Legal entity identifiers (LEIs)

October 2017: Watchdogs Sharpen Their Tech Teeth

We’re all used to financial institutions complaining about the burden of regulation and the amounts of data they must collect, maintain and report. But spare a thought for the organizations that will have to capture and analyze more data than any single…

Compliance Countdown: 100 Days to MiFID II

Sept. 25 marks exactly 100 days until Europe’s new financial regulatory framework, MiFID II, becomes law. Jamie Hyman gets the lowdown from industry experts on whether the industry is ready, what the next 100 days will look like, which strategies firms…

Asia’s MiFID II Compliance Countdown

The countdown to Jan. 3, 2018, when MiFID II will take effect, is starting to sound like the ominous ticking of a time bomb. Many details of the regulation have been available for some time, yet as the clock ticks down, questions still remain over…

Bloomberg Gets GLEIF LOU Nod

To avoid falling foul of MiFID II's 'No LEI, No Trade' rule, Bloomberg will make LEIs available to clients via three mechanisms.

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

Getting All Hands on Deck

The path for the legal entity identifier to reach its administrator’s goal of 1.5 million registrations must be paved collaboratively with the industry that carries out the work of registering. Michael sees GLEIF, the administering foundation, as gaining…

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