About GLEIF | Governance

GLEIF By-laws



The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) By-laws are issued by virtue of Article 38 of the GLEIF Statutes constituting the additional operational principles of the Foundation. They outline the structure and organization and define responsibilities and authorities of the respective bodies. The GLEIF By-laws were endorsed by the Swiss Supervisory Authority for Foundations.

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