Who needs the LEI code?
All legal entities (Firms) that are involved in complex financial instruments transactions.
What is the LEI code?
The LEI code (Legal Entity Identifier) is a 20-character alpha-numeric international identification code that identifies each legal entity conducting transactions in complex financial instruments. All transactions in complex financial instruments are reported to Trade Repository. With the LEI framework, there is now a global database for registering Firms and identifying them across financial markets.
Reasoning behind the LEI introduction
The drivers of the LEI initiative were the Group of 20 and Global LEI made available by the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) to improve financial markets monitoring, transparency, as well as risk management. Global LEI adoption identifies credit risk of potential transaction partners, which promotes a set of preventive measures against financial crisis.
What information should be provided to obtain the LEI code?
- Legal name;
- Legal address;
- Registration country;
- Registration number;
- Legal entity’s power of attorney, if the request is made by the authorized individual/legal entity.
Costs associated with obtaining the LEI code
Legal entities should apply for the LEI code by themselves or delegate it to authorized persons. It can take from 2 to 6 weeks to obtain the LEI code.
Clients can facilitate their processes by authorizing Renesource Capital (Company) to apply for the LEI code and by delegating reporting transactions in complex financial instruments.
Renesource Capital provides full legal and technical support in obtaining LEI code without additional fees!
Please contact us in regards to obtaining the LEI code:
telephone: +371 67 092 737
A Firm can obtain the LEI code by itself. A legal entity (Firm) should chose a certified LEI issuing organization to apply for a LEI code. There are costs related to obtaining and maintaining the LEI code charged by certified LEI issuing organization:
- Great Britain – “London Stock Exchange”: Registration fee: 115 GBP. Annual maintenance fee: 70 GBP.
- Russia – National Settlement Depository (NSD) “Национальный расчетный депозитарий”: Registration fee: 6,000 RUB. Annual maintenance fee: 3,000 RUB;
- U.S. – “U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission”: Registration fee: 200 USD. Annual maintenance fee: 100 USD.
Please follow the link to find other certified LEI issuing organization: http://www.leiroc.org/publications/gls/lou_20131003_2.pdf
What are the next steps after obtaining the LEI code?
Once The Company has received LEI code please notify Renesource Capital (Company).
Renesource Capital must be notified about the legal entities LEI code both when the legal entity (Firm) would prefer to report to Trade Repository itself or would like to authorize The Company to perform reporting transaction in complex financial instruments on Client’s behalf.
According to the power of attorney and legal entity’s (company’s) submitted LEI code, the Firm will report to the Trade Repository.
If the LEI code is already obtained
Dear Clients, if You already have the LEI code, please fill in the following form and email it to: email@example.com or contact us at +371 67092737.
If You prefer that the Firm reports transactions in complex financial instruments to the Trade Repository, please contact Renesource Capital either by calling on +371 67 092 737 or writing to the following e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.