Regulatory data has a logical place in the CDO’s (Chief Data Officer) role, so why is the LEI (Legal Entity Identifier) suffering from a lack of vision and ownership within each firm? A big theme present at a big industry … Continue reading
Yearly Archives: 2013
What LEIs beneath: Will navigating the short term costs of the global identifier reap long term savings?
Anyone involved with the trade repository reporting for OTC derivatives will be aware of the LEI or “legal entity identifier”. Others may have heard about it, but as yet it is unlikely to be impinging on day-to-day responsibilities. Still it … Continue reading
There are high hopes on the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) being a test bed for China to experiment full capital account and RMB convertibility. Don’t bank on it. The big thunderous call for convertibility will likely result in just … Continue reading
Summary The idea of establishing domestic Free Trade Zones (FTZs) in China has generated a lot of excitement about accelerating China’s structural reforms, capital account convertibility and RMB internationalisation. They are indeed a step towards deeper changes. Rhetoric and excitement … Continue reading
Should banks be increasing their investments in payments technologies? In particular should they be aggressively pursuing opportunities for the developments of new payments instruments, e.g. in mobile payments or e-invoicing to name two much discussed examples? The response from most … Continue reading