LEIs Assigned to Large Fund Families


Funds of various types make up a large percentage of entities that have been assigned an LEI. The chart above highlights the number of registered funds of several large global fund families.

EBA Entities that have been Assigned an LEI


In January the European Banking Association (EBA) issued a recommendation that LEIs be used as identification codes for supervisory purposes for every credit and financial institution in the European Union. In May about 40% of EBA entities had
been assigned an LEI; that percentage has increased to 51% in our recent analysis of the LEI data.

LEI Entities Domiciled in a High Financial Secrecy Index Country


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Launched last year, the Financial Secrecy Index ranks jurisdictions according to their secrecy and the scale of their activities. A politically neutral ranking, it is a tool for understanding global financial secrecy, tax havens or secrecy jurisdictions, and illicit financial flows. About half of all the LEIs registered are for entities that are domiciled in a top 10 FSI country. http://www.financialsecrecyindex.com/

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