Standard Chartered Bank (Switzerland) SA


LEI (Legal Entity Identifier) is as international identifier assigned to distinct legal entities that engage in financial transactions. LEI increases the transparency of financial system, allowing the authorities to improve market surveillance and businesses to reduce counterparty risk. Knowing LEI allows to get registration details of the legal entity, its ownership structure and its family tree.

The structure of LEI is defined in ISO 17442. A LEI consists of twenty alpha-numeric characters where characters 1-4 identify the LEI issuer (Local Operating Units or LOU), characters 7-18 are the entity indentifier, i.e. the code generated and assigned by the LOU, characters 19-20 are the verification ID (checksum).

LEI of Standard Chartered Bank (Switzerland) SA and its components are shown in the table below.

LEI  5493007C4XBAPJ574F05
LOU Identifier  5493
Reserved  00
Entity Identifier  7C4XBAPJ574F
Verification ID  05