LEI obligation for certain credit institutions and financial holding companies

01/21/2015: Pursuant to a decision of the European Central Bank, CRR credit institutions, financial holding companies, and mixed financial holding companies (provided they meet the conditions set forth in Art. 2, no. 21, letter b of Regulation (EU) No. 468/2014) are required to have an LEI and notify the Bundesbank of it. This is contained in a current circular of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin).

For more information, please visit the BaFin website at Rundschreiben 1/2015 (BA) - Erwerb eines Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) und Mitteilung an die Deutsche Bundesbank
The source document is currently available in German only.