Get LEI code to Identify Business Globally.

Global legal entity identifier number in a standardized form. Governed by the GLEIF - Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation. Endorsed by G20 countries.

Secure Financial Transactions with LEI code

ISO 17442 - all organizations are eligible for the LEI code. It is needed by any legal entity whose activities incorporate financial transactions.

LEI code Level 2 Data
Who Owns Whom

Level 2 data enables the identification of the direct and ultimate parents of a legal entity and vice versa.

LEI News, Updates & Blog


Blog. Part 3: In God We Trust – Others Bring Data (Anonymous)

If you think that big data and business intelligence are modern terms you need to update your definition of modernity to include 19th century. It was then when a banker named Henry Furnese got an advantage over his colleagues by analyzing available information in a structured manner spearheading data analysis for commercial purposes. Fifteen years later the company that is now known as IBM was founded in the USA – data was now officially useful and money could be made from it.


GLEIF API Public Beta

New beta API gives developers access to the full LEI Data search engine functionality, including filters, full-text and single-field searches of legal entity and ownership data, and “fuzzy” matching of relevant data fields such as names and addresses.


FSB Vice Chair’s Speech at the GLEIF Meet the Market Event 2020 Amsterdam

In a speech at the GLEIF Meet the Market Event 2020 in Amsterdam, Klaas Knot, the Vice Chair of the Financial Stability Board (FSB), has addressed, among other things, how the LEI has helped to make the financial system safer. He says: “Authorities can use it for many different regulatory purposes. They can, for example, use the LEI to monitor financial risk, to keep track of financial entities’ aggregate risk exposure, for resolution planning.”


GLEIF Published the Fourth Quarter of 2019 LEI report

The Global LEI System Business Reports highlight main trends relevant to the adoption of the LEI and provide in-depth analysis of the LEI data pool


Blog. Part 2: Do we need more LEIs?

LEIs are an important tool in ensuring that global financial markets remain open, transparent and stable and the number of the companies that use them will continue to grow as new entrants to the market create business opportunities where there were none and emerging markets currently 10% of global financial industry are set to grow to 30% by 2030 according to the bank of England estimates.

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