Project led by Societe Generale that uses privacy-enhancing technologies to solve data management issues hopes to sign up five banks and launch as a legal entity.
The Figi is free to use, and becomes the second reference data standard alongside Cusip, authorized for financial instrument identification by the American National Standards Institute.
This year’s inductee into the Inside Market Data Hall of Fame is Karla McKenna, a 35-year Citi veteran and standards advocate who is now Americas managing director of LEI standards body Gleif.
A happier start than Emir, but SFTR honeymoon is over now that trades report separately in UK and EU.
The bank is offering identifiers for free to customers under a new scheme it hopes will drive down costs for entities wanting to sign up.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
The data provider's SFTR offering provides opt-in features to minimize LEI-related errors in collateral messages.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Michael Peters (pictured) who has been appointed CEO at Eurex Frankfurt.
GLEIF has partnered with vendor Evernym to create digital wallets that link employees’ identities and roles with companies' identifying codes.
The data quality and matching specialist is testing an entity resolution model for better transparency and explainability.
Waters Europe: Data requirements are driving better data for consumption across the bank.
Alternative data holds great promise as a leading indicator of alpha. But in response to firms struggling with the data science aspects of integrating the data, various industry participants are pursuing new initiatives to make it more accessible,…
The initiative's first file includes more than 3.2 million ISIN-to-LEI records across roughly 25,000 unique LEIs.
Outsourcing reporting could create technological dependencies that could add to firms’ problems in the future.
There is a movement underway to establish universal standards and the semantic ontologies that make them sing. As the industry approaches semantic utopia, questions remain about what steps need to be taken to get there and whether all the work will be…
The course focuses on Mifid II regulatory reporting and breaks down reference data rules that remain roadblocks for firms.
In feedback to the Financial Stability Board, FESE points out inconsistencies regarding the application of LEIs and asks regulators for clarity.
ANNA and GLEIF partner on a new initiative linking ISIN and LEI standards to better understand cross-entity exposures and dependencies.
While waiting for the regulators’ final word on SFTR’s technical specifications, SFT market participants and counterparties are planning their compliance strategies amid concern that the regulation goes too far in its goal to bring shadow banking into…
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…
Max Bowie reports from Toronto on Canadian firms' opinions of the challenges associated with using alternative data.
Cloud-based software allows firms to cross-reference more than 1.2 million LEIs via data from GLEIF.
The lead-up to Mifid II led to a huge jump in Legal Entity Identifiers issued, and LEI uptake continues to break records through Q1 2018.
HKMA and SFC would stagger the implementation dates for different reporting entities.