Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) Basics

Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) Arthur Kennickell Assistant Director Research and Statistics Federal Reserve Board [email protected] Any opinions expressed are those of the presenter alone and do not necessarily reflect the concurrence of the Board of Governors or its staff. What is an LEI? Unique identification number for entities Associated reference data: variable attributes Map the… Continue reading Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) Basics

Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions: Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) What is a global LEI? The LEI is a reference code to uniquely identify a legally distinct entity that engages in a financial transaction. Currently, there are many ways to identify entities, but there is no unified global identification system for legal entities across markets and jurisdictions.… Continue reading Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) Frequently Asked Questions