What is the LEI?
The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) is a unique identifier, which allows for the identification of legally independent entities across global financial markets. It represents an innovative cross-country, cross-legal system, and cross-market solution. The creation of the Global LEI System is a direct result of the recent financial crisis and a reaction to the difficulties experienced by banks and regulatory agencies to quickly identify complex corporate relationships as well as links between issuers and securities.
Legal Entity Identifier: simply explained
Frequently asked Questions on the LEI
Here you find help and answers to frequent questions on specific products and services related to the Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs), their application, costs, renewal or the change of the account.