GLEIF CEO Addresses Concern About Muni Bond Registration

Savings and efficiency rather than regulatory mandates will promote identifier adoption, Wolf says

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Stephan Wolf, CEO, Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation

A debate has emerged over what will be needed to get the municipal bond and underwriting units of firms to apply for legal entity identifiers (LEIs).

During a discussion on LEIs at the North American Financial Information Summit (NAFIS) in New York on May 18, Scott Preiss, managing director and global head of CUSIP Global Services, said a regulatory mandate would be necessary.

But Stephan Wolf, CEO of the Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF), which oversees the issue of LEIs, says the "tangible

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