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RapidLEI Reports Robust Q1 Results, Plans New Partnerships

RapidLEI from Ubisecure, the GLEIF accredited Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) issuer specialising in the automation of the LEI provision process, has reported an LEI growth rate exceeding 135% for the first quarter of 2019. The issuance data, as published by the GLEIF, represents a strong beginning to 2019 for the firm; as well as a…

Release of ISIN-to-LEI Relationship Files on GLEIF Website Meets Mixed Response

The release of mapping between International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs) and Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) by the Association of National Numbering Agencies’ (ANNA) and the Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF) has received a positive industry response, but also raised questions about why a significant number of National Numbering Agencies within ANNA have not yet opted into…

Derivatives Service Bureau Details Brexit Plans and Next Phase Developments

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB), initially set up as a subsidiary of the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) to allocate ISINs for OTC derivatives under MiFID II, is moving on to ensure the development of its services are in line with user requirements and regulations. It is also keeping a close watch on Brexit….

A-Team Group Data Management Summit Takes Industry by Storm

This year’s London Data Management Summit was a resounding success, answering the questions of hundreds of market participants working to transform, digitalise and innovate their approach to data management and drive value out of data. It touched on technologies from knowledge graphs to data standards that can help users achieve these goals, and provided actionable…

ECB’s Francis Gross Makes the Case for Data Standardisation and Shared Data Infrastructure

Technology has added complexity to capital markets, shifted the human-machine interface,  and will soon provide automation beyond human understanding. It could also go wrong and cause an unplanned and unwanted crisis on a scale far larger and more damaging than the 2008 crisis. Countering this criticality and ‘the data mess that is getting worse all…

Derivatives Service Bureau Conducts User Survey on Fee Model

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB), which issues International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs), Classification of Financial Instrument codes (CFIs) and Financial Instrument Short Names (FISNs) for OTC derivatives, is conducting a user survey,  and establishing an Agreement Forum as part of its 2019 industry consultation milestones. The initiatives have been set up to ensure continued industry…

RapidLEI Adds API to LEI Registration Service that Issues Identifiers in 99 Seconds

Ubisecure, a Helsinki based issuer of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) accredited by the Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF) and provider of the automated RapidLEI registration service that is capable of issuing an LEI in 99 seconds, is extending its capability with the addition of an application programming interface (API). Banks using LEIs in applications and business…

Data Management Insight – All the News, Insight and Information You Need

Welcome to Data Management Insight (DMI), a dedicated section of A-Team Group’s exciting new website that will keep you up to date with all that’s new in data management across capital markets, give you exclusive insights into hot topics, and provide you with information that will add value to your work. Over the coming weeks…

Regulatory Oversight Committee of the LEI Calls for Final Comments on Fund Relationships

The Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) is calling for final comments on a second consultation document on fund relationships in the Global LEI System (GLEIS) by Monday January 14, 2019. The consultation follows an initial review of fund relationships towards the end of 2017 and is aimed at making sure…

GLEIF Releases Beta Version 2.0 of the LEI Search Tool

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) continues to build out services around the LEI with the introduction of a beta version 2.0 of the LEI search tool. Version 2.0 allows users to explore information on more than 1.3 million organisations contained in the public LEI data pool and provides enhanced functionality including the option…