While industry forums are a wonderful way of sharing ideas, as a professional, when making decisions especially for regulatory issues, you have a duty of care to access accurate information on which to base your decisions and actions.  This is the only way to ensure you are fully compliant with regulatory requirements.  APAN is an authority on such matters. They will take the guesswork and provide you with the correct answers.  All regulatory matter should be passed by a competent industry body that can guarantee you accurate information.  As a member, you can be assured that even if they are unsure, they will investigate and come back to you with the correct information.