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 Blog – The LEI: A Swiss Army Knife for the World’s Digital Economy

Stephan Wolf, GLEIF CEO, reviews the key initiatives introduced over the past year in the Global LEI System that aim to expand the value of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) in the fields of digital identity.

Read the whole article to find out about these strategic initiatives.


LEI Worldwide – The vital role to be played by Digital Identity and the Legal Entity Identifier in the future of global business

RapidLEI partner LEI Worldwide has published a new blog around why the LEI is key to global B2B identification.

Read the blog


XBRL US Comments on SEC RFI on Climate Change Disclosures

XBRL US submitted a letter in response to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) request for input on Climate Change Disclosures. In the letter, XBRL US states a series of recommendations such as the use of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) to help investors and other users of climate-related data better understand the corporate impact and to identify the source of climate-related issues identified through climate data reported.

Access the full article and read the letter


More LEI news from around the web

Aite Group: Correspondent Banking: A Risky Business? (Paid)

Business Gov NL: Dutch business numbers: LEI, RSIN, BTW, and KVK number

Financial InterGroup: The Global LEI Initiative: Heading toward the finish line – but without complete relationship data – June 2021


Upcoming events

GLEIF CEO Stephan Wolf to participate in KYC: Facilitating the Management and Exchange of Data webinar

On June 24th, GLEIF CEO Stephan Wolf and SWIFT will discuss how to streamline and digitize customer-reference data and due diligence processes in treasury applications in a webinar held by The European Association of Corporate Treasurers.

Access the registration portal


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