Apiax’ participation at Fuse results in a partnership

 

Swiss RegTech startup Apiax is working with aosphere, an affiliate of leading international legal practice Allen & Overy, to enhance its cross-border compliance service. Apiax is a current member of the third cohort of Fuse, Allen & Overy’s collaborative tech innovation space based within its London office.

 

Apiax has developed a platform that makes it possible to transform complex financial regulations into easy-to-use digital compliance rules. Aosphere will provide Apiax with detailed legal memoranda and alerts on changes to cross-border distribution legislation which will form part of Apiax’s strengthened offering to financial firms worldwide. The collaboration is a first for aosphere’s cross-border marketing service. Marc-Henri Chamay, aosphere CEO, commented: "We are delighted to be working together with Apiax, and for clients to have different ways of accessing and operationalising the aosphere legal content”. Alan Blanchard, Country Head UK of Apiax, said: "We are more than proud that aosphere has joined our ecosystem. Working with aosphere enables us to offer our customers an even broader range of trusted and high-quality digital compliance rules”. Aosphere is an online subscription business and the leading provider of cross-border online legal data, serving over 450 global institutions. Aosphere’s Rulefinder Marketing Restrictions – Asset Management service is managed by a team of senior lawyers. It covers the rules for the distribution of funds, investment management and advisory services across 70+ jurisdictions. The service looks at what can be done in relation to marketing funds and managed accounts to overseas investors, and considers the impact of fund structure, investment strategy, regulatory status of marketing entity and type of investor. Picture (from left to right): Back row: Alfred So (Business Development, aosphere), Penny Blair (Senior Associate, aosphere), Alan Blanchard (Country Head UK, Apiax), Andrew Campbell (Business Development, Apiax), Jenny Ljunghammar (Head of Rulefinder Marketing Restrictions, aosphere)Front row: Ralf Huber (Co-Founder, Apiax), Charlotte Bayer (Business Development, aosphere), Rafael Gomes (Software Engineer, Apiax)(Press release)