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Lawson Conner expands AML offering to Cayman Islands

18th June 2018 - Firm News

Leading regulatory and compliance services provider, Lawson Conner has announced the launch of its new outsourced anti-money laundering (AML) solutions offering for Cayman funds. Following the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) requirement for Cayman domiciled funds to appoint an AML Compliance officer (AMLCO), Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and a Deputy MLRO, Lawson Conner has developed a comprehensive services offering, including the relevant appointments of regulatory experts… Read more…

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

Luxembourg as a financial hub

2nd February 2018 - Firm News - Regulatory Updates - White Papers

Luxembourg has become the largest investment fund centre in Europe, and it is set to have a greater pull for UK fund managers and investors post-Brexit, as uncertainty mounts about whether the UK will retain access to the single market and access to ECB liquidity swap lines. In our latest industry report on Luxembourg as … Read more

Former Moore PM and ex-UBS commodities head launch macro fund

2nd January 2018 - Firm News

IBEX Capital is an FX-dedicated macro fund trading global markets. Former Moore Capital portfolio manager Stephen Hull has launched a macro hedge fund called IBEX Capital with ex-UBS head of commodity trading Kevin Connors. Hull is CIO and Connors is CEO of the new venture, IBEX Capital, which launched in London in October using Lawson … Read more

Market leading firms forge partnership to expand ManCo services into Luxembourg

18th December 2017 - Firm News

London, 18th December: Two leading investment management firms have forged a partnership to offer a one-stop solution for ManCo services to its international client base of hedge funds, private equity and real estate funds. Lawson Conner Group, a leading ManCo, compliance and regulatory outsourcing firm, is teaming up with Fuchs Asset Management, an expert and … Read more

Lawson Conner feature in TMT News

1st November 2017 - Firm News

Lawson Conner has featured in the October Edition of TMT News! The article discusses our recent success attaining the coveted EuVECA designation, from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). Read the full TMT News feature on their interactive online magazine reader: http://bit.ly/2iQBh4g