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


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.


Blog. Part 1: A Brief History of LEIs…

Let us introduce a line of blog posts by a specially invited author and financial expert. The first part describes the history of LEI codes. The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data (Economist, 2017). Over 2 billion people born since the year 2000 are digital natives – people whose lives on and off-line are one and the same...


ESMA publishes final SFTR guidelines with LEI reprieve

ESMA has released its final report on the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) along with amended validation rules for non-EU legal entity identifiers (LEIs) that threatened to “severely impact liquidity” under the original reporting timetable.


LEI adoption could Save Banks the Estimated U.S.$2-4 Billion per Annum

Research conducted by McKinsey on behalf of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has concluded that wider use of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) across the global banking sector could save the industry U.S.$2-4 billion annually in client onboarding costs alone.

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