Legal Entity Identifier

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The Legal Entity Identifier is an indirect consequence of the 2009 financial crisis.

It is an instrument of the European MiFID II regulation, that was implemented since then.

It is mandatory for any organisation, or enterprise, that want acquire shares, or other financial instruments with a non-guaranteed capital.


A Unique 20 character code assigned to an organisation or enterprise.


From 70 to 109 EUR excl. VAT.

EU laws[edit]

  • Verordening (EU) nr. 600/2014 van het Europees Parlement en de Raad van 15 mei 2014 betreffende marken in financiële instrumenten
  • Wijziging van Verordening (EU) nr. 648/2012.


  • VSDC Review nr. 179, januari-februari, p. 13

External links[edit]

To require a LEI code