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Upcoming Webinar: Data standards and global identifiers update

Date: 21 June 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Data standards and global identifiers are the international language of capital markets – but how widely have they been adopted, how useful are they in practice, and can they stand the test of sustaining stable markets? This webinar will…

Bloomberg Releases New Common Data Format for LEIs

Bloomberg has released the common data format 3.1 (CDF 3.1) for Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs). The latest CDF published by the Global LEI Foundation includes six entity category data fields that depict the type of legal entity, such as investment fund or government entity, as well as residential government entities, types of fund relationships and…

DSB Opens Annual Consultation on OTC ISIN and CFI Service Provision

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has opened its annual consultation on OTC ISIN and CFI service provision for 2023. The consultation paper is published on the DSB website with responses open until 5 pm UTC, Monday 30 May 2022. A final report will be published on Thursday 30 June 2022. The consultation focuses on topics…

DSB Publishes Final Report on UPI Legal Terms and Conditions Consultation

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has published the final report on its UPI legal terms and conditions consultation and draft user legal documentation. The report focuses on industry feedback received on the consultation paper and confirms the legal provisions and associated mechanisms to be taken forward with respect to DSB legal documentation. Stakeholder feedback to…

New ISO Standard Extends Use of LEI-Based Digital Identity Tools

A recently published ISO standard, ISO 5009, has the potential to extend the utility and value of Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) based digital identity tools by facilitating the inclusion of ‘official organisational role’ detail within them in a consistent manner. ISO 5009 paves the way for these tools – such as verifiable LEI (vLEI) credentials…

GLEIF Names Rubix Data Sciences as First LEI Validation Agent in India

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) expects use of the LEI to expand in India following the appointment of Rubix Data Sciences as the first Indian-based validation agent within the Global LEI System. The validation agent will support increasing regulatory demand for organisations to obtain LEIs, as well as SMEs that find it difficult…

Derivatives Service Bureau Sets Timeline for 2022 OTC ISIN Consultation

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has set out the timeline for the 2022 industry consultation related to 2023 OTC ISIN and CFI service provision. The OTC ISIN consultation paper will be published on 29 April 2022, with industry being able to respond until 5pm UTC on 30 May 2022. The final results of the consultation…

GLEIF Releases ebook The vLEI: Introducing Digital I.D. for Legal Entities Everywhere

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has released an ebook, The vLEI: Introducing Digital I.D. for Legal Entities Everywhere. The ebook promotes use of the verifiable LEI (vLEI), which supports digitised organisational identity to meet global interest in automated authentication and verification of legal entities across industries including financial services. The ebook presents an…

ANNA Plans Implementation of Revised ISO 6166 ISIN Standard in February 2023

The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) will implement the revised ISO 6166 International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) standard on 2 February 2023. The revised standard was published in February 2021 and is designed to bring additional clarity and transparency to the identification and reporting of trades through the use of international standards. Highlights of…

GLEIF Publishes vLEI Governance Framework to Support Digital Identities for All Legal Entities

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has published its planned verifiable LEI (vLEI) Ecosystem Governance Framework and is working with capital markets regulators on how the vLEI could be a means of securing filings and reports. It has also presented the framework for review by the Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) of the LEI, which…