Giant Leap for Global Trust: GLEIF creates LEI Digital Certificates, uses Inline XBRL Annual Report to demonstrate.
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has taken a key step in its plan to introduce a Unique Product Identifier (UPI) for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives. Why? Remember Lehman Brothers? The process of winding up the various parts of the investment behemoth took more than 10 years. Understanding who had financial claims against which instruments, in which countries, […]
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a webinar on the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI). The webinar, which is available to view on YouTube, covers LEI requirements under MiFID II and other legislation such as EMIR and SFTR. A number of EU regulations and directives already require the use of a LEI, and […]
Great news this week as the efficiencies to be gained when tagging and structuring data bear fruit. The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) released a Beta version of the LEI search tool 2.0 on Tuesday. The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) enables clear and unique identification of entities engaging in financial transactions – put simply, […]
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has highlighted the importance of encouraging innovation for financial stability in a letter that draws attention to issues for G20 leaders to consider.
XBRL International’s Technical Director, Paul Warren demonstrated the way that fully valid Inline XBRL documents can be created that are indistinguishable from “glossy” PDFs, while still containing all of the markup that regulators (and markets) need. We will be publishing a range of information about these techniques and some examples will be made available on […]
Regulators in many jurisdictions have mandated the use of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEI) to increase transparency and reduce risks in financial markets – however, the question of identity at a national level, and outside of the finance sector, can be complex and inefficient. The LEI ROC (Regulatory Oversight Committee) progress report recommended that individual jurisdictions […]
This week the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) and the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) have announced the signing of a new initiative to link International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs) and Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs). The aim is to help improve the transparency of exposure by linking the issuer and issuance of securities. […]
Time has now run out. Well, for those legal entities that have yet to obtain an LEI that is. Since June 3rd, EU investment firms without a Legal Entity Identifier have been subject to a restriction on providing any services that trigger an obligation to submit a transaction report for a transaction entered into on behalf […]
At this week’s GLEIF workshop in San Francisco, a host of experts from around the world gathered to discuss identity in all shapes, ranging from regulatory reporting to commercial applications in cutting-edge consumer platforms. The focus of the meeting turned on digital identity, and the opportunities that exist to use the LEI as a part […]