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 […]
At XBRL International we believe that there is an extraordinary opportunity for collaboration both between regulators and amongst the regulated to improve clarity, improve outcomes and to bring about significant simplification. It’s also a chance to lower the costs associated with inconsistent regulations imposed on business. JP Morgan Chase seems to agree.
Regulators are streamlining identity by adopting the LEI. With more than 1.2 million LEIs already acquired by companies operating in financial markets, this global identifier is now the preferred solution for regulatory reporting right around the world.
This is the fifth in a series of guest posts from Mohini Singh, ACA, Director, Financial Reporting Standards, CFA Institute. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed amendments intended to modernize and simplify certain disclosure requirements outside the financial statements as well as improve the readability and navigability of disclosure documents. This article comments […]