Staff Feature - Alex Fanfan

August 10, 2023 at 2:20 PM / by Alex Fanfan posted in Inside APEXA  /  2 minute read

Hi, I’m George Alex Fanfan (I go by Alex) and I joined the APEXA team as a Bilingual Client Support Specialist in the end of May 2022.

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Bill 96: Quebec’s French Language Law and the Life Insurance Industry

June 16, 2023 at 8:57 AM / by John Allen, Regulatory Compliance Counsel, APEXA

Efforts to protect French language rights in Quebec date as far back as the 1800s, and since 1974, French has been the only official language in the province. Recently, the government has bolstered their work to promote use of French in Quebec. In May of 2022 the National Assembly of Quebec adopted Bill 96, An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Quebec, which received royal assent on June 1, 2022, and is intended to affirm that the only official language of Quebec is French.

Bill 96 modifies over 25 legislations, including the Charter of the French Language (the Charter) 1977, the Constitution Act of 1867, the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms, and the Civil Code of Québec. It introduces several measures around the use of French in commerce, labor relations and contracts that have direct impact on business, including the life insurance industry.

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Staff Feature - Debbie Van Kruistum

May 15, 2023 at 2:07 PM / by Debbie Van Kruistum posted in Inside APEXA  /  2 minute read

Hi, I’m Debbie Van Kruistum, and I joined the APEXA team as a Document Validation Specialist in June of 2018.

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Staff Feature - Jacquelyn Chanchal

April 25, 2023 at 1:21 PM / by Jacquelyn Chanchal posted in Inside APEXA  /  3 minute read

Hi, I’m Jacquelyn Chanchal, and I've been with APEXA as a Document Validation Specialist since January 2020.

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Staff Feature - Nekay Farrell

February 28, 2023 at 2:30 PM / by Nekay Farrell posted in Inside APEXA  /  3 minute read

Hi, I’m Nekay Farrell and I joined the APEXA team as a Client Implementation Lead in May of 2022. 

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Cybersecurity – Diving into Phishing

August 5, 2022 at 10:19 AM / by Ibhaze Uduehi posted in Life Insurance Business as Usual, Digital and Social Media  /  2 minute read

Summer comes with a variety of awesome activities – beach, travel, festivals, and concerts – to name a few. People are letting their hair down to participate in the events that have been missed over the past two years. However, as flights get delayed, internet and mobile services get interrupted, and more time is spent connected to unprotected Wi-Fi, we need to be on the alert when it comes to cybersecurity. Fraudulent online activity can occur in several ways. We covered password theft and protection here. Today, let’s dive into the world of phishing.

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Cybersecurity – Pass The Password Test!

May 19, 2022 at 3:30 PM / by Ibhaze Uduehi posted in Life Insurance Business as Usual  /  1 minute read

Just as the pace of innovation has increased throughout the pandemic, so has cybercrime. These threats and dangers come in several formats – password hacking, data theft, impersonation, blackmail, reputational damage, and more. Life insurance customers have entrusted the industry with valuable data that needs to be protected. APEXA focuses on cybersecurity – client data safety is our priority. As much as it can be confusing to keep up with each new trick (whack-a-mole, anyone?), ongoing awareness and learning are essential to avoiding pitfalls.

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Staff Feature - Meet Emelina Baquero

April 28, 2022 at 2:00 PM / by Emelina Baquero posted in Inside APEXA  /  3 minute read

Hi! I’m Emelina Baquero, and I joined the APEXA team as an Advisor Support Specialist in 2021. 

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Four Tips to Break Up Your Spring Work-from-Home Routine

April 28, 2022 at 11:00 AM / by Ibhaze Uduehi posted in APEXA from Home  /  2 minute read

Warmer weather usually calls for a break from work. Patio season, barbecues, beaches, sun, concerts, travel – the list of activities that draw everyone out is endless. For those who have been working from home for over two years, there might be a jailbreak right about now, or once we properly settle into the double-positive degrees. However, despite the warm weather and all its trappings, bills need to be paid, and so work goes on. Here are a few tips that should help break up the routine of a regular work-from-home day in warmer weather.

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Staff Feature - Meet Sahil Bhasin

March 29, 2022 at 9:00 AM / by Sahil Bhasin posted in Inside APEXA  /  4 minute read

Hi! I’m Sahil Bhasin, and I've been with APEXA as a Senior Software Developer since June 2021. 

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