Upcoming Events

Meet our team at one of our upcoming events

Take a look at the complete list of upcoming (and most recent) Lawson Conner’s events. Lawson Conner organise a number of private networking events, workshops, webinars and seminars. If you are interested in attending one of our events, please reach out to your Lawson Conner contact, or click here to contact us.

‘Transactional KYC compliance for Private Equity managers’
How to drive operational efficiencies

Thursday, 22 November 2018 at 1pm (GMT)

Learn how a technology backed approach to anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) compliance can help your firm, and gain an insight into best practices for Private Equity managers. Lawson Conner invite you and your colleagues to join us for our upcoming webinar.

Private Equity managers are trying to find ways to improve operational efficiencies, but without sacrificing regulatory compliance. In this 40-minute webinar, Joe Woodbury, Director, Investment Management Solutions of Lawson Conner will be joined by guest speaker Andrew Shrimpton – Chairman of Augentius Compliance to discuss how Private Equity managers are having to adapt their approach to AML and KYC, covering:

  • Risks of non-compliance – latest industry challenges
  • Transactional KYC – mission critical processes
  • In-house vs Outsourcing solutions – driving efficiencies
  • Examples – Unlisted companies – Listed companies – Regulated firms
  • Record keeping and verification
  • Summary and Q&A

Registration

Follow this link to register for the Webinar on the 22 November 2018 at 1.00 pm (GMT). – Even If you cannot attend on the date/time we encourage you to register anyway – and we’ll send you a link to the recording after the event so you can watch at your convenience.


If you are interested in our next webinar on any one of the topics below, please contact us and let us know.

Previous webinars:

‘Solution to your PRIIPs KIDs problem’
For asset managers, bankers and insurers

Wednesday, 14th November at 2.30pm (GMT)

Those producing or selling packaged retail investment and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs) have to provide Key Information Documents (KIDs). That is a complex task that can put a lot of strain on the business, especially compliance and legal teams. There are ways to minimise risk and cost of KIDs production without jeopardising business focus and reputation.

In this 30-minute webinar, Andrew Frost, Executive Director of Lawson Conner, Tom Miller, Director – Investment Management Solutions, and Karen Foster, Head of PRIIPs/ KIDs Practice, discuss how Lawson Conner help their clients solve their PRIIPs KIDs headaches, covering:

  • Background and latest regulations
  • What are the liabilities concerning KIDs?
  • What must be included in a KID?
  • When does a PRIIPs KID have to be delivered?
  • How often should a PRIIPs KID be reviewed?
  • Examples and case studies
  • How can Lawson Conner help?

Date held: 14 November 2018. – This event has finished. – If you have any questions or are interested in our next webinar on this topic, please contact us and let us know.


‘All Change for Cayman Funds AML’ – How to easily implement the new anti-money laundering requirements

Date held on: 24 July 2018. – This event has finished. – If you are interested in our next webinar on this topic, please contact us and let us know.

  • Are you aware of the updated Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) requirements?
  • Learn how to comply with our expert panel of speakers

Agenda:

  • What are the latest AML regulation changes?
  • Who will be affected?
  • How might they impact my Cayman entity?
  • When the changes take effect?
  • What happens if we don’t comply?
  • What do the CO, MLRO and DMLRO actually do?
  • Who can be the MLRO/CO and DMLRO?
  • Can I be the CO/MLRO?
  • Why can’t I rely on my administrator, don’t they do that already?
  • Who would you recommend?
  • What should we obtain annually to confirm we are meeting the AML regulations?
  • What are the typical fees for these roles?
  • Why Lawson/SGG? Why are they the preferred service provider for AML compliance?
  • Other Q&A

Cayman AML Webinar

Date held on: 24 July 2018. – This event has finished. – If you are interested in our next webinar on this topic, please contact us and let us know.

Anti-Money Laundering Webinar

In our recent webinar on Anti-Money Laundering we discussed the latest best practice and how you can outsource part (or all) of your AML function in order to reduce processing time, minimise risk and cut costs by 50-70%.
Anti-Money Laundering webinar

Date held: 30 May 2018. – This event has finished. If you are interested in our next webinar on this topic, please contact us and let us know.

How to Launch a Hedge Fund

Do you know the best options available and steps you need to take in order to launch a Hedge Fund or do you need some guidance? How do you know where to start? What are the challenges and best practice to address them?

Whether you wish to launch your Hedge Fund now or in the near future – this webinar is the one you must attend.

Agenda:

  • Understanding fund structures and setup costs
  • How to asses options and where to start when you want to launch a Hedge Fund
  • Best practices and strategies for launching a Hedge Fund efficiently and remain compliant
  • How to optimise your strategy so to reduce time to market and minimise cost

Date held: 31 May 2018. – This event has finished. If you are interested in our next webinar on this topic, please contact us and let us know.