Please see below for our recent press items.

Financial Innovator of the year 2020 for Sturgeon Compliance

Posted by on Jan 14, 2020 in Awards, Press | Comments Off on Financial Innovator of the year 2020 for Sturgeon Compliance

Financial Innovator of the year 2020 for Sturgeon Compliance

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

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Sturgeon Ventures seals CISI Corporate Supporter partnership

Posted by on Jan 10, 2020 in Awards, Press | Comments Off on Sturgeon Ventures seals CISI Corporate Supporter partnership

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.

“…Pioneering regulatory incubator Sturgeon Ventures has confirmed Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) corporate supporter partnership status for its staff.

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Best Regulatory Incubator 2020 Award

Posted by on Jan 10, 2020 in Awards, Press | Comments Off on Best Regulatory Incubator 2020 Award

Best Regulatory Incubator 2020 Award

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

The awards follow strict guidelines which include:

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SEC Proposes to Update Accredited Investor Definition to Increase Access to Investments

Posted by on Dec 19, 2019 in Press | Comments Off on SEC Proposes to Update Accredited Investor Definition to Increase Access to Investments

SEC Proposes to Update Accredited Investor Definition to Increase Access to Investments

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

Sturgeon Ventures is regulated by SEC since 2013 and you can see our registration details on their registration page

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Seonaid Mackenzie comments on FCA SMCR Regime

Posted by on Dec 10, 2019 in Legal Updates, Press | Comments Off on Seonaid Mackenzie comments on FCA SMCR Regime

Seonaid Mackenzie comments on FCA SMCR Regime

 

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

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in Gender & Diversity, Press | Comments Off on Sturgeon Ventures’ Commitment to the Women in Finance Charter

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.

Following the findings of the 2015 review into the representation of women in senior management roles within financial services, which found that women made up only 14% of Executive Committees, the Women In Finance Charter was launched in 2016.

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Agile Working for Successful Teams

Posted by on Sep 10, 2019 in Gender & Diversity, Press | Comments Off on Agile Working for Successful Teams

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

Posted by on Jun 14, 2019 in Press | Comments Off on Sturgeon Ventures LLP Charity of 2019

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

Posted by on May 29, 2019 in Awards, Press | Comments Off on Seonaid Mackenzie – Finalist for the Women in Finance Awards

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. The Ambassador of the Year will be a prominent person in business and/or financial services who publicly champions gender parity in the sector.

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FCA Review of Principal Firms – Investment Management

Posted by on May 22, 2019 in Press | Comments Off on FCA Review of Principal Firms – Investment Management

FCA Review of Principal Firms – Investment Management

The FCA yesterday published its Review of principal firms in the investment management sector.

This report followed the FCA’s very detailed review of the investment management sector in 2017, a process involving most participants in the industry. As one of the Principal Firms to participate, Sturgeon Ventures responded to information requests and hosted a visit by the FCA in Autumn that year.

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