The joint ISDA and GFMA publication provides answers to commonly asked questions regarding the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI). Several regulators around the world require or are anticipated to require that market participants obtain an LEI for transaction reporting and for other uses where clear identification of entities is needed. The publication provides information about where to go to obtain an LEI.
The publication can be used in any LEI outreach efforts. Members are encouraged to share this document with clients to highlight the need to obtain an LEI.
Ryozo Himino, Vice Minister for International Affairs, at the Japanese Financial Services Agency (JFSA), gave... Read more Keynote speech by Ryozo Himino, Vice Minister for International Affairs, JFSA
In July 2019, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Japanese Financial Services Agency (JFSA) announced they had reached agreement on the mutual recognition of certain derivatives trading venues in the US and Japan, helping to improve efficiency in cross-border trading between participants in those countries.