An Anglicized Legal Name is required in cases where the "Legal Name" field includes nonRoman characters. This field has a maximum length of 255 characters, and may only include characters found in the limited ASCII character set.
Specifies an additional name or LEI value as needed to identify "umbrella funds". The name or LEI of the Fund Family to which the umbrella fund designated by the LEI belongs.
An international branch is defined as a branch that is located in a separate jurisdiction from its headquarters, i.e., in a host country outside of its home country.
The Bulk Service feature allows you to register or renew multiple records simultaneously. Up to 500 records can be submitted, in Excel spreadsheet or XML file format. For more information refer to the Bulk Service page of the GMEI Utility.
The business registry field includes the name of a business registry when it is available and legally permissible. The value of "Not Available" should be selected when the company is not listed on any of the available business registries that are available for their registered jurisdiction or when the entity is not legally able to complete this information.
The business registry number is the entity's identifier in a given business registry where available and legally permissible.
A Challenge request will trigger a review by the GMEI Utility validation team to research the record based on the updated information, and make the appropriate changes to the record.
The City is the registered city of the entity. This field has a maximum length of 50 characters, and any Unicode character is allowed.
File format developed by the LEI Regulatory Oversight Committee and mandated for LEI issuing organizations to report LEI and legal entity reference data. The GMEI Utility provides files in the Common Data File Format as well as the proprietary GMEI File Format, updated daily and available for download.

For more information please reference the Common Data File Format description on the GLEIF website.
The Country is the registered country for the entity following the ISO 3166 standard. The country can be found on the entity's documentation of incorporation.
The Direct Parent, or "direct accounting consolidated parent" is defined as the lowest level legal entity preparing consolidated financial statements for the entity. For more information, please refer to the LEI ROC publication "Collecting Data on Direct and Ultimate Parents of Legal Entities in the Global LEI System".

https://www.leiroc.org/publications/gls/lou_20161003-1.pdf
This record is a duplicate of another LEI in the Global LEI System (GLEIS). DUPLICATE status is assigned to the nonsurviving registration, and the LEI should no longer be used.
An "internal duplicate LEI" is a duplicate of an LEI that exists within the domain of the GMEI system. An "external duplicate LEI" is a duplicate of an LEI that is managed by another preLOU, outside the GMEI system.
Indicates whether the entity is active or inactive.
  • ACTIVE is assigned to an entity that has independent legal status. Active entities include solvent companies in normal operation, as well as those entities which are in administration, in receivership, or bankrupt, but which still have legal status.
  • INACTIVE is assigned for entities that no longer have independent legal status as a result of dissolution.
The date that the legal entity cease to operate. (See "Entity Expiration Reason")
The reason why the legal entity has ceased to operate, whether due to dissolution, merger or acquisition.
The LEI being referenced for Registration is found to be a duplicate of an LEI that is already registered in the GLEIF system. Ensure that you are not attempting to register for an LEI that already exists.
The address of the headquarters of the legal entity or the address of the fund manager where available.
The LEI is a unique code associated with a single legal entity in accordance with the ISO 17442 standard. The LEI is a reference data tool to standardize how entities are identified in global markets. Its goal is to help improve the measuring and monitoring of systemic risk and support more cost-effective compliance with regulatory reporting requirements.
The Legal Form is dependent upon the jurisdiction of the entity. Oftentimes, the legal form of an entity is appended to the Legal Name. The values for this field are dependent upon the registered country that is selected.
The jurisdiction of legal formation and registration of the entity.
The Legal Name is the registered legal name of the entity as found in its native language on its documentation for incorporation. This field has a maximum length of 255 characters, and may include Unicode characters.

Maintenance is the legacy term for "Renewal" - the act of reviewing and providing payment in order to keep an LEI record current.

The Managing Local Operating Unit (LOU) field indicates which provider has management of the given entity record.

The Managing LOU prefix is a 4 character code allocated uniquely to each LOU. Below are the prefix codes associated with the GMEI Utility.

  • GMEI Prefix - 5493
  • LuxCSD Prefix - 2221
The date at which the Renewal State of the LEI record will be set to LAPSED unless the Renewal process is completed (formerly "Next Maintenance Date"; see "Renewal").

The Post Code (or Postal, ZIP, or PIN Code) is the registered Post Code of the entity. This field can have a maximum length of 20 characters, and any Unicode character is allowed.

The LEI being referenced for Registration is possibly a duplicate of an LEI that is already registered in the GLEIF system. Ensure that you are not attempting to register for an LEI that already exists.

Legal names previously associated with the entity or the LEI record.

Record State indicates the current process status of the LEI record. Applicable values for this field are "UNDER_REVIEW", "PUBLIC_SOURCES", "REGISTRANT_SOURCE", "MULTIPLE_SOURCES", "DUPLICATE", "PENDING_REMOVAL", "PENDING_TRANSFER", and "TRANSFERRED".
  • UNDER_REVIEW  The record is under review pending validation.
  • DUPLICATE  The record is a duplicate of an existing record.
  • MULTIPLE_SOURCES  The record may contain data that conflicts with publicly available information.
  • REGISTRANT_SOURCE  The record may contain data that cannot be corroborated via publicly available sources.
  • PUBLIC_SOURCE  The record contains data that can be corroborated via publicly available authoritative sources, an analyst may review the data, make minor corrections for spelling, punctuation, and consistency.
  • PENDING_REMOVAL  GMEI Utility does not currently support record removal requests based on CFTC guidance.
  • PENDING_TRANSFER  The record is in the process of being ported to another preLOU.
  • TRANSFERRED  The record was successfully ported to another preLOU.
The Address is the primary street information of the registered address of the entity according to the documentation for incorporation. Each Address Line can have a maximum length of 100 characters, and any Unicode character is allowed.

Please use the following guidance when submitting Address information:

Submit information on where the entity is incorporated, not where the entity is headquartered, physically operating, or other address alternatives.

Information on the PO Box, Building, and Floor can be provided in Address Line 1 if necessary.

Addresses should follow national postal address standards for the country of registration (where available). You may wish to review existing records within the jurisdiction you're registering to better understand the formatting for a specific jurisdiction.
Registration is completed by an entity wishing to have an LEI assigned either by a primary party, or a third party with explicit permission to assist in registering on the entity's behalf. Registration requests are completed on the GMEI Utility Portal, and an LEI is assigned after validation.

Renewal is used by the registrant to indicate that they have reviewed a record and have provided accurate information for the entity record, and have provided any necessary payment in order to keep the record current (see "Renewal State"). Renewal was formerly termed "maintenance".
Renewal State indicates whether the record has been reviewed by the party authorized to update information contained in the record, and provided any necessary payment in order to keep the record current. Information in the LEI record must be reviewed annually and updated as necessary in order to maintain current status. Formerly termed "Maintenance State".
  • CURRENT - The record was reviewed by a party authorized to update information contained in the record, and provided any necessary payment.
  • LAPSED - The record has not been reviewed and payment has not been provided in order to maintain current status.
The State is the state, prefecture, province, or administrative jurisdiction for the country of the entity. For the Registered Address State field, this information can be found on the entity's documentation of incorporation.
The ultimate surviving record of a duplicate challenge process, successor of a merger, or the oldest record in cases where an entity was registered twice.
The Ultimate Parent, or "ultimate accounting consolidating parent," is defined as the highest level legal entity preparing consolidated financial statements for the entity. For more information, please refer to the LEI ROC publication "Collecting Data on Direct and Ultimate Parents of Legal Entities in the Global LEI System".

https://www.leiroc.org/publications/gls/lou_20161003-1.pdf