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Imogen Garner


Imogen Garner


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Imogen Garner is a UK and EU financial services law and regulation lawyer based in London. Imogen focusses her practice advising a broad range of clients on the UK and EU financial services regimes. Her clients are based in the EU and globally.

As head of our buy-side regulatory practice, she has a particular specialist focus on asset and wealth managers, 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. She has also worked with a number of asset management industry trade bodies, including the Investment Association, AIMA and the BVCA.

Outside of the asset and wealth management sphere, Imogen's financial institutions clients include significant global banking institutions. Imogen has assisted clients with significant regulatory change projects, as well as their on-going interactions with regulators. She advises regularly on the financial services aspects of corporate transactions and on the regulation of securities offerings and fund-raisings.

As well as advising regulated institutions, Imogen has worked within the regulator. She spent nine months seconded to the General Counsel's Division of the Financial Services Authority (the FSA, as it then was), where she advised the FSA's CIS Policy Team and HM Treasury on the EU's Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive.

Imogen is increasingly recognised as an expert in the Fintech, Regtech and cryptocurrencies regulatory space. She is a regular speaker on these topics and co-leads Norton Rose Fulbright's Fintech regulatory practice in London.

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    Brexit Broadcast – focus on asset managers

    June 15, 2018

    FCA MiFID II policy statement

    July 2017

  • Publications

    FCA issues second Brexit consultation

    On November 23, 2018, the FCA published its second Brexit consultation, Consultation Paper 18/36: Brexit: Proposed changes to the Handbook and Binding Technical Standards – second consultation (CP18/36). In CP18/36 the FCA sets out its proposals for amending the Handbook and onshoring BTS related to those statutory instruments that HM Treasury published after its first Brexit consultation paper published in October. A list of the HM Treasury statutory instruments and BTS covered by the consultation can be found in Annexes 3 and 4 of CP18/36. .

    December 13, 2018

    Draft Agreement on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU

    On 14 November 2018, Prime Minister Theresa May formally announced that a draft agreement had been reached with the EU on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU (the Agreement) – which will occur on 29 March 2019. .

    November 30, 2018

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