Regulatory Oversight Committee

Mandating LEIs in Asia

Registration of legal entity identifiers has been far more common in the US and Europe than in Asia, with regulations the driving force. Wei-Shen Wong finds out if regulators in Asia are following suit and mandating their use

Michael Shashoua: Before and After NAFIS

Points made at the annual New York-hosted North American Financial Information Summit illustrate how blockchain and data science can or should pivot to better serve data management operations. Michael considers what legal entity identifier efforts could…

Evolving Identification

GLEIF’s Jefferson Braswell speaks with Michael Shashoua about the need to enforce maintenance of legal entity identifiers in the future, and the ongoing transition to the common file format

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

Tokyo LOU Goes Live; Canadian LOU Designated

The Japan Exchange Group has launched its local operating unit for implementation of the legal entity identifier, as designated by LEI ROC. The committee has also tapped CDS Clearing and Depository Services as Canada's LOU

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

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

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

ROC Endorses More Pre-LOUs

The Regulatory Oversight Committee, which supervises legal entity identifiers globally, has approved pre-local operating units in Russia, Poland, the Netherlands and Finland

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…

Swift's Janssens on CICI Changes: PART 1

Paul Janssens, Swift's legal entity identifier program director, explains the changes that have been made to the pre-local operating unit it manages with the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, including the removal of 18,000 codes

Swift's Janssens on CICI Changes: PART 2

Paul Janssens, Swift's legal entity identifier program director, explains how the messaging services provider and its partner, the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, are helping users manage recent changes to the CFTC Interim Compliant Identifier…

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