Apex Announces Global Privacy Programme

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May 4, 2017: Bermuda: Apex Fund Services announces global partnership with DataGuidance to enhance the Group’s privacy and compliance programme.

Apex Fund Services today announces the global implementation of a leading data privacy platform through its partnership with DataGuidance. DataGuidance is created for and used by privacy professionals globally, boasting the most comprehensive platform of global privacy legislation, official guidance and codes of practice.

In line with Apex’s philosophy of delivering local expertise on a global scale, the Group will utilise DataGuidance’s suite of privacy tools to ensure it receives unparalleled research and intelligence on privacy legislation. The Apex global compliance department will benefit from access to comprehensive, consistent and up-to-date information in multiple jurisdictions at all times and has subsequently established a global data legislation matrix across the group. Apex will utilize DataGuidance for focused guidance to navigate global privacy and cross-jurisdictional compliance with ease.

Sonja Maria Hilkhuijsen, Global Head of Compliance, Apex Fund Services, said:

“The deployment of the DataGuidance privacy platform across the group is evidence of Apex’s strong commitment to upholding the highest levels of privacy on a global scale. We are taking a proactive approach to implementing a global GDPR project and are already utilising the DataGuidance GDPR Portal’s dedicated tools and expert analysis to ensure all offices implement and maintain robust procedures. DataGuidance provides Apex with an important tool that will enable us to evolve our compliance processes seamlessly as the latest global and local developments unfold.”

David Longford Chief Executive Officer, DataGuidance, said:

“DataGuidance supports the privacy teams of multinational organisations worldwide by providing the essential information that their internal privacy and compliance programmes are built upon. Our unique delivery of cross-jurisdictional regulatory intelligence, together with our highly responsive approach, is highly valued by our clients.

We understand that the proactive nature of firms like Apex in addressing privacy regulation as a serious project means that their widespread global client base can be comfortable that compliance standards are being upheld and managed efficiently. In an increasingly complex and regulated world a proactive approach to data privacy is important and it takes forwarding thinking firms like Apex to lead the way.”

– ENDS –

Contacts:

DataGuidance, Carli Nelson, Marketing Manager | [email protected]

Apex Fund Services, Rosie Guest, Global Marketing Director | [email protected]

About DataGuidance

DataGuidance launched in 2007 and is the essential privacy intelligence platform, created for and used by privacy professionals globally. Supported by 250+ leading privacy experts worldwide and our in-house Privacy Analysts, DataGuidance ensures the information users have access to is comprehensive, consistent and up-to-date. With focused guidance around core topics, a daily news service and cross-jurisdictional analysis, DataGuidance helps users navigate privacy with confidence.

About Apex Fund Services

Apex Fund Services, established in Bermuda in 2003, is one of the world’s largest independent fund administration and middle office solutions providers. Apex has continually improved and evolved its product suite by surrounding these core administrative services with additional products spanning the full value chain; from information delivery and regulatory products to capital introduction services. The globally distributed service model is delivered by over 600 staff, across 32 offices. Apex now administers the investments of some of the largest funds and institutional investors in the world.

www.theapexgroup.com

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