LSE Goes Live with Pre-LOU


The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has launched its legal entity identifier (LEI) pre-Local Operating Unit (pre-LOU), including a portal with a consolidated view of data from the three other pre-LOUs currently issuing pre-LEIs.

The LSE pre-LOU was launched August 5. It will allocate pre-LEIs called Interim Entity Identifiers (IEIs) and include a process of entity validation, duplication prevention and entity eligibility checks.

When the LSE receives a request for an IEI, it will first check whether

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