wikis present a data sourcing choice for the industry.

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Data Management | 10 Feb 2014


Short-Term Pain, Long-Term Gain

European legal entity identifier requirements have created a lot of work for data management practitioners. But HSBC’s Hany Choueiri tells Nicholas Hamilton that in the long term, the identifier can help firms manage big data, make a success of data...

Inside Reference Data | Interview | Regulation & Standards | 05 Feb 2014


Nicholas Hamilton: Surprise, Surprise

The nominations for the board of directors of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation include some surprises and clues about the form the Central Operating Unit might take, writes Nicholas Hamilton.

Waters | Opinion | Regulation & Standards | 29 Jan 2014


Are You Sure You Don't Need A Pre-LEI?

Some industry participants have fallen into the trap of assuming requirements to report pre-legal entity identifiers under EMIR will not affect them, and they are running out of time to put things right

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Regulation & Standards | 24 Jan 2014

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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