GLEIF and SWIFT make lBIC-to-LEI relationship file move
February 9, 2018

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has published the first monthly relationship file that matches a Business Identifier Code (BIC) assigned to an organization against its Legal Entity Identifier (LEI).

It says that with the launch of this open source file, it and SWIFT have pioneered a co-operation model that enables market participants to link and cross-reference these key entity identifiers free of charge for the first time. It says that this will significantly streamline entity verification processes and reduce data management costs.





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The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has published the first monthly relationship file that matches a Business Identifier Code (BIC) assigned to an organization against its Legal Entity Identifier (LEI).

It says that with the launch of this open source file, it and SWIFT have pioneered a co-operation model that enables market participants to link and cross-reference these key entity identifiers free of charge for the first time. It says that this will significantly streamline entity verification processes and reduce data management costs.



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