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 of established companies, contacted Womble Bond Dickinson in order help identify and explain the possible legal implications.

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The Tech Nation Report 2020 – Good news for UK Tech Sector

The Tech Nation Report 2020 has been released and is a very encouraging read for inward investment into the UK’s Tech Sector returning for its sixth year.

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Comply Advantage named Europe’s 6th fastest growing FinTech company

Sturgeon Ventures are very excited to announce the news that Comply Advantage has been named:

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FCA Discussion Paper – Transforming culture in financial services

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has just published its first discussion paper for 2020, entitled, DP20/1: Transforming culture in financial services – Driving purposeful cultures.

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FCA Statement – Corona virus and home working

4th March 2020.

In a statement released yesterday, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) explained that, in conjunction with the Bank of England and HM Treasury, they were working “closely” with the financial services sector to ensure it is responding effectively to the Covid-19 outbreak.

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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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Chief Executive of the FCA speaks on the future of regulation

Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive of the FCA, delivered a speech on the the future of financial conduct regulation. Bloomberg, London, 23rd April 2019.

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What Brexit means for Guernsey and Jersey

Carey Olsen discusses with Sturgeon Ventures what Brexit will mean for Guernsey and Jersey.

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Sturgeon Invites Osborne Clarke to Share a View on EuVECA

The European Venture Capital Fund Regulation: an overview

Sturgeon Ventures Invited Helen Parsonage to update our Clients and Prospective Clients on the benefits of The European Venture Capital Fund Regulation and BREXIT.

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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,