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Anti-Money Laundering Webinar – Reduce processing time and risk by 50-70%

10th May 2018 - Firm News

Anti-Money Laundering Webinar It is estimated that up to £57 billion is laundered through the UK every year. Law firms are often the key target for money laundering. Anti-Money Laundering Webinar – Reduce processing time and risk by 50-70% Join our Webinar on 30 May at 3pm to hear proven, effective solutions and latest best … 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

Civitas choose Lawson Conner for £350mln additional equity raise

28th September 2017 - Firm News

Civitas Social Housing, which buys stock from housing associations in order to provide affordable homes, is to launch an additional £350m equity raise. The firm will go to the market to raise the money less than a year after it raised a similar amount when it floated on the London Stock Exchange which was oversubscribed … Read more

Amazon Growing Business Awards

22nd September 2017 - Firm News

Lawson Conner is excited to announce that it has been shortlisted for the Amazon Growing Business Awards: Business of the Year. This award looks at a variety of factors including growth, service offering, client focus, innovation and commitment to the community. The Amazon Growing Business Awards are supported by the CBI and are the UK’s … Read more