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Alacra Reference Data Alert – Inside the LEI – Issue II

A few weeks ago Alacra published Inside the LEI, which focused on the entities that had received pre-LEIs from the four largest pre-LOUs: the DTCC’s GMEI utility in the United States, the London Stock Exchange in the UK, WM Datenservice in Germany and INSEE in France. This update includes information from two additional pre-LOUs: the […]

Inside the LEI — Part II

A few weeks ago Alacra published Inside the LEI, which focused on the entities that had received pre-LEIs from the four largest pre-LOUs: the DTCC’s GMEI utility in the United States, the London Stock Exchange in the UK, WM Datenservice in Germany and INSEE in France. This update includes information from two […]

By |March 31st, 2014|Alacra, Legal Entity Identifiers, Posts, Reference Data|

Alacra Reference Data Alert – Inside the LEI

Alacra has been integrating the pre-LEI data files from the endorsed pre-LOUs as the data has been published. In response to customer demand we have been adding these entities to the Alacra Authority File, our reference database that previously contained only rated, regulated and listed companies globally. Although there are many use cases for the […]

Regulatory Roundabout

What’s a financial institution to do?  The global regulatory bus hurtles down the road with a changing roster of drivers and a long list of destinations.

On both sides of the Atlantic, regulators are mandating the use of LEIs – Legal Entity Identifiers – in trade reporting.  The CFTC mandate began last year and the […]

By |February 19th, 2014|Financial Regulations, Legal Entity Identifiers, Posts, Reference Data|

The Missing Mandates

The LEI Regulatory Oversight Committee (http://www.leiroc.org/) has, as of November 18, more than 50 members representing over 30 countries.  Most of the committee members represent the central bank or another regulatory body in their respective jurisdictions.  What continues to surprise and confuse market participants, though, is that to date only two regulatory bodies […]

Periodic Table of Entity and Security Identifiers Updated

Today we updated the Periodic Table of Entity and Security Identifiers to help our friends in compliance and in the reference data worlds keep track of the many identifiers around the world. It’s been an entire year since our first pass at organizing this detail, so there are several changes. With the advent of […]

By |August 19th, 2013|FATCA, Information Industry, Legal Entity Identifiers, Posts, Reference Data|

LEI A to Z

A small number of dedicated professionals have been toiling away for the past couple of years trying to create the Global Legal Entity Identification System (GLEIS). As progress is slowly made, many financial industry participants struggle to understand the acronyms, governance, and impact of what global regulatory bodies are trying to bring to […]

By |July 2nd, 2013|Legal Entity Identifiers, Posts|

LEI READINESS: Instant Integration With Alacra Concordance

While implementation of the LEI (Legal Entity Identifier) for financial market participants is still several months away, and benefits from the LEI may not be seen until 2013 or later, Alacra believes that the LEI will become an essential and integral part of every financial institution’s reference data operation. Alacra is preparing for the release […]