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SGG Group completes acquisition of Lawson Conner

5th November 2018 - Firm News

SGG Group, an independent leading investor services firm, backed by Astorg Partners, is pleased to announce that regulatory approval has been received and that the transaction to acquire Lawson Conner has successfully completed. The acquisition strengthens SGG… Read more…

Webinar ‘Solution to your PRIIPs KIDs problem’

24th October 2018 - Firm News

Those producing or selling packaged retail investment and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs) have to provide Key Information Documents (KIDs). – 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.

Lawson Conner announces collaboration with WeWork

12th June 2018 - Firm News

We are excited to launch this new collaboration with WeWork offering an even more inclusive service offering to our clients. Adding flexible office space to our service offering will be an additional benefit to our rapidly expanding client-base. We are adding this new offering to our wide range of business services that already include: Outsourced Investment Management Services, Regulatory Hosting, Compliance Software, Managed Compliance, AML Services and Company Secretarial Services. Read more…

Lawson Conner joins SGG Group

7th June 2018 - Firm News

Lawson Conner joins SGG Group to extend its services offering. We are delighted to announce that Lawson Conner has joined SGG Group, a leading global professional administration and fund services firm. We believe that the combination will benefit all our clients as we will be able to offer a wider range of services on a broader scale. At the same time we will be able to continue to develop our business by focusing on what we are already good at: regulatory hosting, outsourced compliance… Read more…

Automated Advice – Opportunities and Challenges

19th April 2018 - Article - Regulatory Updates

Automated advice (also referred to as ‘robo’ advice) has the potential to affect all financial services firms as it seeks to provide traditional investment and financial services, both regulated (such as advice) and unregulated (such as guidance), cheaper and quicker than traditional firms. It essentially replaces human interaction and decision-making processes with algorithms. With improvements … Read more

FCA statement on EU withdrawal following the March European Council

3rd April 2018 - Firm News - Regulatory Updates

The FCA has welcomed an agreement on the terms of withdrawal from the EU following the March European Council. How does that affect regulated firms and fund managers? It is intended that the implementation will operate from 29 March 2019 until the end of December 2020. During this time, the UK will continue to abide … Read more