Your weekly LEI roundup with highlights from the LEI ecosystem.

In this series, we aim to bring you the latest news from the LEI ecosystem, so you can start the week one step ahead.

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GLEIF Launches New Stakeholder Group to Accelerate the Integration of LEIs in Digital Certificates

The GLEIF has issued a press release giving details of a new collaboration with Certification Authorities (CAs) and Trust Service Providers (TSPs), aimed at driving the use of LEIs within digital certificates.

Among those participating is RapidLEI partner, Digicert, with Dean Coclin, Senior Director of Business Development at Digicert commenting:

 “DigiCert looks forward to participating in this important initiative to advance standards that strengthen online identity protections for users. Widespread use of LEIs, among other enhancements, may improve user confidence in websites, devices and online applications, and this is in the best interest of all internet participants.”

Read the full press release.

Ubisecure has been driving adoption of LEIs in the CA ecosystem for some time. We welcome further cross industry engagement. Read our latest LEI/CA resources and opinion.


ISLA: Joint Associations’ Response Regarding LEI of Issuer

With the grace period for non-EEA issuer LEI reporting coming to an end on April 13th 2021, AMAFI,
AFME, ICMA and ISLA are requesting an extension to the grace period, based on data from their respective members.

Read the statement and letter on ISLA’s website.


ManagedLEI: Do Government Entities Need a Legal Entity Identifier?

RapidLEI partner, ManagedLEI, has issued its latest blog, presenting arguments for why government entities benefit from having LEIs, improving citizen to government trust as well as the global economy.

Read the blog on the ManagedLEI website.


More LEI news from around the web

  • GLEIF: GLEIF celebrates International Women’s Day with tweet stating public figures on its employee gender representation.
  • ISO 20022 Hackathon: Event underway as GLEIF team join ISO 20022 and API hackathon organized by SWIFT and BIS Innovation Hub.


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