Frequently asked questions

  • Do I need a Global Market Entity Identifier (GMEI)?
    If you’re a hedge fund, private equity fund, sovereign fund, pension fund, REIT, or real estate company, there’s a good chance you need a GMEI—or several. And, many other types of corporations may also be subject to the requirement, such as mining or energy companies.CT Corporation can help you make this determination.
  • What is GMEI?
    As a result of the Wall Street Consumer Protection Act (also known as Dodd-Frank), any business entity that deals in over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives is now required to obtain and maintain a unique 20-character code known as a Global Market Entity Identifier, or GMEI.
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