ACQ5 Country Awards 2020 for Sturgeon Ventures

For the fourth year running Sturgeon Ventures wins Regulatory Incubator 2020 by ACQ. Sturgeon Ventures are the pioneer of Regulatory Incubation, having coined the phrase in 2001.

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Financial Innovator of the year 2020 for Sturgeon Compliance

Sturgeon Compliance has been recognised by the M&A annual awards programme winning the Financial Innovator 2020 award.

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Best Regulatory Incubator 2020 Award

Sturgeon are pleased to announce that they have been awarded the M&A Global Awards Best Regulatory Incubator 2020.

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Sturgeon Ventures seals CISI Corporate Supporter Partnership

Read on for a recent press release from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) on Sturgeon’s corporate supporter partnership.

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SEC proposes to update accredited investor definition to increase access to investment

A press release was issued on 18th December 2019 by SEC on their proposal to update the Accredited Investor Definition in order to increase access to investments.

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Seonaid Mackenzie comments on FCA SMCR Regime in Hedgeweek

Seonaid Mackenzie, Managing Partner of Sturgeon Ventures, commented in Hedgeweek on the FCA’s Senior Managers & Certification Regime. The SM&CR is mainly concerned with how those businesses within the financial services are run and managed.

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Sturgeon Ventures Commitment to the Women in Finance Charter

Sturgeon Ventures are proud to have been signed up to the Women in Finance Charter since July 2016.

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Agile working for successful teams

Sturgeon Ventures, the Pioneer of Regulatory Hosting in the UK, has throughout its 21-year history championed a successful agile team. Seonaid Mackenzie, Founding Partner of Sturgeon, is a strong advocate of agile working and leadership articles such as this one from McKinsey.

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Sturgeon Ventures LLP Charity of 2019

We would like to feature our Charity of the Year, to share the work of people who help those in the City we work in.  On the basis that you all work in Financial Services, you take it for granted that you have the skills to manage your personal finances – simply paying household bills.  But many are never taught this life skill.

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Seonaid Mackenzie – Finalist for the Women in Finance Awards

Sturgeon Ventures are delighted that Seonaid Mackenzie has been shortlisted in the Ambassador of the Year category for the Women in Finance Awards 2019.

“…This category celebrates the individual who has achieved a long-term impact on the way people and organisations think about and practice gender diversity.

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Sturgeon Ventures Compliance Consultancy 2020

Sturgeon Ventures – Compliance Consultancy of the year – UK

Leaders in Law recognised Sturgeon Ventures' expertise by awarding them their Compliance Consultancy of the Year - UK.  This award is part of its Global Awards Winners 2020 programme. (more…)

Possible Consequences of the Unauthorised use of Third Party Logos

Possible Consequences of the Unauthorised use of Third Party Logos

Sturgeon Ventures (Sturgeon) contacted Womble Bond Dickinson to discuss the possible consequences of the unauthorised use of third party logos in the advertising and promotion of a UK business or

Lawyers Worldwide Awards announced that Sturgeon Ventures have been awarded Start-up Compliance Consultancy of the year - UK.

Sturgeon Ventures awarded Start-up Compliance Consultancy of the Year – UK

Lawyers Worldwide Awards announced that Sturgeon Ventures have been awarded Start-up Compliance Consultancy of the year - UK. (more…)

FCA FSMA and Trade Marks and trading names

Company names, trading names and trade marks 

Sturgeon Ventures, after noticing an increase in the number of Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Regulated Firms which have adopted trading and/or registered company names which are the same as those

Sturgeon Ventures signs PRI

Sturgeon now a signatory of the PRI

Sturgeon Ventures is delighted to announce that it is now a signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).  We are joining more than 2,000 other organisations around the world

Sturgeon’s Easter Message

The Easter egg is normally a symbol of new life, creativity, change and hope.  We think of our clients and community as part of the Sturgeon Family. (more…)

Shortlisted as one of three finalists for The Lifetime Achievement for Contribution to the Compliance Community at The Women in Compliance Awards

Shortlisted as one of three finalists for The Lifetime Achievement for Contribution to the Compliance Community at The Women in Compliance Awards

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Agile working at Sturgeon Ventures

Sturgeon Ventures share their top tips for agile working

Sturgeon Ventures have championed agile working and remote working since their inception in 1998. Over the past couple of weeks, we haven't been holding our team meetings on a Wednesday,