Smarter, less costly and more reliable decisions about who to do business with
The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) connects to key reference information that enables clear and unique identification of legal entities. Simply put, the publicly available LEI data pool can be regarded as a global directory that greatly enhances transparency in markets. The data pool's ability to meet this objective relies on the availability of trusted, open and reliable data. The drivers of the LEI initiative, i.e. the Group of 20, the Financial Stability Board and many regulators around the world, have emphasized the need to make the LEI available for the wider public good.