New legal entity (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: May 6, 2011

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Click Organization administration > Setup > Organization > Legal entities. Then click New.

Use this form to create a new legal entity for which only the required fields have values. To enter additional information about a legal entity, use the Legal entities form.

The following table provides descriptions for the controls in this form.




Enter the full name of the legal entity.


Enter the ID of the company account that is associated with the legal entity.


Select a country/region in the list.


Some features are available only in specific countries/regions. The country/region that you select for the primary address of the legal entity determines which of these features are available to the legal entity.

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