The Data Coalition… Who are they and What Do They Do? 

By Cheron Hampton-Bates, 14 February 2019

Who is the Data Coalition and What Do They Do? The Data Coalition is the world’s first, and only, Open Data Trade Association. They advocate on behalf of the private sector and the public interest for the publication of government information as standardized, open data. Open data enhances accountability, improves government management, reduces compliance costs, […]

US President Approves OPEN Government Data Act (Title II)

By Cheron Hampton-Bates, 13 February 2019

US President Approves OPEN Government Data Act (Title II) On January 14, 2019, President Trump signed into law the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking (FEBP) Act (H.R. 4174, S. 2046), which includes the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary (OPEN) Government Data Act (Title II). The package passed Congress on Monday, December 31, 2018. The OPEN Government Data Act requires all non-sensitive government data […]

New Lower LEI Registration Fees!

By Cheron Hampton-Bates, 2 January 2019

  New LEI Record The basic charge for a registration request is $100.00 or €90.00. In accordance with the 2014 funding plan for the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF), each registration is also subject to a GLEIF Surcharge. This charge has just been reduced to $11.00 (or €10.00 per record) and this created an opportunity […]