We provide legal support to hedge fund managers on all aspects of conduct of business and regulatory risk, together with corporate, commercial and employment law advice. We also advise on litigation and on investigations and enforcement action by the FCA and other regulators.
Our lawyers advising hedge fund managers have extensive experience of the sector and longstanding clients, who value our highly responsive and insightful approach.
As well as supporting "business as usual", we are regularly called upon to advise on sensitive and strategic issues, including where notifications to regulators may be required. This includes successfully defending hedge fund management firms facing regulatory enforcement and other interventions by the FCA and regulators in other jurisdictions.
We regularly advise in the following areas:
- Financial promotions and fund distribution;
- Advice on compliant trading and handling trading errors;
- Dialogue with the FCA and other regulators;
- Corporate transactions;
- Governance and SMCR;
- Data protection and technology;
- UK and EU regulation including onshored AIFMD and MIFID II;
- Internal investigations into suspected compliance breaches;
- Regulatory reporting;
- Dispute resolution including investor disputes; and
- Day to day and strategic employment law issues.
- Advising a hedge fund manager on responding to a Section 166 skilled person examination.
- Advising hedge fund managers on internal investigations into suspected market manipulation behaviour, including spoofing.
- Advising on the impact of UK and international sanctions on particular fund investments and investors.
Banking, Restructuring and Insolvency
Our experienced team offers comprehensive insolvency and restructuring guidance to investors, creditors, and corporates, both locally and globally.Learn more
Our extensive commercial services span various sectors, with dedicated teams in insurance, healthcare, technology, and more. We provide expert guidance on procurement, IT, contracts, intellectual property, competition, and more.Learn more
Our corporate team delivers comprehensive legal solutions to a diverse clientele. We specialise in M&A, Equity Capital Markets, and corporate advisory matters, collaborating seamlessly to help clients achieve their business goals.Learn more
Data, Privacy and Cyber
Our Data, Privacy & Cyber team provides advice and support on advisory and contentious matters of all sizes and complexity.Learn more
Our Dispute Resolution team has an established reputation for handling complex, high value commercial disputes and achieving successful and pragmatic solutions for our clients.Learn more
We provide bespoke solutions across all aspects of employment, pensions, immigration, and more. Balancing legal and commercial requirements, we deliver efficiently and provide tangible value to your business.Learn more
Regulatory and Investigations
Our comprehensive regulatory services span diverse sectors, including healthcare, finance, and more. We offer pragmatic, industry-specific advice to ensure compliance and navigate complex regulations with confidence.Learn more
Our expertise in commercial tax covers all aspects of UK tax, including corporation tax, income tax, NIC, and more. We specialise in managing tax impacts on commercial transactions, guiding you towards tax-efficient choices. Our vast experience ensures tailored solutions for diverse entities in the intricate UK tax landscape.Learn more
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Who we are
Why choose DAC Beachcroft?
We’re a broad-based commercial firm serving a wide range of sectors with a strong heritage in insurance,
health and real estate. We combine excellent legal skills and cutting-edge delivery expertise to design
solutions that fit the needs of our clients – often involving clever uses of technology.
We provide legal support to asset managers on all aspects of conduct of business and regulatory risk.Learn More
We act for all different types and sizes of banks, from challenger banks, to the largest global investment banks. Our clients include a plethora of banks comprising investment, challenger, retail, commercial, investment, foreign banks, private banks, building societies, neobanks, and novel alternative capital providers.Learn More
Our legal expertise in FinTech and all its essential component parts – payment, blockchain, wealth management, InsurTech and RegTech – provides competitive advantage for you through our deep understanding of the sector.Learn More
We provide regulatory, corporate and commercial advice to hedge funds and their managers, as well as strategic guidance on future legal developments.Learn More
We provide regulatory and commercial advice to securities brokers as well as advising on disputes with clients and investigations and enforcement actions by financial services regulators.Learn More
Financial Adviser Networks
As market leaders immersed in the financial services sector, we help financial adviser networks navigate the complex legal and regulatory landscape of the industry.Learn More