Technology is creeping into buy-side compliance processes, but to what degree?
International regulators say it's too soon for fintech such as blockchain or robo-advisors to pose a threat to financial stability, but warns that caution is still necessary.
What still needs to be done to ensure continued increases in registrations?
Strate depository endorsed to issue identifiers
Brazilian bank official with roles at FSB and BIS takes on new post
Data consumers concerned that rates reforms may create new feeds with accompanying fees.
Action will yield analysis to be provided to IOSCO's CPMI efficiency unit
FSB's Carney Begins Second Term
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has released its final report into foreign-exchange (FX) benchmarks, where it lists a number of recommendations related to the calculation of the "fix" and trading conduct.
LEI China, established by the China Financial Standardization Technical Committee certified by the LEI ROC authority last year, has started operating
Avox's general manager Mark Davies explores why poor data quality is still an issue for firms when trying to understand their counterparty exposure, and outlines three steps they can take to improve the situation
According to an international group of market supervisors, five years after the financial crisis, firms are not meeting their expectations in relation to the consistent, timely and accurate reporting of their counterparty exposures
The nominations for the board of directors of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation includes some surprises and clues about the form the Central Operating Unit might take
The legal entity identifier still has its hurdles to clear for full implementation, as panelists in an October 18 webcast acknowledge. Michael Shashoua reports their concerns about private-public cooperation, federated system structure and onboarding and…
The regulatory oversight committee of the legal entity identifier project plans to reveal in coming days the board of directors of the LEI foundation and the results of applications by local operating units to become part of the interim LEI system
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) report on over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives reform makes for interesting reading, pointing out a number of areas where the markets are moving towards the Group-of-20 (G20) mandate set in 2009. The picture, overall,…
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has released its latest report on the progress of global reform regarding the trading of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, saying that important milestones have been reached, but work is still needed from all…
P-lei.org, a legal entity identifier consortium launched in June, has begun making pre-LEI data available daily, notably for the US, Germany and France
With the go-live date for the legal entity identifier system still far off, a growing number of pre-local operating units are set to begin issuing entity identifiers. Nicholas Hamilton finds out why they have taken on the task, what challenges they face…
Agustin Carstens will chair the Assessment of Vulnerabilities subcommittee responsible for monitoring the global financial system. The FSB also named Daniel Tarullo of the US and Ravi Menon of Singapore to lead subcommittees dealing with policy and…
The industry utilities have increased the number of identifiers now registered, as other interested parties such as the FSB's Central Operating Unit also make progress on preparations
FSB chairman Mark Carney has told bank regulatory officials of the G-20 countries of new time frames for accounting standards, Basel III implementation stages, insurance company identification and central clearing of derivatives
Alacra's potential use of its Authority File database to trigger alerts of corporate events that have caused regulatory status changes, could be key to linking identifiers—especially the LEI
The structures and parameters for global implementation of a legal entity identifier are in place, but industry professionals are finding cracks in the registration process that undermine its accuracy. Michael Shashoua describes some of the issues now…