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Upcoming Webinar: How to maximise the use of data standards and identifiers beyond compliance and in the interests of the business

Date: 18 July 2024 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Data standards and identifiers have become common currency in regulatory compliance, bringing with them improved transparency, efficiency and data quality in reporting. They also contribute to automation. But their value does not end here, with data standards and identifiers…

Better Data, Better Business: Combat Identity-Related Fraud with the LEI

By Clare Rowley, Head of Business Operations at the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF). The global economy is wrestling with never-before-seen levels of identity-related fraud. Cybercrime costs in the US reached an estimated $320 billion as of 2023, according to Statista. Between 2017 and 2023, this figure has seen a significant increase of over…

Delta Capita Expands CLM Managed Services Following Acquisition of LSEG Onboarding Solution

Delta Capita, a capital markets consulting, managed services and technology provider, is planning to extend its offer of managed services in client lifecycle management (CLM) following the acquisition of LSEG’s client onboarding solution. The LSEG solution is based on Thomson Reuters’ 2013 acquisition of GoldTier Technologies, a provider of client onboarding software. Thomson Reuters Financial…

BNP Paribas Becomes First EU G-SIB to Join GLEIF Validation Agent Programme

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) continues to build out the Global LEI System (GLEIS) with the addition of BNP Paribas as a Validation Agent. The addition of BNP Paribas marks the first global systemically important bank (G-SIB) headquartered in the EU to join the Validation Agent programme. Most recently, the GLEIF added Nord…

A-Team Group Names Winners of Innovation Awards 2024

A-Team Group has named the winners of its prestigious Innovation Awards 2024. The awards celebrate innovative projects and teams across vendor and practitioner communities that make use of new and emerging technologies to deliver high-value solutions for financial institutions in capital markets with a focus on data management, trading technology, RegTech or ESG. This year’s…

Nord vLEI Becomes First European GLEIF Qualified vLEI Issuer

Nord vLEI has become the first European-based verifiable LEI (vLEI) issuer qualified by the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF). Nord vLEI is a subsidiary of NordLEI, the leading LEI issuer in Scandinavia and eighth largest globally, with more than 165,000 LEIs issued since 2014. The vLEI is a digitised organisational identity that meets global…

GLEIF Names Certizen Technology as China’s Second LEI Validation Agent

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has named Certizen Technology, a Hong Kong-based provider of digital identity and digital certificate solutions, as the latest organisation approved as a Validation Agent in the Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) System. With the support of GLEIF and the People’s Bank of China, Certizen will use the LEI…

Alexandre Kech Steps Up to Role of GLEIF CEO as Stephan Wolf Steps Down

Following the decision by Stephan Wolf, CEO of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF), to step down from the role on 24 June 2024 after a decade of leading the foundation from its start-up phase to the growing organisation it is today, the GLEIF board of directors has appointed Alexandre Kech to the position….

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Approved as LEI Validation Agent

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has become a Validation Agent in the Global Legal Entity Identifier System (GLEIS). It is the first agent in Australia and the second announced this month following the appointment of MNS Credit Management Group in Delhi, India. CBA’s approval as a Validation Agent comes ahead of a regulation update…

GLEIF Adds Delhi-based MNS Credit Management to LEI Validation Agent Network

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has added MNS Credit Management Group (MNS) as a Validation Agent in the Global LEI System. This brings the number of agents able to obtain and maintain LEIs for their clients to more than 10 worldwide. MNS will work as a Validation Agent for Legal Entity Identifier India,…