Best Regulatory Practice 2018

25 Jan 2018

Simmons & Simmons takes home two key titles at The Hedge Fund Journal Awards 2018

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has been awarded the Best Regulatory Practice at The Hedge Fund Journal Awards 2018 for the third year in a row. Darren Fox, partner in the financial services regulatory team, also received the Outstanding Contribution award.

The awards ceremony took place at 1 Lombard Street in London on 24 January, with the award being accepted by representatives of the financial services regulatory team, including Darren Fox and Lucian Firth. The awards celebrate firms who pioneer innovation, growth and excellence within the hedge fund industry.

The firm was recognised for the breadth and depth of its international regulatory advisory practice, the thought leadership role that the practice plays within the hedge fund industry and its market-leading work in helping hedge fund clients deal with complex, cross-border regulation. The financial services regulatory team has now won this award in three consecutive years. Darren’s award is testament to his pioneering work in recognising the need for regulatory advice to the Hedge Fund Industry.

Commenting on the win, Darren Fox, partner and leader of the regulatory team said: “We are delighted to have won Best Regulatory Practice 2018 for the third year running. This award is testament to how the unique depth of our sector knowledge and our highly experienced, dedicated team are valued by our hedge fund clients. With the largest hedge fund team of any law firm in the UK, and having advised many of the hedge fund industry’s largest players since launch, we are pleased that our commitment and contribution to the industry has been recognised once again.”

He continues after receiving his individual award: “I am delighted to have received the Outstanding Contribution Award from the Hedge Fund Journal. It is an honour to receive this award which I would like to share with our market leading team at the firm.” 

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