EBENE, MAURITIUS -- (Marketwire) -- 05/22/12 -- Driven by a focus on unprecedented fund safety, superior trade execution and straight through processing, leading global foreign exchange brokerage FXPRIMUS has been awarded the ISO 27001: 2005 certification, which is the highest international certification standard in information security.
FXPRIMUS earned the prestigious certification, which is published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), following a one-year analysis of extensive security safeguards the company already had in place.
Said FXPRIMUS President Terry Thompson, "The ISO 27001: 2005 certification is an important recognition of achievement of the highest standards of compliance in securing our client financial data.
"It solidifies the company's reputation for operational maturity, and it reinforces our longstanding commitment to safeguarding the trust that our clients place on us, in securing financial data that is their most important asset," he said.
The certification covers management of company information, cementing continual improvement processes. It fully demonstrates an ability to internally control and regularly assess management of client information, and ensures compliance to laws and industry regulations. It also allows businesses to significantly lower the risk of any potential security threats from fire, misuse, theft, vandalism, viral attack or terrorism.
FXPRIMUS already set itself apart by providing consistent customer service availability, promotional benefits, and the safest fund protection in the industry, which includes a Trust account option for all clients, in which client Trust account funds are completely segregated from the assets of FXPRIMUS.
This unique arrangement lets traders fund their accounts through a Trustee, providing institutional hedge fund style protection regardless of their account size, giving them the assurance of knowing their funds are 100% safe and secure - a level of protection not provided by any other broker in the industry.
With experience in retail Forex brokerage, banking, hedge fund management and technology development, FXPRIMUS also supports new and experienced Forex traders with 24-hours-a-day, 5-days-a-week customer support through live chat, email or phone. The brokerage enhances its market-leading support with free personal coaching via FXPRIMUS Coach, to ensure that FXPRIMUS; maintains its market-leading position as "The Safest Place to Trade" for new and experienced Forex traders.
FXPRIMUS offers retail traders a level of trade execution, service quality and fund safety that are normally reserved only for the largest investors. Serving traders in 205 countries across 6 continents, FXPRIMUS provides an unmatched level of fund safety combined with Straight Through Processing, top notch execution with tight spreads, prompt and responsive customer support, and an industry-leading trader toolset that includes free access to powerful trading tools and personal coaching via FXPRIMUS Coach.
FXPRIMUS is based in Mauritius and is regulated by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission (FSC), which provides one of the world's safest and best-regulated offshore environments. Mauritius is one of the world's leading offshore financial centres, and has attracted more than 550 investment funds with a Net Asset Value of USD50 billion. More than 35,000 businesses and investment funds engaged in a wide range of global activities, make use of the Mauritius global financial services platform. Mauritius maintains double tax treaties with approximately 200 countries worldwide.