Local regulators are right to cherry-pick elements of Europe’s new regime for their own versions
Expelling issuers with no legal entity identifiers could hurt liquidity and investor strategies
Esma chairman says early Mifid relief would have removed incentives to register LEIs
Esma’s six-month respite “too little, too late” to avoid no-trade lists on January 3
Applications have risen sharply in recent months, but concerns Asia is lagging behind other jurisdictions remain
Continued ambiguities in the rules could hit European market liquidity at the start of 2018
Tens of thousands more Asian LEIs needed to avoid European trading lock-out in January
Berner says his bureau could use repo-reporting project to drive uptake of legal entity identifiers
Operators of legal entity identifiers hope Mifid II will spur greater adoption
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Distributed ledger technology risks fragmentation as multiple contenders emerge
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Growing LEI issuance has improved reporting, but what comes next?
CPMI and Iosco unveil proposals for unique transaction identifiers
Lapse rate for unique identifiers is rising
Implementation points to LEI benefits and best practices
Stephan Wolf will lead effort for global identifiers
Incomplete reports would be sent back to market participants
Matching of inter-repository trades suffering long delays
Missing and conflicting trade identifiers plague Europe's reporting regime
Despite problems, Esma official says reporting roll-out went "pretty well"
Germany’s issuer of legal entity identifiers opened for business almost 12 months ago, but demand only surged in the weeks leading up to Europe’s February 12 reporting deadline
A requirement to report trades under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation kicked in on February 12, creating a rush to comply among energy derivatives market participants. Some firms have struggled with the rules, and say a lack of support from…
Emails to customers cite backlogs in rates and exchange-traded derivatives - users say repository has been "victim of its own success"