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GLEIF Welcomes Certizen Technology as Validation Agent

Certizen Technology becomes China’s second Validation Agent to bolster cross-border interoperability and drive further LEI adoption in the country

  • Date: 2024-03-25

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) today announces that Certizen Technology—a Hong Kong-based provider of digital identity and digital certificate solutions—has become the latest organization to be approved as a Validation Agent in the Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) System, following support from the Beijing National Institute of Financial Standardization Co., Ltd (NIFS).

By utilizing ‘business-as-usual’ onboarding processes, Certizen Technology's Validation Agent status enables it to deliver a seamless client experience while fostering significant enhancements in trading dynamics and promoting faster decision-making. It will also ease and streamline LEI issuance in support of the People's Bank of China's aim to promote the application and implementation of the LEI in China.

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