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
What still needs to be done to ensure continued increases in registrations?
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…
Identifier data management effort intended to continually improve quality
Strate depository endorsed to issue identifiers
Growing LEI issuance has improved reporting, but what comes next?
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
The number of markets adopting the legal entity identifier (LEI) continues to grow.
Members of the ISO Technical Committee for Financial Services (ISO/TC 68) will vote during early December on whether to develop a new standard for Entity Legal Forms
The National Settlement Depository has debuted lei-code.ru, a website providing data on legal entity identifiers in the Russian market
LEI China, established by the China Financial Standardization Technical Committee certified by the LEI ROC authority last year, has started operating
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
Following its inaugural meeting last week, the board of directors of the global legal entity identifier foundation is to focus on finding a CEO of the foundation, but does not expect the central operating unit of the system to be up and running before…
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
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
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
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
Those seeking to increase data quality, cope with new identifier standards or meet the mandates laid out by Europe's new market infrastructure regulation, are looking at how to reduce the complexity of the methods designed to meet simple goals
The Regulatory Oversight Committee, which supervises legal entity identifiers globally, has approved pre-local operating units in Russia, Poland, the Netherlands and Finland
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 Committee of Evaluation and Standards is investigating how historical data should be treated when a legal entity identifier record is transferred from one issuing utility to another; contingencies for entities that receive more than one LEI; the…
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
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…
Pre-legal entity identifier utilities in the US, Germany and France have become the first to be admitted into the official interim LEI system, but 3,000 CFTC Interim Compliant Identifiers will not be globally recognized