I believe that we are the first LPO (Legal Process Outsourcing) company to be both ISO 27001:2005 and Safe Harbor certified
New York, NY (PRWEB) February 1, 2008
QuisLex, a premier offshore legal services provider catering to several Fortune 500 corporations and Am Law 100 law firms, today announced its certification for complying with the Safe Harbor Framework, which was developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce in consultation with the European Commission. Compliance with the Safe Harbor Framework is necessary for complying with the European Commission's Directive on Data Protection. The Safe Harbor certification assures EU companies and regulators that QuisLex has implemented the necessary measures to secure and protect data it receives from the EU or relating to EU residents.
"I believe that we are the first LPO (Legal Process Outsourcing) company to be both ISO 27001:2005 and Safe Harbor certified" noted Michel Sahyoun, the CTO of QuisLex. "Adhering to global standards is critical as our multi-national clients have needs that often span across multiple continents and joining the Safe Harbor framework has enabled us to work effectively with our multinational clients in providing solutions to their needs in the European Union in addition to the United States of America," he added.
Ram Vasudevan, CEO of QuisLex says "QuisLex has always been at the forefront on information security and pioneered information and data security in the LPO industry through its achievement of the prestigious ISO 27001:2005 certification, which incorporates more than 130 internationally accepted controls. QuisLex's compliance with the Safe Harbor Framework is a logical additional step in our providing secure, high quality legal outsourcing solutions to our clients."
QuisLex is a leading offshore legal services provider headquartered in Manhattan, New York and maintaining a Class A offshore delivery center in Hyderabad, India. QuisLex provides specialized services in litigation/antitrust document review, contract management and negotiations, M&A due diligence, real estate and legal/business research, among others. Founded by seasoned lawyers from Skadden Arps, Sidley Austin and Shearman & Sterling, QuisLex is also one of the first LPOs to be certified ISO 9001:2000 compliant for its unique quality management system and ISO 27001:2005 compliant for its data security measures. For more information on QuisLex, visit http://www.quislex.com.
For more information on the Safe Harbor Framework, visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/