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LEI System | GLEIF Accreditation of LEI Issuers

Current Candidates


The first phase of the Accreditation Process requires the organization seeking to become a Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) issuer, i.e. the Applicant Local Operating Unit (LOU), to create an accreditation plan. Once the plan is approved by the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF), and GLEIF and the Applicant LOU sign the Master Agreement, the Applicant LOU is considered a Candidate LOU and the second phase of the accreditation process begins.

All Candidate LOUs are publicly disclosed on the GLEIF website as noted below. The list of fully operational LEI issuers can be viewed here.

Candidate Master Agreement Date
Kamer van Koophandel 2016-04-21
Bloomberg Finance L.P. 2016-04-22
Tokyo Stock Exchange 2016-04-25
Herausgebergemeinschaft Wertpapier-Mitteilungen Keppler, Lehmann GmbH & Co. KG 2016-06-01
Irish Stock Exchange PLC 2016-06-27
The Agency of the Republic of Slovenia for Public Legal Records 2016-06-30
UnaVista LEI Limited 2016-08-02
Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) Plc. 2016-08-11
Saudi Arabian Credit Bureau (SACB/MOA'RIF) 2016-08-22
EQS Group AG 2016-09-19
Centralní Depozitár Cenných Papíru, a.s. (CDCP) 2016-09-27
Strate Proprietary Limited 2016-11-01
China Financial Standardization Technical Committee 2016-11-16
Zagreb Stock Exchange 2016-12-13
InfoCamere ScpA 2016-12-21
Keler 2016-12-27
Korea Securities Depository 2016-12-27
Istanbul Takas ve Saklama Bankasi A.S. 2016-12-27
LuxCSD S.A. 2017-01-25
KDD - Central Securities Clearing Corporation 2017-02-01
Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques 2017-02-02
Federal Statistical Office (FSO) 2017-03-09


How to become a GLEIF accredited LEI issuer

Step 1: Start Accreditation
Step 2: Develop Accreditation Plan
Step 3: Agree Upon Accreditation Plan
Step 4: Sign Master Agreement
Step 5: Implement Accreditation Requirements
Step 6: Assess Accreditation Documentation