Legal entity identifier

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(LEI).

Legal Entity Identifier is a unique identity reference number allocated to a company in accordance with an internationally agreed standard administered by the Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) of the Global Legal Entity Identifier System (GLEIS).


The ROC is a stand-alone committee established by the international Financial Stability Board (FSB) and endorsed by the Group of 20 (G-20) nations.

It held its inaugural meeting in January 2013.

The ROC in turn has authorised Local Operating Units (LOU) which generate and issue the LEIs.


See also


Other links

Technical Briefing, The Treasurer, April 2014

LEI ROC website