An Authoritative Legal Entity Identifier (ALEI) is an ISO 8000 identifier for legal entities, which provides clear identification of an organization from the authoritative source. An ALEI offers key data about an organization including:
The legal name of an organization is a key data element required to commence and facilitate trade between partners. Typically, vendor masters are inherently inaccurate due to incorrect identification and labeling of legal entities. The ALEI is a zero-cost solution to overcoming the challenge of creating and maintaining high quality vendor master records.