Financial Stability Board (FSB)

FSB Unveils FX Benchmark Recommendations

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.

Chinese LEI Registrar Launches

LEI China, established by the China Financial Standardization Technical Committee certified by the LEI ROC authority last year, has started operating

Grappling With Quality

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

The March of LEI Progress

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…

A Long Way to Go

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,…

FSB Report Highlights OTC Reform Challenges

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…

Pre-LEI Portal Launches Data Sets, a legal entity identifier consortium launched in June, has begun making pre-LEI data available daily, notably for the US, Germany and France

Taking Responsibility for Entity Identification

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…

FSB Names Three Subcommittee Leaders

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…

Swift, DTCC Move Forward On LEI Registration

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

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