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An Update on the LEI – Where Are we Now?

There are mixed views in our industry about the success of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) – questions about lapsed identifiers, comments on a slow rate of adoption, and calls for more regulatory mandates requiring use of the LEI. There are also some tremendous successes in countries such as India, which is not a member…

Derivatives Service Bureau Calls for Industry Input to 2019 Consultation

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has opened its 2019 consultation with a focus on getting industry feedback on operations such as data submission enhancements, services such as data flow rationalisation, technical issues including infrastructure and workflows, and legal aspects including the fee survey and user agreement forum. The consultation is seeking responses from both direct…

FSB Names Derivatives Service Bureau as Sole Provider of the Unique Product Identifier

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has designated the Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) as the sole service provider for the future Unique Product Identifier (UPI) system. The DSB will also be the operator of the UPI reference data library and will start to issue UPIs once their code and reference data are set as international data…

Global Data Standards are Essential Yet Elusive, So How Can Our Industry Help?

Global data standards and identifiers are essential to business growth, market stability and cost reduction. They are also challenging to implement in a technology environment characterised by data silos and at a time when standards differ across multiple jurisdictions and can lack clarity and specificity. Featured Download: An update on data standards and global identifiers…

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…

Recorded Webinar: An update on data standards and global identifiers

The importance of data standards and global identifiers continues to be emphasised by both capital markets participants and their regulators. But how much progress is actually being made in developing and implementing standards that will improve data quality for better business decisions, provide regulators with a clearer view of systemic risk, and ensure more stable…

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…