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Capital markets next focus for Gleif

14 February 2017

Head of the ID agency said one million capital markets firms need an LEI

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The head of the agency that issues identification codes to trading firms has said it is shifting its focus to capital markets firms from derivatives specialists, a move that will bring into scope an extra one million European and North American firms.

The Frankfurt-based Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (Gleif) is charged by its regulatory backers with promoting...