BIIA has covered this development from its inception. As a matter the fact in the BIIA website is a special section dedicated to this subject. Also noteworthy is the fact that Michael Ritter, a director of LEI/ROC, presented the LEI concept at the BIIA 10th Anniversary Conference in October 2015. To download the presentation, click on this link).
The LEI organization published recently an update on the two rounds of of consultation in May and September-October 2015. This new LEI document sets forth the policy design of a process for collecting data on direct and ultimate parents of legal entities, to be implemented within the Global Legal Entity Identifier System (GLEIS).
To download the document please, click on this link: lou_20161003-1 LEI (1)