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 […]
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)
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.
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 […]
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 […]