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LEI Legal Entity Identifier

Does your company trade in securities or other financial instruments? Under a new EU regulation, MiFID2*, which came into effect on 3 January 2018, your company will need an LEI in order to continue this kind of trading.

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What is an LEI?

An LEI is an international identification code that companies must provide to their bank in order to trade in financial instruments.

Who needs an LEI?

All companies need an LEI in order to continue trading in securities. Sole traders need an LEI if they have turnover in excess of SEK 3 million and they trade in derivatives.

How can my company obtain an LEI?

You can apply for an LEI from an authorised LEI issuer.