April 2020 - Canadian LEI
All counterparties to OTC derivative transactions defined under OSC Rule 91-507 must have an LEI

News – April 2020

What are the MiFID II and EMIR and why do they matter?

The MiFID is the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive and has been in force across the EU since late 2007. The MiFID sets out: Conduct requirements for businesses and investment firms; Authorisation requirements for regulated markets; Regulatory reporting to avoid market abuse; Trade transparency obligations for shares; and Rules regarding the admission of financial instruments to trading. […]

How do you report a parent-subsidiary relationship?

Since 1 May 2017 entities have been required to disclose direct and ultimate parent company relationships when they apply for a LEI (an Legal Entity Identifier) or when they renew their existing LEI code. Any entity applying for, or renewing, an LEI is required to disclose certain information regarding their parent companies to the Local Operating […]