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The Ontario Securities Commission reminds market participants to obtain an LEI

OSC Reminds Derivatives Dealers and Counterparties to Obtain a Legal Entity Identifier

TORONTO – The Ontario Securities Commission reminds derivatives market participants about the requirement to obtain a Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) under OSC Rule 91-507Trade Repositories and Derivatives Data Reporting.

The FSB publishes 4th Global Shadow-Banking Monotoring report.

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is publishing today its fourth annual Global Shadow Banking Monitoring Report. The report presents data as of end-2013 from 25 jurisdictions and the euro area as a whole, covering about 80% of global GDP and 90% of global financial system assets.

LEIs: how many Funds in the system vs Legal Entities?

Graph legal entities vs funds 16102014 (1)

This is our estimate of the breakdown of granted LEIs between Funds (in red) and other Legal Entities (in blue), as of  mid-October jurisdiction by jurisdiction.

EIOPA issues guidelines on the use of the LEI (EIOPA brief)

(Quote)”The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) issued today its Guidelines on the use of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) in all the official languages of the EU. According to them, national competent authorities (NCAs) should ensure that all institutions under their supervisory remit obtain a LEI code.

The intelligent LEI: uncommon benefits from the common data format. But lo!

Starting in August, the LOUs initiated a mass-migration to the new common data format under the stewardship of the ROC/GLEIF. This is good news for the GLEIS, as a number of previous issues have been fixed.

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