Legal Entity Data

Entity Risk (Corporate Structures)

Global companies, countless insights, one source – meet your compliance, audit and legal entity data management requirements with the most complete entity risk source available for understanding complex corporate structures.
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Current market conditions and emerging regulatory mandates have placed a renewed emphasis on understanding the complex corporate structure of legal entities.

Our entity risk data is central to analyzing your exposure and untangling the complex dimensions of modern corporate structures, which may have hundreds of subsidiaries spanning multiple regions, geographies and activities. It provides comprehensive, auditable, fully maintained legal entity data for businesses.

With key data attributes on business entities from over 150 countries, it also has fully integrated, automated, new entity request functionality to fully support account on-boarding and periodic re-papering.


Features and benefits

Broadest coverage of legal entity content and related financial data

Our entity risk data represents more than 1 million entities across 250 markets and 50 languages, produced by a team of more than 200 market analysts working through six global centers. Sources include exchanges, annual reports, prospectuses, regulatory authorities, among others.

Our solution provides more than 100 legal entity data attributes, completed cross-asset class integration to enable a much deeper view of risk and compliance.

Flexible delivery options

DataScope Select interface allows for customized extraction and reporting to facilitate ad-hoc and scheduled inquiries into particular entities. Interrogation of entities on an ad-hoc basis is supported both to drill down from an issuer and to view from the bottom up, beginning with the holding.

A trained global team sources and maintains our content

A team of more than 200 market analysts working through six global centers sources and maintains our data. Six Sigma Black Belts are engaged in regular evaluation of methods of working to improve quality and gain efficiency.

Audit-level transparency and quality

Our solution provides an audit trail with links to hundreds of approved, independently audited sources to give clients control and ensure transparency of the information included in the product. This control and transparency helps bolster confidence in regulatory reporting on exposures and positions.

Entity risk

Effective legal entity data for corporate structures

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