What Is the Role of a SHECA Digital Certificate When a Client Logs into the Off-Book Trading Platform? And How to Apply for and Maintain the SHECA Digital Certificate?
To ensure security of EFP transactions, the Exchange requires each client to use a SHECA digital certificates to establish a secure two-way connection with the Exchange before conducting relevant operations. Therefore, the Off-Book Trading Platform is inaccessible without a SHECA digital certificates.
Based on its own needs, an institution determines the number of SHECA digital certificates to be applied for and their internal allocation. SHECA digital certificate applications should be filed in accordance with the guide and requirements of Shanghai Electronic Certificate Authority Center Co., Ltd. (SHECA).
To increase the efficiency and accuracy of processing of a SHECA digital certificate application, the personnel of the institution authorized for such purpose is advised to mark “EFP of CFFEX” in the application.