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RBI asks borrowers with total exposure of ₹5 crore and above to obtain LEI

RBI asks borrowers with total exposure of ₹5 crore and above to obtain LEI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) vide Notification No. DOR.CRE.REC.28/21.04.048/ 2022-23 dated 21st April 2022 asks borrowers with total exposure of ₹5 crore and above to obtain LEI.

The Notification is Given Below:

Please refer to Para 3 of DBR.No.BP.BC.92/21.04.048/2017-18 dated November 2, 2017, on the captioned subject.

2. On a review, it has been decided that the guidelines on LEI stand extended to Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks (UCBs) and Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs). It is further advised that non-individual borrowers enjoying aggregate exposure of ₹5 crore and above from banks1 and financial institutions (FIs)2 shall be required to obtain LEI codes as per the timeline given in the Annex.

“Exposure” for this purpose shall include all fund based and non-fund based (credit as well as investment) exposure of banks/FIs to the borrower. Aggregate sanctioned limit or outstanding balance, whichever is higher, shall be reckoned for the purpose. Lenders may ascertain the position of aggregate exposure based on information available either with them, or CRILC database or declaration obtained from the borrower.

c) Borrowers who fail to obtain LEI codes from an authorized Local Operating Unit (LOU) shall not be sanctioned any new exposure nor shall they be granted renewal/enhancement of any existing exposure. However, Departments/ Agencies of Central and State Governments (not Public Sector Undertakings registered under Companies Act or established as Corporation under the relevant statute) shall be exempted from this provision.

3. These directions are issued under sections 21, 35A and 56 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, sections 45JA and 45L of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, section 30A of the National Housing Bank Act, 1987 and section 6 of the Factoring Regulation Act, 2011.

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