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Accelerating LEI Adoption – An Idea from the Edge

None of the benefits that could be gleaned from the establishment of the Legal Entity Identifier has 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 either must mandate the world’s largest financial institutions register or pay them to comply.

Recently, the Global Legal […]

Inside the LEI – Part 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 to the other […]

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 […]

Quick Review of Today’s LEI Webinar

The GLEIF (Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation) in concert with the GFMA (Global Financial Markets Association) held a webinar this morning to give market participants an update as to the state of the GLEIS (Global Legal Entity Identifier System).  Speakers included Robin Doyle of JP Morgan, Matthew Reed of the Office of Financial […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Financial Regulations, Legal Entity Identifiers, Posts, Reference Data|

DTCC/SWIFT Tops Legal Entity Identifier Providers in TABB/Alacra Q3-2014 LEI Rankings, but LEI Process Comes Up Short

TABB Group Partners with Alacra to Expand Quarterly LEI Statistics

New York & London December 15, 2014: Capital markets research firm TABB Group and Alacra, a leading provider of legal, counterparty and reference data solutions, announced today that DTCC/SWIFT led 13 other Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) registration authorities around the globe in TABB […]

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 […]