Posts Tagged: The Data Act

What the Legal Entity Identifier Means for Financial Regulation and Open Data

Currently, there is no electronic way to aggregate all the information that a company reports to the government — even if the information is publicly available. But the rise of legal entity identifiers (LEI) could change that and transform financial regulation for the U.S. government and around the world.

Opening Up the Fiscal Blinds – Data Act Mandates Transparency

Do you know where your money is being spent in the government? Now you will. Legislation mandating detailed reporting on federal spending passed the House Monday and is heading for President Obama’s signature. The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act —also called the DATA Act —would expand agency transparency requirements to include spending data for all… Read more »