Please see below for our recent press items.

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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Seonaid Mackenzie Shortlisted At Women In Finance Awards 2018

Posted by on May 31, 2018 in Gender & Diversity, Press | Comments Off on Seonaid Mackenzie Shortlisted At Women In Finance Awards 2018

Seonaid Mackenzie Shortlisted At Women In Finance Awards 2018

Sturgeon Ventures are excited to announce that Seonaid Mackenzie has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Ambassador of the Year category at the Women in Finance Awards 2018.

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Sustainable Finance coming To The Core Of The Investment Community

Posted by on May 28, 2018 in Press | Comments Off on Sustainable Finance coming To The Core Of The Investment Community

Sustainable Finance coming To The Core Of The Investment Community

Sustainable Finance coming to the Core of the Investment Community using ESG for Socially Responsible Investments:

The European Commission has published its package of proposals in relation sustainable finance.  It is encouraging responses to the proposals.

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Sturgeon Ventures Calls For More Agile Working To Tackle Gender Pay Gaps

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 in Gender & Diversity, Press | Comments Off on Sturgeon Ventures Calls For More Agile Working To Tackle Gender Pay Gaps

Sturgeon Ventures Calls For More Agile Working To Tackle Gender Pay Gaps

Please see below a response by Seonaid Mackenzie, Founding Partner at Sturgeon Ventures, to the Gender Pay Gap Data being issued by companies with over 250 employees. Sturgeon Ventures is a pioneer of regulatory incubation in the UK’s financial services industry.

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Happy Easter from the pioneer of Regulatory Incubation

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in Press | Comments Off on Happy Easter from the pioneer of Regulatory Incubation

Happy Easter from the pioneer of Regulatory Incubation

 

Sturgeon Ventures celebrates Easter by delivering A MessagePad celebration, change and chocolate.   We have sponsored an egg with Paul Young, an entrepreneur in the field of fine chocolate.  Paul added the rainbow sprinkles to our egg to compliment our love of a little colour in all our brands.

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Sturgeon Shortlisted For Two HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018 in Press | Comments Off on Sturgeon Shortlisted For Two HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards

Sturgeon Shortlisted For Two HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards

 

Sturgeon Ventures are pleased to announce that they have been shortlisted for two HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards 2018, Best advisory firm – regulation and compliance and Best hedge fund platform.

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