ISO standard 17422 paves the way for the extension of digital certificates with Legal Entity Identifiers for universal, verified and regularly updated corporate reference data.
The LEI is a permanent, unique key to verifiable level 1 “who is who” business data and level 2 “who owns who” parental structures. Organisations such as certification bodies can derive significant benefit from the LEI. LEIs and their live, freely accessible and frequently updated business reference data will always provide a better alternative to reliance on static reference data encoded in digital certificates.
RapidLEI is driving the adoption of LEIs in the certification body ecosystem: