In today’s connected financial landscape, the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) has emerged as an indispensable tool for businesses globally. With more than 200 regulations worldwide mandating its use in the financial sector, capital markets, and for international trade, the LEI has solidified its reputation as one of the most critical instruments for regulatory compliance. However, … Continue reading Top 5 reasons Why you Need to get Your LEI Today!
In a volatile world with rising fraud and identity theft, establishing a legal identity is an important prerequisite for building trust in the global marketplace. The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) is a 20-character, alpha-numeric code that enables a clear and unique identification of legal entities participating in financial transactions. Each LEI contains information about an … Continue reading How to Transfer Your LEI Code to India’s LOU ‘LEIL’?
In today’s world, there can be no business without external stakeholders -whether they are customers, distributors, dealers, franchisees, suppliers, vendors, etc. In an increasingly globalised, connected, and turbulent world, it is important to protect your business from third-party risk. Here are 4 global trends that have turned the spotlight on third-party risk management: 1. Globalisation and … Continue reading Key Trends that are Increasing the Focus on Third-Party Risk Management
In today’s business landscape, Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) have become essential for identifying legal entities engaged in financial transactions globally. Therefore, the expiration or lapse of your LEI can have significant consequences for your business. In this blog post, we will explore the implications and potential challenges that arise when your LEI lapses and highlight … Continue reading What Happens When a Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) Lapses?
The Fundamentals of Credit Risk Management and How to Mitigate Credit Risk “We are experiencing a fundamental shift in the global economy, from a world of relative predictability … to a world with more fragility — greater uncertainty, higher economic volatility, geopolitical confrontations, and more frequent and devastating natural disasters,” said Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director … Continue reading The Fundamentals of Credit Risk Management and How to Mitigate Credit Risk
On February 6th, 2023, India’s Minister of Finance, Dr. Bhagwat Karad, responded to an unstarred question (PDF) from the Parliament regarding “Corporate Borrowers,” which mentioned the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI). In his answer, Dr. Bhagwat Karad stated that Public Sector Banks (PSBs) have informed that “17,234 non-individual / group borrowers have furnished their Legal Entity Identifier … Continue reading 17,234 corporate borrowers have furnished their Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) code
In late June 2022, a prominent bank released a newspaper ad about an e-auction of a property to recover nearly Rs. 93 crores lent to a company called “the Great Indian Nautanki Company Pvt Ltd”. The company’s name was enough to induce curiosity among journalists, and soon many acts of the drama came to the … Continue reading The Importance of Identity Checks in Business Transactions
Several national, regional, and other identifiers are being used to cover specific needs in business, but the Legal Entity Identifier stands out compared to them because it is truly global and has already been adopted by many regulatory authorities across the world. The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) is a 20-character, alphanumeric code that uniquely identifies … Continue reading Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) as a Gold standard
Growing regulatory enforcement of the LEI across India promotes an identifier that can open doors to global trade and finance opportunities for the region’s MSMEs Author: Xue Tan, Head of Business Development for Asia region at the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) The Legal Entity Identifier’s (LEI) star is rising in India. A wave … Continue reading Spotlight on India: A Rise in LEI Mandates Offers MSMEs a Springboard for Growth