Past GLEIF Events
The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF), in cooperation with other organizations, regularly hosts events and meetings in different regions around the globe offering market participants the opportunity to learn more about Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) rollout and GLEIF services. Here you find an overview of previous such events.2017
GLEIFGLEIF 2017 | Meet The Market Event | Lisbon, Portugal
- Lisbon, Europe
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The Banco de Portugal invited local market participants to learn more about the LEI as an internationally accepted unique identifier for businesses and other organizations. Currently more than 500,000 LEIs have been issued worldwide of which over 2,000 are for legal entities domiciled in Portugal.
GLEIFGLEIF 2017 | Meet The Market Event | Moscow, Russia
- Moscow, Europe
- Event website:
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The event provided participants with the opportunity to learn about the strategy for the development of the global system for the identification of market participants directly from the representatives of GLEIF and LEI ROC. Representatives of the Bank of Russia spoke about the potential use of LEI code in Russia. Topics discussed:
- The Global Mission of the GLEIS,
- GLEIF services in the Global LEI System
- High level overview of the LEI system
- Potential use of LEI code in Russia
- LEI Benefits for Market
The event was aimed at representatives of banks, securities depositories, brokers, issuers, asset management companies and other financial market participants. It was hosted by the National Settlement Depository, Moscow Exchange Group.
GLEIFGLEIF 2016 | Meet The Market Event | Tokyo, Japan
- Tokyo, Japan, Asia
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On 26 October 2016 Japan Exchange Group (JPX) together with GLEIF hosted a 'Meet the Market Event' in Tokyo. The event provided participants with the opportunity to learn about latest developments with regard to LEI rollout and services offered by GLEIF to further optimize the usability of LEI reference data. Speakers included Gerard Hartsink, Chairman of the GLEIF Board; Daisuke Yamazaki, Vice Chair of the LEI Regulatory Oversight Committee and GLEIF CEO Stephan Wolf.
For more information, refer to the ‘Agenda of the Meet the Market Tokyo Event’.
GLEIFGLEIF 2015 | Meet The Market Event | Mexico City, Mexico
On 18 November 2015 Banco de México together with GLEIF hosted a 'Meet the Market Event' in Mexico City. The event provided participants with the opportunity to learn about latest developments with regard to LEI rollout and services offered by GLEIF to further optimize the usability of LEI reference data. Speakers included Pascual O’Doherthy, General Director Financial Stability, Banco de México; Matthew Reed, Chairman of the LEI Regulatory Oversight Committee and GLEIF Chairman Gerard Hartsink.
For more information, refer to the ‘Agenda of the Meet the Market Mexico City Event’.
GLEIFGLEIF 2015 | Meet The Market Event | Beijing, China
On 22 September 2015 GLEIF hosted a 'Meet the Market Event' in Beijing. This event also provided participants with the opportunity to learn about latest developments with regard to LEI rollout and services offered by GLEIF to further optimize the usability of LEI reference data. Participants were invited to address next steps in the process of LEI adoption together with the representatives of People's Bank of China, which is the ROC member in China, the China Financial Computerization Corporation, the China Financial Standardization Technical Committee, which serves as an LEI issuing organization, and GLEIF.
GLEIFGLEIF 2015 | Meet The Market Event | New York City, US
This event provided attendees with important information on the global LEI system, including the latest GLEIF developments, the role of Local Operating Units, LEI Regulatory Oversight Committee activities and future deliverables. Attendees also benefitted from discussions related to the marketplace adoption of the LEI – including regulatory compliance by firms and further integration opportunities by the industry.
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GLEIFGLEIF 2015 | Press Conference | Frankfurt, Germany
GLEIF – a new International Institution in Frankfurt
In April 2015, the Hessian Ministry of Finance organized a press conference welcoming GLEIF as the first global supranational institution headquartered in Frankfurt am Main.
GLEIF 2015 FFM Press Conference - Agenda.pdf – German
Press Release of Hessian Ministry of Economy – German
GLEIFGLEIF 2015 | Meet The Market Event | London, UK
LEI: Securing the future of global risk management
This event co-hosted by the London Stock Exchange Group provided an opportunity for market participants in the UK to gather first-hand information on the Global LEI System that will, through the issuance of unique LEIs, unambiguously identify entities engaged in financial transactions.
GLEIF 2015 London Agenda.pdf
GLEIFGLEIF 2015 | Meet the Market Event | Dubai, UAE
Adopting a global risk management vision in a prospering region
On this occasion, market representatives located in Dubai met with a panel of experts to learn more about the benefits of establishing the Global LEI System and to discuss its advancement in the region.
GLEIFGLEIF 2014 | Meet The Market Event | Frankfurt, Germany
This GLEIF Meet the Market event was co-hosted together with the German Investment Funds Association BVI. The event gathered more than 120 participants representing oversight bodies, central banks and financial institutions seeking latest information on LEI rollout.
GLEIFInaugural Meeting of GLEIF | Zurich, Switzerland
At its inaugural meeting, the Directors of the GLEIF Board emphasized that establishing the foundation is a critical step in the building of the Global LEI System to uniquely identify parties to financial transactions, in the public interest and without any licensing, intellectual property or similar restriction.
For more information, refer to the GLEIF press release of 30 June 2014.