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LEI: Stronger Foundation Needed

It might seem crazy to argue with SIFMA president and CEO Kenneth Bentsen Jr. writing to Treasury Secretary and FSOC Chair Jacob Lew advocating a wider regulatory mandate for Legal Entity Identifiers, but here goes.

Of course a wider regulatory mandate will increase and accelerate adoption.  If regulators worldwide grabbed their sticks and lightning bolts […]

Entity Data Management & LEI

On Wednesday, March 22nd, I joined Tim Lind, Pricing & Reference Services, Thomson Reuters and Peter Warms, Head of Product Development for Global Data and Symbology, Bloomberg along with Sarah Underwood, Editor, A-Team Group for a spirited discussion on Entity Data Management and the LEI.

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By |April 17th, 2014|Business & Finance, Legal Entity Identifiers, Posts, Reference Data|

LEIs: A Panacea for Market Risk?

A few days ago I sat down with Larry Tabb, founder and CEO of TABB Group, to discuss the state of the LEI.  We shot this short (5 minute) video.

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By |April 15th, 2014|Business & Finance, Legal Entity Identifiers, Posts, Reference Data|

Two Minute Drill – Alacra Reference Data

Meet Alex Harrison and get a better understanding as to how Alacra can help achieve a single view of customer, meet regulatory reporting requirements and knock down data silos.

By |April 11th, 2014|Alacra, Know Your Customer, Legal Entity Identifiers, Posts, Reference Data|

LEI Fun Facts

Inside-the-LEI_eiffel99.88% of the entities that have been assigned by INSEE are French.

Inside-the-LEI_hall_of_fameThe GMEI has assigned pre-LEIs to 9 Yeshivas, more than 50 country clubs and over 20 museums, including the Cincinnati Baseball Museum and the National […]

By |April 9th, 2014|Business & Finance, Legal Entity Identifiers, Posts, Reference Data|

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|

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|