Please see below for our recent press items.

Five Star Lawyers Award for Sturgeon

Posted by on Oct 16, 2018 in Press | Comments Off on Five Star Lawyers Award for Sturgeon

Five Star Lawyers Award for Sturgeon

Sturgeon Ventures have been recognised as a leader in the field of compliance consultancy having been awarded the Lawyers Worldwide Award for “Start up Compliance Consultancy Firm of the Year – UK”.

Sturgeon’s focus is to keep Transforming Compliance with complementary services to our Regulatory Incubator, helping Compliance Departments to be more efficient, effective and strategic.

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Seonaid Mackenzie joins Women in Banking and Finance

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Press | Comments Off on Seonaid Mackenzie joins Women in Banking and Finance

Seonaid Mackenzie joins Women in Banking and Finance

Seonaid Mackenzie has recently joined Women in Banking and Finance (WIBF).

WIBF is a not for profit membership organisation with branches in London, Bristol, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Founded in 1980, they aim to improve diversity in the banking and finance sector. They are dedicated to increasing opportunity for individual members to network, learn and advise each other at every stage of their career through WIBF’s programme of workshops and events.

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Hedge Fund Platform of the Year 2018 – UK Award

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Press | Comments Off on Hedge Fund Platform of the Year 2018 – UK Award

Hedge Fund Platform of the Year 2018 – UK Award

Sturgeon Ventures are delighted to be recognised as a leading firm in their sector having been awarded Hedge Fund Platform of the Year – UK by Corporate Insider.

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Companies withhold diversity data from investors

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Gender & Diversity, Press | Comments Off on Companies withhold diversity data from investors

Companies withhold diversity data from investors

A recent report from University of Exeter Business School for the UK’s FRC found that just 15% of companies complied with the UK Corporate Governance Code on diversity reporting, with just over three months to go until the new code takes effect on 1 January 2019.

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The Finance Monthly – M&A Awards 2018

Posted by on Sep 7, 2018 in Press | Comments Off on The Finance Monthly – M&A Awards 2018

The Finance Monthly – M&A Awards 2018

Award Winning Sturgeon Ventures leading Compliance Consultancy in the UK

We are pleased to announce a win at the recent Finance Monthly M&A Awards 2018.

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FCA Proposes Changes to Crowdfunding Regulations

Posted by on Aug 8, 2018 in Press | Comments Off on FCA Proposes Changes to Crowdfunding Regulations

FCA Proposes Changes to Crowdfunding Regulations

On 27th July, the FCA issued a Consultation Paper outlining new proposals for loan-based crowdfunding platforms. The consultation paper can be found at CP18/20: full consultation paper.

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Seonaid Mackenzie to speak at Capital Creation 2018

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018 in Press, Speaker Slots | Comments Off on Seonaid Mackenzie to speak at Capital Creation 2018

Seonaid Mackenzie to speak at Capital Creation 2018

Sturgeon Ventures are pleased to announce that Seonaid will be one of the speakers at Capital Creation 2018.  This event is held over 24th – 26th September 2018 in Monte Carlo and promises to inspire, connect and engage with experienced professionals.

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Socially Responsible Investments That Benefit Society And Our Planet

Posted by on Jul 10, 2018 in Press | Comments Off on Socially Responsible Investments That Benefit Society And Our Planet

Socially Responsible Investments That Benefit Society And Our Planet

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission has launched its Guernsey Green Fund. Their platform objective is to provide investments that are involved with green initiatives including alleviating environmental harm, whilst providing returns for its investors.   By specialising in green initiatives, the Guernsey Green Fund offers enhanced, trusted and transparent access to this investment area.  Each fund’s assets must match three quarters of the green fund criteria.

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The FCA’s Role In Preparing For Brexit

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018 in Press | Comments Off on The FCA’s Role In Preparing For Brexit

The FCA’s Role In Preparing For Brexit

FCA released yesterday, 27.6.2018, their role in preparing for BREXIT.  Please read on the link below.

Link: FCA Role in Preparing for Brexit

Sturgeon continues to innovate with Solutions for Emerging Managers and Corporate advisors Pre and Post Brexit.  Please contact us on hello@sturgeonventures.com for further details.

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Malta Leads The Way

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018 in Press | Comments Off on Malta Leads The Way

Malta Leads The Way

Maltese Parliament has, on the 26th of June, approved forthcoming laws concerning Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). These come in the form of three pieces of legislation, namely Malta Digital Innovation Authority (‘MDIA’) Act, the Innovative Technology Arrangements and Services (‘ITAS’) Act, and the Virtual Financial Assets (‘VFA’) Act.

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