Hong Kong (HK)

Jurisdiction Overview

IDQuestionAnswer
415 *LEI: Is the use of an annually updated Legal Entity Identifier (LEI, developed under the guidance of the Financial Stability Board, FSB) mandatory for some financial market operators and/or asset classes? No.
 Data Date: 2019

Notes

 
Hong Kong Monetary Authority informed it would require the use of LEIs in OTC markets as from April 1 2019 (Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, 2018). However, it is not clear whether it has been implemented or not and whether it will be updated annually.

Sources

https://www.gleif.org/en/about-lei/regulatory-use-of-the-lei
 
http://www.leiroc.org/lei/uses.htm
 
http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/201806/27/P2018062700810.htm