About GLEIF

Open Source



GLEIF has an Open Data philosophy and a mission to manage a network of partners. As such, GLEIF is working with various organizations to create software to manage LEI data or help to leverage the use of LEI data. To provide transparency, GLEIF provides “open source” software to any interested party for use at their discretion. Based on the CC0 license, users are free to do anything with the provided software. Below is a list of currently available open source software repositories.

iXBRL Signature Tool

The iXBRL Signature Tool consists of a .NET library and a proof-of-concept desktop tool for signing and countersigning iXBRL or other XML files. More information and examples can be found in this GLEIF Blog: GLEIF Pioneers the Inclusion of LEIs in Machine-Readable Financial Reports, to Enhance Trust Through Identity Verification and Easy Online Data Aggregation.

The open source repository is available at:
github.com/OpenSBR/iXBRLSignatureTool

Google Chrome Signature Viewer

The Chrome Signature Viewer can be used to verify digital signatures on XHTML and Inline XBRL files. More information and examples can be found in this GLEIF Blog: GLEIF Pioneers the Inclusion of LEIs in Machine-Readable Financial Reports, to Enhance Trust Through Identity Verification and Easy Online Data Aggregation.

The open source repository is available at:
github.com/OpenSBR/ChromeSignatureViewer