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​​LEI (Legal Entity Identifier)

Takasbank was authorized as pre-LOU by Capital Markets Board of Turkey to allocate pre-LEI codes on 26th of July 2013 and began to allocate pre-LOU codes as of 6th September 2013.


Takasbank was authorized by the Capital Markets Board of Turkey as pre-Local Operating Unit (pre-LOU) on 26th of July 2013 to generate and allocate pre-Legal Entity Identifier (pre-LEI) codes by the decision taken at Capital Market Boards of Turkey meeting dated July 31, 2013.

With this authorization, Takasbank has the utmost responsibility to allocate, report and disclose the pre-LEI codes in compliance with ISO 17442 standards after confirming that the legal entity applying for pre-LEI code has not already obtained the code from any other LEI generating pre-LOU in another country. Furthermore, Takasbank is held responsible for complying with the standards set forth by international regulators to provide LEI services as well as implementing the changes and updates in the LEI services scope accordingly.

Detailed information about legal entity identifier code was announced through Takasbank General Letter numbered 1116, dated March 18th 2013. Since then, Takasbank has started to accept applications and will begin to allocate pre-LEIs beginning from September 2013 as authorization process was finalized as of July 26, 2013.

New Pre-LEI code and   transfer applications can be executed  through web portal. In addition, The pre-LEI codes assigned/transferred are publicly disclosed through the portal.
For more information;
Takasbank International Markets Department,International Operations Team
E-mail :
Tel :  +90 212 315 21 90/98