Related services and key industries
Imogen Garner is a UK and EU financial services law and regulation lawyer based in London. Imogen focuses 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 recognized as an expert in the Fintech, Regtech and cryptocurrencies regulatory space. She is a regular speaker on these topics and co-leads our Fintech regulatory practice in London.
- Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales
- Unlocking the Blockchain (Part 2): Understanding Smart Contracts. Imogen Garner provided an analysis of the legal and regulatory issues that arise in relation to the use of smart contracts including contract law and financial services and consumer protection regulations.
- Unlocking the blockchain (Part 1). This seminar focussed on the potential applications of the blockchain technology and the key legal and regulatory considerations. Imogen Garner spoke about regulation and blockchain applications.
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February 08, 2019
Publication | August 05, 2020
UK: Private Equity firms to face increased scrutiny of their AML procedures and how they deal with AML issues
Publication | July 10, 2020
Publication | May 18, 2020
Publication | May 14, 2020