.globalx

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Status: WITHDRAWN
Registry Provider: Verisign
Type: Brand TLD
Priority #: 1007 - GlobalX Information Services Pty Limited

.globalx is a Brand TLD being proposed in ICANN's New gTLD Program. The applicant is GlobalX Information Services Pty Limited.[1]

This application has been WITHDRAWN.

Application Details

The following is excerpted from the applicant's response to question #18:

"The new .globalx gTLD will operate as a restricted registry, in which GlobalX Information Services Pty Ltd. (GLobalX) can create and control domain spaces to strengthen GlobalX’s brand identity and authenticity, as well as to provide a platform for a deeper relationship with its client base. In this regard, .globalx will be used as an authoritative internet space to provide information, services and resources to consumers in a way that promotes consumer confidence, convenience and utility. Second and third level domain names will be utilised for marketing and communication purposes, with internet users assured of brand authenticity.

GlobalX is a leading provider of information and business process tools to business, serving three key client communities: legal, property and commercial. The information provided to customers is critical to their business requirements and is primarily used for verification and due diligence purposes. Examples of the types of information provided include property information (copies of land titles, cadastral maps), commercial information (company reports, UK Companies House⁄Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) searches, director information, credit reports) and legal information (for use in mergers and acquisitions and due diligence investigations). The business process tools offered by GlobalX include Australia’s most widely used legal practice management software solution (Open Practice), as well as legal precedent services and online conveyance services. GlobalX was established in 1996 and currently have strong presence in the Australian and UK markets. In the last 15 years GlobalX has experienced significant growth and operates a range of market leading brands such as GXS (legal services information), Open Practice, RealtyPro (real estate information), UrbisPro (land planning information), LegalinX (legal support solutions) and others. GlobalX strives to better address the unique business requirements of its customers in an efficient manner through a strong online brand presence and to ensure that its clients are able to readily identify with GlobalX and to this end creates an online environment that those users find appealing and easy to use. The use of .globalx to provide individually tailored information portals for its clients will further enhance this relationship."[2]

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