FutureVault Successfully Achieves SOC 2 Type II Certification

FutureVault Achieves SOC 2 Type II Certification

This release originally appeared on EIN Newswire.

Toronto, Ontario, September 22, 2021  — FutureVault, an industry-leading document management and Digital Vault Platform for financial institutions and enterprises, announced today its successful completion of the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II audit, earning the SOC 2 Type II certification.  

The SOC 2 Type II certification is a complex certification within the SOC protocol, covering day-to-day operations to ensure that FutureVault complies with leading industry security policies and standards for managing enterprise and client data. SOC 2 compliance provides partners, customers, and clients with the assurance that FutureVault operates its infrastructure, tools, and processes to secure their data and information. 

The report validates the strength and robustness of FutureVault’s internal security, compliance, and technology. Additionally, the SOC 2 Type II report reflects FutureVault’s ongoing commitment to best-in-class information security and document management for financial services organizations, professional service providers, and their clients. 

“The successful completion of our SOC 2 Type II certification is an incredible milestone for the FutureVault team, validating our commitment to information security and processes,” said Luke Kyleman, Chief Technology Officer at FutureVault. “This milestone is indicative of our commitment to providing our partners, customers, and their clients with best-in-class security and compliance policies to store, manage and protect their information,” adds Nevin Markwart, FutureVault’s Chief Information Security Officer. 

The successful completion of the SOC 2 Type II compliance certification continues to position FutureVault as an industry leader in the information management, document filing, and Digital Vault space for financial services and wealth management organizations everywhere.  

For more information about our Digital Vault platform including our security and compliance certifications, contact our team today.

FutureVault Successfully Granted US Patent for Document Sharing and Collaboration with Trusted Advisors (2)

FutureVault Successfully Granted US Patent for Document Sharing and Collaboration with Trusted Advisors

This press release originally appeared on EINPresswire.com

TORONTO, ON, CANADA, September 16, 2021 — FutureVault, the leading document management and Digital Vault Platform for the financial services industry, today announces that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has allowed the patent application 15/690,760 “Systems and Methods For Sharing Documents”.

This invention enables FutureVault users to electronically store, share and grant collaborative document management functions to Trusted Advisors. Examples of Trusted Advisors include, but are not limited to:

• Regulatory Agencies
• Accountants/Auditors
• Lawyers
• Financial and Estate Planners
• Insurance Professionals

At the enterprise and back-office level, this technology allows firms to easily provide access to regulatory bodies, streamlining compliance and audit readiness amongst other materially value-added use cases.

At the advisor and front office level, advisors and wealth managers are afforded the ability to grant collaborative access to internal and external service providers and specialists involved in key planning activities and initiatives.

Lastly, clients of the enterprise benefit by being able to provide access to key family members, lawyers, accountants, and insurance agents, amongst others. These Trusted Advisors can view and manage personal, business, and financial documents to the benefit of all constituents.

The entire permissioning model includes a real-time audit trail of all activities by Trusted Advisors on the platform.

“We are incredibly pleased that the US Patent Office recognizes the uniqueness of the document sharing technology in our platform,” said G Scott Paterson, Co-founder and Executive Chairman at FutureVault. “This patent strengthens the differentiation of FutureVault’s offering against our competitors by providing a permission model centered around the contacts and Trusted Advisors of all constituents connected to our platform. This is especially important for our customers in wealth and other highly regulated industries where collaboration, compliance, and security all go hand in hand.”

G Scott Paterson and Michael Bradley, FutureVault Co-founders and FutureVault Principal Engineer, Jason Ko are listed as Inventors on the patent.

The successful grant of its second patent continues to position FutureVault as an industry leader in the information management, document filing, and Digital Vault space for financial services and wealth management organizations everywhere.

For more information about FutureVault’s patents and our Digital Vault platform, contact our team today.

Mandeville Launches Digital Vault Through FutureVault

Mandeville Private Client Inc. Continues to Enhance Advisor and Client Experience With Digital Vault

BURLINGTON, ONTARIO – July 08, 2021. Mandeville Private Client Inc. (“Mandeville”) is pleased to announce the launch of Mandeville Vault through its enterprise relationship with FutureVault, an industry leader in enterprise document management and digital vault solutions.

With Mandeville Vault, Mandeville is continuing in its commitment to enhancing the advisor and client experience by providing a secure, white-labeled, digital vault platform integrated into its existing technology ecosystem. Mandeville Vault effectively improves the collaboration and relationship between advisors and clients by equipping them with a secure shared platform to manage information and documents better, together. In particular, clients are now able to receive, upload and share key files including onboarding documents, recurring client statements, market updates and communications, and financial services agreements, all in one centralized and secured environment.

“We’re looking forward to the impact our Mandeville Vault platform will have across our ecosystem in augmenting operational efficiencies, information security, and the digital user experience for advisors and clients alike,” says Frank Laferriere, Mandeville’s Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. “Mandeville Vault provides a competitive differentiator for our organization as it allows for the secure and seamless management and delivery of documents from our back office to advisors through to our clients and their families. We are able to improve information distribution at every single intersection to deliver the ultimate in client experience.”

A few key components of the Mandeville Vault include:

  • Enterprise-grade security protocols and compliance features
  • Single sign on integrations with existing technology platforms
  • Automated document distribution and smart-filing technology
  • Dynamic checklists to improve client interaction in delivering products and services

“We are extremely excited to launch Mandeville Vault with Frank Laferriere and his talented team,” commented Michael Bradley, Co-founder and CMO of FutureVault. “They have been incredible partners in building and launching this best-in-class platform for their advisors and clients. Their attention to detail, thoughtfulness and thought leadership have translated into a technology platform that improves operational efficiencies and manages risks so that advisors can focus their time and energy on growing their practice by deepening client relationships and growing clients’ wealth.”

About Mandeville Holdings Inc.

Mandeville Holdings Inc., founded by Michael Lee-Chin, is the parent company of the Mandeville group of companies, which includes Mandeville Private Client Inc., Mandeville Insurance Services Inc. and Portland Investment Counsel Inc. Clients of the Mandeville group of companies have ACCESS to the benefits of our family office resources (via Portland Holdings Limited’s conglomeration), which means a unique opportunity to invest in quality offerings alongside some of the world’s most successful institutions and affluent investors. “The Wealthy Invest Differently.”- Mandeville understands this and is committed to democratizing opportunities for wealth creation typically reserved for the affluent and institutional investor.

About FutureVault

FutureVault is an industry-leading provider of secure, cloud-based document management solutions that help organizations and their clients manage information better, together. FutureVault offers a powerful white label Digital Vault Platform to manage document distribution and collaboration, while allowing end clients to digitize, deposit, store, and manage all their most important business and personal information. Organizations leverage FutureVault’s disruptive, patented, proprietary technology to acquire and retain clients, unlock new revenue streams, improve operational efficiencies, protect information assets and maintain compliance obligations.

Mandeville Contacts
Diana Oddi, Director Marketing, Communications and Practice Management

FutureVault Inc. Contacts
Michael Bradley, Chief Marketing Officer

Kristian Borghesan, Director of Marketing

FutureVault - John Shackleton Appointed as CEO

John Shackleton, Former OpenText CEO, to Lead FutureVault as Chief Executive Officer

Toronto, Ontario, May 5, 2021 — FutureVault, an industry-leading digital vault platform for institutions and enterprises, today announced it has appointed John Shackleton, former OpenText CEO, as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. 

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Shackleton brings more than 30 years of technology and document management experience to the firm, along with a proven track record of driving business growth. As former President and CEO of OpenText Corporation (NASDAQ/TSX: OTEX), he led the company’s growth from $60 million to $1.3 billion in revenue, resulting in the company becoming a world-leading independent provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM). Prior to OpenText, Shackleton held several executive-level positions at well-recognized technology companies including Oracle, Sybase and Platinum Technology. He currently serves as Board Chair of Boston-based Preservica, Inc. and New York-based Tenovos, Inc.

“FutureVault is a unique and highly innovative company poised to be a leader in the evolving Digital Vault space, particularly in Personal Life Management and Business Enterprise Management,” commented Shackleton. “The company’s disruptive end-to-end document management platform is the way of the future, and I couldn’t be more pleased to play a role in this next phase of growth.”

“John is a legendary leader in the technology world, particularly in the document and content management space,” commented FutureVault Co-Chairs, G Scott Paterson and John D. Orr. “We are delighted that he will join and lead our team at this exciting juncture, where we see our vision of the future — Digital Vaults for Personal Life Management and Business Enterprise Management — becoming ubiquitous for individuals and businesses globally.” 

 Orr, the company’s CEO from June 2017 until April 2021, will take on the role of Co-Chair of the FutureVault Board of Directors alongside co-founder and Executive Chair, G Scott Paterson.

In addition to leading FutureVault’s day-to-day operations, Shackleton will play a critical role in driving the strategic vision and direction for the company as it turns its focus to the next stage of growth and strategic partnerships.

About FutureVault

FutureVault is an industry-leading provider of secure, cloud-based document management solutions that help organizations and their clients manage information better, together. FutureVault offers a powerful white label Digital Vault Platform to manage document distribution and collaboration, while allowing end clients to digitize, deposit, store, and manage all their most important business and personal information. Organizations leverage FutureVault’s disruptive, patented, proprietary technology to acquire and retain clients, unlock new revenue streams, improve operational efficiencies, protect information assets and maintain compliance obligations.

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Wealth and Investment Management Firm, Bailard, Launches Digital Vault Platform for Clients Powered by FutureVault

San Francisco, CA, April 29, 2021 — Bailard, an independent, values-driven wealth and investment management firm in the San Francisco Bay Area, and FutureVault, an industry leader in enterprise Digital Vault solutions, have announced the launch of the Bailard Vault.

 Bailard will look to bolster its high-touch client service and continue its proven track record of client success and satisfaction through this unique and highly innovative digital vault offering. The Bailard Vault includes a custom white-label portal and native mobile app on Android and iOS that provides secure anytime, anywhere access to documents for Bailard clients as well as the Firm’s investment counselors.

“Partnering with FutureVault enables us to streamline and automate several key internal processes. From seamless client onboarding to prompt ongoing reporting, we can now provide crucial information faster and in a secure environment”, commented Michael J. Faust, CFA, President of Wealth Management at Bailard. “We believe our clients’ success is our success, and are proud to offer a centralized, digital environment to access important materials and interact securely with us ”, mentioned Austin Lastinger, CFP®, Portfolio Associate at Bailard. 

“We are thrilled to be working with Bailard and we are delighted that they have entrusted FutureVault as their digital vault partner,” said Caroll Simmons, Director of Customer Success at FutureVault. “By being able to empower the Bailard team through our technology, we’re able to support them with their commitment to delivering a best-in-class client experience. ”

About Bailard

With over 50 years of experience, Bailard is an independent, values-driven wealth and investment management firm. For individuals and institutions alike, Bailard proudly serves as a trusted partner focused on achieving long-term results aligned with client values and goals. An independent firm since our founding in 1969, we stand committed to our values and, most importantly, our clients. With $5 billion AUM as of March 2021, Bailard’s high-touch client service and proven track record are grounded in the firm’s core values of accountability, compassion, courage, excellence, fairness, and independence.

About FutureVault

FutureVault is an industry-leading provider of secure, cloud-based document management solutions that help organizations and their clients manage information better, together. FutureVault offers a powerful white label Digital Vault Platform to manage document distribution and collaboration, while allowing end clients to digitize, deposit, store, and manage all their most important business and personal information. Organizations leverage FutureVault’s disruptive, patented, proprietary technology to acquire and retain clients, unlock new revenue streams, improve operational efficiencies, protect information assets and maintain compliance obligations.

Daniel Kenny - FutureVault New COO

Daniel Kenny, Former HSBC Managing Director and COO, to Join FutureVault as Chief Operating Officer

Toronto, Ontario, Feb 1, 2021FutureVault, an industry-leading digital vault platform for institutions and enterprises, appoints Daniel Kenny, former Managing Director and COO for the Global Banking and Markets business of HSBC Canada. as the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). 

Kenny has a degree in Systems Design Engineering with options in Computer Engineering and Management Science from the University of Waterloo.  He started his career in Tokyo with Fusion Systems Japan developing proprietary trading systems for the Japanese equities markets.  Kenny later joined HSBC Japan where he was responsible for leading  IT development teams across all asset classes for the Global Markets business.  His 22-year career with HSBC took him from Tokyo to Jakarta then to New York and eventually back to Canada.

“I am delighted at the opportunity to join FutureVault and deploy the platform into our clients’ ecosystems to strengthen their operations while maintaining regulatory compliance”, commented Kenny. “ The “Business Enterprise Management” framework that FutureVault offers is world class and can ensure that organizations scale efficiently and securely with respect to critical corporate and personal data.”

FutureVault’s Executive Chair G Scott Paterson and CEO John Orr commented “Daniel’s global experience combined with his banking and engineering background positions him perfectly to drive FutureVault’s value proposition into the Finance Services vertical.” G Scott Paterson further commented, “ His exposure in Canada and the US to KYC and AML standards expected by Regulators are invaluable for our financial services clients deploying FutureVault’s platform into their operations.”

The hiring of Daniel Kenny as COO, continues to position FutureVault as an industry-leader in the information management and digital vault space, showing proven ability to deliver best-in-class operations for staff and clients on a global scale.

About FutureVault

FutureVault is an industry-leading Digital Vault Platform that helps organizations and their clients manage information better, together. FutureVault offers a powerful white label solution to manage document distribution and collaboration, while allowing end clients to digitize, deposit, store, and manage all their most important business and personal information. Organizations leverage FutureVault’s proprietary technology to acquire and retain clients, unlock new revenue streams, improve operational efficiencies, protect information assets and maintain compliance obligations.

Digitization as a Service with FutureVault

FutureVault Granted US Patent for Proprietary Digital Document Filing Technology

Toronto, Ontario, January 5, 2021  — FutureVault, an industry-leading document management and digital vault platform for institutions and enterprises, has successfully been granted a patent for its automated document filing and processing methods and systems by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). 

The patent, originally filed back in 2017, automatically files documents within the FutureVault platform in several locations while using machine learning technology systems to enhance the accuracy of suggested file locations. The technology works when an electronic file, containing one or more documents, is received, where the text data (meta-data) from each document is then identified and used to generate suggested file locations on where to file and store incoming documents as a way of reducing the manual process and time involvement to storing files in a structured, secured way. 

“We’re enabling enterprises and business operators to manage their information and documents, including client information, in a more secure, structured, and efficient way”, commented G Scott Paterson, FutureVault’s Executive Chair. “In a matter of seconds, we can identify exactly where you should be storing incoming documents to reduce the burden of mismanagement, saving organizations significant time and money”. 

The successful grant of the patent positions FutureVault as an industry leader in the information management, document filing, and digital vault space. FutureVault currently has two additional patents pending.

About FutureVault

FutureVault is an industry-leading Digital Vault Platform that helps organizations and their clients manage information better, together. FutureVault offers a powerful white label solution to manage document distribution and collaboration, while allowing end clients to digitize, deposit, store, and manage all their most important business and personal information. Organizations leverage FutureVault’s proprietary technology to acquire and retain clients, unlock new revenue streams, improve operational efficiencies, protect information assets and maintain compliance obligations.

Kismet Wealth

Kismet Wealth Group Selects FutureVault to Launch its Digital Vault Platform for Clients

Kismet Wealth


TORONTO, ON, November 30, 2020 /Business Wire/ — Kismet Wealth Group, a diversified financial and professional services firm, and FutureVault, an industry leader in enterprise digital vault solutions, have announced the launch of the Kismet Wealth Vault.

The Kismet Wealth Vault includes a custom white–label web portal and native mobile app on Android and iOS, that provides anytime, anywhere access to documents for both Kismet’s professional services team and its clients. The secure, enterprise-grade platform will be leveraged to address a number of mission-critical client use cases, from collecting documents for seamless client onboarding and tax preparation to the distribution of quarterly reviews, statements, reports, and updates.

Further, the Kismet Wealth Vault will allow clients to digitize, centralize and organize their personal, financial, and business information in private folders within the vault serving as their own digital safe deposit box.

“During COVID-19 we realized how important having a secure and private platform would be for document exchange and storage,” said Victor Godinho, Managing Partner, Wealth Advisor & Principal Broker at Kismet Wealth Group Corp. “We are excited to have our own branded app and portal available to our current and future clients, enabling us to be the backbone of their lives.” 

“We are delighted that Victor and the Kismet Wealth Group team have entrusted FutureVault as their digital vault partner,” said Caroll Simmons, Director of Customer Success at FutureVault. “We look forward to empowering the Kismet team and its clients with our technology, particularly in a time when remote, paperless collaboration and communication are quintessential.”

About Kismet Wealth Group Corp.

Kismet Wealth Group is a fully diversified financial and professional services firm. Kismet has active operations in wealth management, real estate, real estate development, insurance and risk management, mortgages and lending.

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Nevin Markwart, Former Investment Executive and NHL Alumnus, to Join FutureVault as Chief Information Security Officer

Toronto, Ontario, May 5, 2020FutureVault, an industry-leading digital vault platform for institutions and enterprises, appoints Nevin Markwart as the company’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). 

Markwart is a serial entrepreneur who brings a multi-disciplinary approach to organizational information security based on his nearly 40 years of career experience in the fields of professional sports, global asset management and computer security. His professional career began in 1983 when he was selected in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft by the Boston Bruins which led to a nine-year professional hockey career in Boston. Following his hockey career and subsequent graduation from Northeastern University’s MBA program in 1994, Markwart led significant business units  at the storied, Boston-based asset managers Wellington Management and Fidelity Investment before rising  to the rank of CEO at two major Canadian-based asset management organizations. Retooling for the “future of business,” Markwart recently graduated (2019) from Brown University with a Master of Science Degree in Cybersecurity and ultimately completing his formal computer science education which he initially embarked upon at the University of Regina in 1981.

“I am excited to join the innovative team here at FutureVault to build upon the organization’s existing information security regiment”, commented Markwart. “Maintaining bank-level cybersecurity compliance requires ‘leadership from the top’ in the form of budget resources and nurturing an organizational culture of employee participation — both of which are a top priority for me to advance as FutureVault’s CISO.” 

FutureVault Executive Chair G Scott Paterson commented, “Nevin [Markwart] brings FutureVault best of class cybersecurity implementation tools and methods while his leadership will advance the maturity of our organization’s internal cybersecurity culture.” John Orr, FutureVault Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are delighted to have him join FutureVault and lead our information and cybersecurity team at this exciting juncture where we see our vision of the future – digital Personal Life Management and Business Enterprise Management Vaults becoming ubiquitous for individuals and businesses globally.”

The hiring of Markwart to lead FutureVault’s information and cybersecurity is a critical step forward, positioning the firm as an industry-leader, pioneering the information management and digital vault space.

Celent Ranks FutureVault Top Digital Estate Planning Tool 2020

Celent Ranks FutureVault’s Digital Vault Platform as Top Digital Estate Planning Solution

Proprietary Digital Vault Technology Provides Estate Planners and Attorneys with a Suite of Digital Tools to Optimally Manage Document Workflows and Better Engage with their Clients.


TORONTO, April 7, 2020 – FutureVault, an industry-leading Digital Vault Platform in the financial services industry, announced today that Celent, an Oliver Wyman company and global research and advisory firm, has recognized FutureVault as a leading Digital Estate Planning solution in its recently published report, Digital Estate Planning, COVID Proofing Your Estate.

Digital estate planning solutions, from Celent’s view, span several different services. At its core is a digital vault that allows users to store and catalog their digital assets such as critical financial documents, combined with a legal estate planning document generator and a collaboration tool that enables advisor oversight.

“A mature player in the digital estate planning space, FutureVault’s strength lies in its advisor dashboard,” said Awaad Aamir, Wealth Management analyst for Celent. “FutureVault’s checklist feature highlights the steps required to complete a client’s estate plan, keeping advisors on track with a fiduciary audit trail to assist with compliance obligations”.

Specifically, FutureVault’s Digital Vault and comprehensive estate planning tools provide firms and their advisors with the following benefits:

     • Consolidating estate planning documentation in a single space

     • Improving document workflows to significantly reduce time and costs

     • End-to-end solution from client onboarding to ongoing engagement

     • Unique method of differentiation in a highly competitive industry

     • Bank-grade security and encryption offering better document sharing alternative to email

     • Fiduciary audit trail and activity log to significantly improve audit readiness

     • Dynamic checklists that enable advisors to collect information and documents, streamlining the estate planning process


“When we started FutureVault, we conceptualized a solution that would be ideal for Estate Planners and Attorneys and we are delighted to now being recognized as a leading provider in this space,” said G Scott Paterson, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of FutureVault, “Our Digital Vault solution was built with the modern advisor and firm in mind, giving them along with Trusted Advisors involved in the planning process, the innovative tools they need to optimally manage the estate planning process. Our proprietary technology platform emphasizes security first and foremost at the same time as revolutionizing the way advisors are able to engage with their clients, saving both parties time and money in comparison to legacy systems and processes.” 

This recognition by Celent continues to position FutureVault as a leading provider of information management, document collaboration, and digital vault solutions for the financial services industry.


For more information about FutureVault’s digital vault solutions, please visit futurevault.com.


About FutureVault

FutureVault is an industry-leading digital vault platform that helps organizations and their clients manage information better, together. FutureVault offers a powerful white label solution to manage document distribution and collaboration, while allowing end clients to digitize, deposit, store, and manage all their most important business and personal information. Organizations leverage FutureVault’s proprietary technology to acquire and retain clients, unlock new revenue streams, improve operational efficiencies, protect information assets and maintain compliance obligations.

Media Contact
Michael Bradley, Co-founder & Chief Marketing Officer
michael.bradley@futurevaultinc.com