Who are the issuers of the Lei identifier?

Who are the issuers of the Lei identifier?

LEI issuers – also referred to as Local Operating Units (LOUs) – supply registration, renewal and other services, and act as the primary interface for legal entities wishing to obtain an LEI. Only organizations duly accredited by the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) are authorized to issue LEIs.

What do you need to know to get a lei?

Through self-registration, a legal entity that wishes to obtain an LEI must supply accurate reference data, i.e. the publicly available information on legal entities identifiable with an LEI, to its LEI issuer.

What does Lei Register do for public entities?

LEI Register acts in cooperation with several LOUs. LEI Register is as an LEI Registration Agent. Our task is to help organisations and public entities obtain reliable information about the Legal Entity Identifier and manage communication between LOUs and entities wishing to apply for an LEI code.

Where can I find the global LEI index?

Each LEI is published within the Global LEI Index. This is the only global online source that provides open, standardized and high quality legal entity reference data. Interested parties can access and search the complete LEI data pool using the web-based LEI search tool developed by GLEIF.

When did ISO standard 17442 come out for Lei?

Following a robust ISO development process, a new standard for LEI was developed and ISO Standard 17442 was created and made publicly available in May 2012. The Financial Stability Board (FSB), a supra-national regulatory coordination body, was tasked by the G20 to prepare recommendations for an LEI governance and implementation framework.

What is the LEI code for legal entity?

The LEI identifies legal entities in a consistent and accurate global structure, enabling all parties in a transaction to be referenced, clearly and unambiguously. What is a LEI code? The Legal Entity Identifier is the International ISO standard 17442.