October 11, 2018 – Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that Nasdaq CSD has started offering LEI code renewal and transfer services in the Baltics. This comes as an addition to the LEI registering service that Nasdaq CSD has been offering since March 2018.
The full overview including a step-by-step guide of registering or renewing/transferring the code is available on the Nasdaq CSD website at in Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, and English language.
The Legal Entity Identifier or LEI code is a unique 20-character alphanumeric code for legal entities participating in the financial markets. The LEI code is used for the legal entity identification in regulatory reporting and supervision. All legal entities who are participating in the financial markets are obliged to have an LEI code starting from January 3, 2018.
For more information about the use of LEI, visit: gleif.org/en/about-lei/regulatory-use-of-the-lei.
About Nasdaq CSD
Nasdaq CSD SE (Societas Europaea) is the regional central securities depository in the Baltics, with a business presence in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. It provides post-trade infrastructure and a wide range of securities services for Baltic market participants. The CSD is a fundamental element in the Baltic financial market, settling shares and other securities issued by companies and governments in three individual securities settlement systems, one governed by Estonian law, second governed by Latvian law and third governed by Lithuanian law. Nasdaq CSD is licensed under the European CSDR and supervised by Baltic regulatory institutions cooperating in accordance with the CSDR. The depository is powered by modern straight-through processing technology connected to the pan-European T2S platform. Nasdaq CSD is a part of the Nasdaq Group. Nasdaq, Inc., the ultimate parent, provides trade and post-trade services in more than 50 countries. To learn more, visit: nasdaqcsd.com.