Women in Compliance Awards 2017 – Two Nominations for Sturgeon Ventures

Sturgeon Ventures has been shortlisted for two awards at the Women in Compliance Awards 2017.  The categories are:
Compliance Officer of the Year, EMEA – Seonaid Mackenzie
Compliance Consulting Team of the Year – Sturgeon Ventures

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HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter – latest report by New Financial

Gender balance in UK financial services has leapt up the agenda since the launch of the HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter in March 2016. We worked with HMT to analyse all 71 submissions across the Charter principles. This report establishes a starting point for levels of women in senior management today, the targets signatories are aiming for, and how they are using the Charter principles to achieve those targets.

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13 Financial Firms Pledge to Put Women in 50% of Top U.K. Roles

Sturgeon Ventures mentioned in Laura Cohen’s Fortune Website article for it’s commitment to the Women in Finance Charter and flexible working for women.

They want to reach that goal by 2021.
The U.K. government wants to increase gender diversity in the upper ranks of the financial industry, and on Tuesday it announced that some big-name players in the field have signed on to specific pillars of that effort, including 13 firms that have pledged gender parity.

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Compulsory flexi-time is a must to attract women into finance

A finance firm has urged the financial services sector to introduce compulsory flexible working hours to attract and retain more women.
Sturgeon Ventures said mandatory flexi-time would help working mums and “open the floodgates” to more women working in financial services, as the FCA today published targets for the Government’s Women in Finance Charter.

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Sturgeon Announces Its Four Pledges To Treasury’s Women In Finance Charter

Flexible working and tax breaks for start-ups needed to open floodgates formore women in financial services, Sturgeon Ventures says

 

• Sturgeon announces its four pledges to Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter

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Major Financial Services Firms Step Up Efforts to Tackle Gender Gap

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Major financial services firms step up efforts to tackle gender gap.
Major banks including HSBC UK, Santander, RBS and Lloyds have published ground-breaking gender strategies, committing them to ambitious targets for the number of women they employ in senior roles.

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AIFM – Overview Of The UK's Small Registered AIFM Regime

 
 
Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP and Sturgeon Ventures set out an overview of the regulatory regime for a small registered UK AIFM under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive 2011/61/EU.

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The Gender Dividend

Article from Deliotte discussing the case for investing in women.

The business case for investing in women

Women may well be the dominant source of economic growth in the near future—and organizations that are able to capitalize on the roles women play as economic actors will most likely have a competitive advantage as the world pulls out of the global recession.

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Sturgeon Ventures Shortlisted by HFM Asia

We are delighted to have been recognised for our offering in this our 18th year of Sturgeon Ventures history, since the launch of our Hong Kong Solution offering known as Sturgeon Hong Kong.
Sturgeon Ventures earlier this year launched Sturgeon Hong Kong as the first Regulatory Incubator which is a JV with Lynx regulated by the Hong Kong Regulatory Authorities spanning two continents with Sturgeon’s innovative solutions.

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The Trust Issue

‘Trust is important in the good times but also in the bad because life goes in peaks and troughs and there’s going to be a point when you’re going to require that trust, and if you’ve lost it before, how do you go about demonstrating that actually you are not going to repeat history?’
John Lewis

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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,