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Funds in the Alacra Authority File vs. Funds with an LEI

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Although not all LOUs are differentiating corporate and other types of entities from funds and fund managers, one thing that is clear from our analysis of the data is that there are a tremendous number of funds with LEIs. And the funds that have LEIs are […]

By |April 3rd, 2014|Alacra, Legal Entity Identifiers, Posts, Reference Data|

Percentage of Listed Entities with LEI

InsideLEI-pII-03-Percent-listed-with-LEIAlacra tracks all entities that have either a listed equity or debt security anywhere in the world, currently about 85,000 entities. To date, less than 10% of these entities have been assigned an LEI.

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By |April 2nd, 2014|Alacra, Legal Entity Identifiers, Posts, Reference Data|

LEIs Assigned by LOU

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The chart above shows the LEIs assigned by each of six currently endorsed LOUs.
The GMEI has assigned twice as many LEIs as the rest of the LOUs combined.

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By |April 1st, 2014|Alacra, Legal Entity Identifiers, Posts, Reference Data|

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|

Content Provider Profile: Exchange Data International

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jonathanblochExchange Data International is one of Alacra’s newest partners.  Here, CEO Jonathan Bloch fills us in on the basics and breadth of their content.

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By |March 24th, 2014|Content Partners, Posts, Uncategorized|

LEI Entities with Registered Domicile in a Top 10 Tax Haven

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Over 20% of the almost 200,000 entities that have been assigned an LEI are registered in one of the world’s top 10 tax havens. (Forbes, July 6, 2010)

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By |March 7th, 2014|Business & Finance, Posts, Reference Data|

Number of LEIs Issued to the Top 10 US Bank Holding Companies

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Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan have been strong LEI proponents; it’s no surprise that they have the largest number of their entities registered for LEIs.

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By |March 6th, 2014|Business & Finance, Posts, Reference Data|

Number of LEIs Issued to the Top 10 Largest Global Banks

03-Number-of-LEIs-Issued-to-Top-10-Largest-Global-BanksWhen Lehman Brothers went bankrupt it had over 7000 legal entities in over 40 countries. So it seems from this chart that the large global banks have a long way to go before a high proportion of their legal entities are registered. Not surprisingly, the large […]

By |March 4th, 2014|Business & Finance, Financial Regulations, Posts, Reference Data|

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 […]

By |March 4th, 2014|Financial Regulations, Posts, Reference Data|

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|