Items tagged with "GLEIF"

GLEIF reveals issuance and infrastructure models for vLEI

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has unveiled the issuance and technical infrastructure models that it will deploy in its new verifiable LEI (vLEI) system.

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GLEIF enhances access to rich LEI data

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has announced enhancements to its Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) search engine, adding rich data functionality. It has also published a companion API to enable third-party developers to automate and customise searches, potentially supporting a wide variety of LEI data use-cases globally.

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GLEIF to launch digital, instant LEI Verification

This week the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) announced the next step for the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): a fully digital LEI service capable of enabling instant and automated identity verification across all industries worldwide.

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LEI Taxonomy finalised

In reporting, the only thing likely to create more confusion than having two standards covering one field, is having two XBRL taxonomies representing the same standard. Computers are terribly literal machines and won’t understand, for example, that Japan.LEI and Mexico.LEI are referencing the same thing.

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One small step for Europe as GLEIF and ESMA publish example ESEF report

Leading by example, this week the Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF) published its annual report in Inline XBRL format. But GLEIF went further than that. The report has also been published on the ESMA website as an example ESEF report. The report conforms to the requirements set out in the ESEF Regulation and the guidance in […]

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Who Else Needs the LEI?

Earlier this month the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) held a Meet the Market event in order to explore areas the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) could be further adopted within industry and the public sector. In an opening speech, Klaas Knot, Netherlands Central Bank Governor, described the valuable role the LEI can play in […]

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Adopting the LEI Could Save Banks Billions

Interesting news from the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) this week as research shows that wider use of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) by banks could unlock an estimated US $2-4 billion across the global banking sector annually. While the LEI has been proving beneficial for identification in regulatory environments for some time now, […]

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The Evolution of the Annual Report

Annual reports, once a sheaf of printed paper delivered by snail mail, have evolved considerably with the expansion of digital technology. However, too often, they remain in debt to their paper-based past, reluctant to take advantage of the opportunities digitisation has presented. This week Communicate Magazine and the Evolution of the Annual Report conference have […]

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LEI News: July Update

A Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) blogpost this summer provided an overview of the latest news relevant to Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) adoption, highlighting the growing recognition of the LEI’s contribution to the development of a global, digital economy. In May we reported on the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) taking the first small step in […]

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GLEIF Release Video Explainer on Inclusion of LEI in Inline XBRL Annual Report

This great new video from the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) clearly explains the process and advantages of Inline XBRL and unique digital identifiers. GLEIF recently published its annual reportusing machine-readable Inline XBRL format and embedding GELIF’s own Legal Entity Identifier into the financial information for the first time. The process of embedding an entity’s LEI […]

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