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Alacra Reference Data Alert – Accelerating LEI Adoption – An Idea from the Edge

None of the benefits that could be gleaned from the establishment of the Legal Entity Identifier have been realized and there is no evidence that the status quo will change anytime soon. To jumpstart the adoption and usefulness of the LEI, regulators must mandate the world’s largest financial institutions register or pay them to comply.

Recently, […]

Alacra Reference Data Alert – Inside the LEI – Issue V

Recent conversations with executives close to the GLEIF (Global Legal Entity Identification Foundation) revealed an underlying conflict in the creation of the LEI database. The LEI registration process and data collection activities are being optimized for three constituencies: the regulators, the registrants, and the Local Operating Units (LOUs). However, a fourth constituency, equal in importance […]

Inside the LEI — Issue IV — Part 4

LEIs Assigned to Large Fund Families

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Funds of various types make up a large percentage of entities that have been assigned an LEI. The chart above highlights the number of registered funds of several large global fund […]

Inside the LEI — Issue IV — Part 3

LEI Registrations in the G20

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Although it’s been over 2 years since the G20 leadership endorsed the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) recommendation about the LEI, adoption among most G-20 nations has been modest.

Percentage of BICs Assigned […]

Inside the LEI — Issue IV — Part 2

This is Part 2 of excerpted posts from Alacra’s Inside the LEI series – Issue IV

 

Percentage of Rated Entities Assigned an LEI

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The rated universe Alacra covers includes those entities/issuers rated by A.M. Best, Moody’s, S&P and Fitch. This totals […]

Inside the LEI — Issue IV — Part 1

When we last published Inside the LEI in May there were 13 pre-Local Operating Units (LOUs) and about 237,000 entities that had been assigned an LEI. Six months later, there are 19 pre-LOUs and over 311,000 entities have been assigned an LEI.  That’s an increase in entities covered of 37%.

Our analysis in the spring highlighted […]

Alacra Reference Data Alert – Inside the LEI – Issue IV

When we last published Inside the LEI in May there were 13 pre-Local Operating Units (LOUs) and about 237,000 entities that had been assigned an LEI. Six months later, there are 19 pre-LOUs and over 311,000 entities have been assigned an LEI. That’s an increase in entities covered of 37%. Our analysis in the spring […]

EMIR/Dodd Frank – award for Best Entity Data Solution goes to Alacra

9th October 2014, New York & London: Alacra, the leader in client onboarding, reference data and business research solutions, was announced today as the winner of the EMIR/Dodd Frank Best Entity Data Solution at the annual Data Management Summit held in London this week. With over 300,000 users at more than 200 institutions, […]

Alacra Compliance Primer – Enforcement Actions for U.S. Sanctions Violations Offer Lessons for Compliance

Barbara Keller, CAMS, CFCS, and former Deputy Associate Director for Compliance and Enforcement for FinCEN, has written a new Alacra Compliance Primer which details the evolution of several of the most significant cases of U.S. sanctions violation cases, some of which also included penalties for AML violations. Recent actions have been taken primarily against foreign […]

Cross-Referencing Entity Data for a Client-Centric View of the Enterprise

An Industry Briefing Prepared by Reference Data Review:

This paper looks at the regulatory and business challenges facing firms as they struggle to institute a client-centric view of their data, and explores how cross-referencing data sources can help them achieve their entity data management goals.” Download White Paper