Legal entity identifiers (LEIs)

Time's Up: Esma Sticks to the Schedule for Mifid II LEI Compliance

Esma’s ‘No LEI, No Trade’ policy gets real after the official end of a grace period on Mifid II’s LEI requirement, while at the same time Hong Kong regulators have introduced a new LEI mandate to boost identifier use in the region. Jamie Hyman and Wei…

January 2018: Getting Your Bitcoin’s Worth

Financial firms spent a lot of last year focused on Mifid II compliance, but also clearly spent significant time following the ups and downs of cryptocurrencies - and assessing whether to invest in this new asset class.

UPDATE: Markets, Regulators Not Yet United on Mifid II

Just over a week into Europe’s new financial regulatory regime, Joanne Faulkner assess the key challenges that still lie ahead as market participants and regulators alike grapple with the data and reporting requirements of Mifid II.

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…

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