The Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) of the Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) has published a statement clarifying the conditions under which individuals acting in a business capacity are eligible to obtains LEIs

LEI ROC notes that the statement is intended to provide clarity to the Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF), Local Operating Units (LOUs), (pre-)LOUs (i.e. LOUs endorsed by the ROC before the GLEIF is able to take on the function of accrediting LOUs) and LEI registrants in order to improve consistent application among LOUs regarding registrant eligibility for LEIs.

View Statement on individuals acting in a business capacity, 30 September 2015