Tag: LEI

March 27, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Hong Kong regulators to enhance the OTC derivatives regulatory regime

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) have issued a joint consultation on further enhancements to the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives regulatory regime in Hong Kong, including a proposal to mandate the use of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) for the reporting obligation. To align with global standards, all entities…

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Euronext buys Irish Stock Exchange (ISE)
January 24, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Irish Stock Exchange receives GLEIF accreditation for LEI services

The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) announced that it has been accredited by Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) as a provider for Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) services. The ISE operates its LEI services through ISEdirect, its online services website. Accreditation from GLEIF is a globally recognised designation of an organisation’s commitment to LEI data quality…

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January 18, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Bermuda Stock Exchange issues Legal Entity Identifiers

The Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) today confirmed that it is authorsied to issue Legal Entity Identifiers (LEI) to Bermuda domiciled companies and has been doing so for several months. In making the announcement BSX Operations Manager Mr. Neville Caines noted: The BSX through its relationship with CUSIP Global Services, is now issuing LEIs to Bermuda…

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December 20, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

FCA response to ESMA's public statement on LEIs

ESMA issued a public statement this morning to support the smooth introduction of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) requirements for MiFID II implementation. This statement outlines temporary measures in respect of LEI for clients that are legal persons, and LEI for issuers. FCA's complete response to ESMA's statement can be seen below: The FCA recognises the…

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ESMA ceases renewal of product intervention CFDs measures
December 20, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

ESMA issues statement on LEI implementation under MIFID II

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued today a statement to support the smooth implementation of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEI) requirements under the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR). MiFIR obliges EU investment firms to identify their clients that are legal persons with LEIs for the purpose of MiFID II transaction reporting. Trading…

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