Imogen Garner is a financial services lawyer based in London. She advises a broad range of clients on the UK and EU financial services regimes. She has a particular specialist focus on advising asset and wealth managers, as well as institutional investors, custodians, depositary banks and other service providers to asset managers and funds. Imogen’s asset manager clients employ diverse strategies, from UCITS and traditional long-only managers through to hedge, real estate, private equity and infrastructure funds, and she has worked with a number of asset management industry trade bodies. Her clients are based in the EU and globally.
Imogen is increasingly recognised as an expert in the Fintech, Regtech and cryptocurrencies/blockchain regulatory space. She is a regular speaker on these topics and co-leads Norton Rose Fulbright’s Fintech regulatory practice in London.
Imogen has experience of working within the UK regulator, having spent nine months on secondment to the General Counsel's Division of the Financial Services Authority (the FSA, as it was then), where she advised the FSA's CIS Policy Team and HM Treasury on the EU's Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive.
What does the future hold?.
October 18, 2017
Join us for an update on MiFID II, presented by our financial services teams across Europe..
November 24, 2016
International banks can operate in the United Kingdom (UK) either as subsidiaries or branches . Data from the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) currently shows that there are 160 branches of international banks operating in the UK, of which 77 are from European Economic Area (EEA) banks operating under passporting arrangements..
January 25, 2018
This year the buy-side regulatory headlines have been dominated by the EU’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II, Brexit and the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) asset management market study. As 2018 approaches, there is another significant regulatory development on the horizon that asset managers would be ill advised to ignore. This is the EU Benchmarks Regulation..
January 22, 2018
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Al Rayan Bank Plc (Al Rayan) on a £250 million Sharia-compliant securitisation of home purchase plans (HPPs)..
February 16, 2018
Transforming financing of aid in conflict-hit countries.
September 28, 2017