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GLEIF Moves LEI Uses Cases on from Regulatory Compliance to Digital Identity Products

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) is extending use cases of the LEI beyond regulatory reporting to solutions initially including digital certificates. The first commercial demonstration of LEIs embedded within digital certificates has been made by the China Financial Certification Authority (CFCA), which has also signed up as a validation agent within the global…

Etrading Calls for Standards Experts to Join Digital Token Identifier Advisory Committee

Etrading Software, the exclusive registration authority for the ISO standard for digital token identifiers (DTIs), is calling for industry participants to join its product advisory committee – the application deadline is May 17, 2021. The scope of work includes providing advice on the use of DTIs and the issuance process for the identifiers, as well…

Derivatives Service Bureau Calls for Reference Data Provider to Support UPI

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has released a Request for Information (RFI) to identify a reference data provider for underlier identifiers for the Unique Product Identifier (UPI). A requirement of the UPI, which the DSB plans to make available in Q3 2022, is to support the use of multiple underlier identifiers and reference data elements….

GLEIF Collaborates to Accelerate Use of LEIs in Digital Certificates

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has collaborated with Certification Authorities (CAs) and Trust Service Providers (TSPs) to extend use of LEIs beyond financial markets in digital certificates. A CA Stakeholder Group is supporting communication between GLEIF, CAs and TSPs as they collectively aim to coordinate and encourage a global approach to LEI usage…

RIMES Offers Insight into Benchmarks and Indexes with Index Identifier Service

RIMES has responded to customer requests for a simplified process to gain insight into benchmarks and indexes with RIMES Technologies Index Identifier (RTID). The service is designed to address issues around identifying and tracking the huge variety of identifiers used by index providers and front-office information platforms such as Bloomberg Tickers and Reuters RICs. RTID…

Etrading Named Registration Authority for Digital Token Identifiers

Etrading Software has been named as the exclusive registration authority for the ISOs standard for digital token identifiers (DTIs). With thousands of crypto-assets in the market, there has so far been no standard way to identify one digital token from another. Identifiers conforming to the new standard, ISO 24165 DTI, will be vendor neutral, open,…

GLEIF Details Technologies Underlying Digital Version of LEI, the Verifiable LEI

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has published issuance and technical infrastructure models for the verifiable LEI (vLEI) system it introduced back in December 2020. The vLEI is a secure digital attestation of a conventional LEI and is designed to extend the use of the identifier and, ultimately, enable instant and automated identity verification…

DSB Managing Director Emma Kalliomaki Outlines Issues in Progressing the UPI

As the Derivatives Service Bureau’s (DSB’s) first round of industry consultation on fee principles for the Unique Product Identifier (UPI) plays out, we talked to Emma Kalliomaki, managing director of ANNA and the DSB, about some of the issues involved in getting the UPI up, running and ready for its Q3 2022 release. Early conversations…

GLEIF CEO Stephan Wolf Outlines LEI Strategy Based on Hindsight and Innovation

The Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF) has set strategy that will make the Legal Entity Identifier not only essential to smooth running of capital markets, but also the wider digital economy. Achieving these goals is a matter of hindsight and innovation based on the GLEIF’s decision to drive extended use of the LEI in the private…

Recorded Webinar: Entity identification and client lifecycle management – How financial institutions can drive $4 billion in cost savings

A new model in Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) issuance has created significant opportunities for financial institutions to capitalise on their KYC and AML due diligence. By becoming Validation Agents and obtaining LEIs on behalf of their clients, financial institutions can enhance their client onboarding experience, streamline their internal operations, and open the door to new,…