Sandeesh Shah Senior Associate

Sandeesh is a senior associate in the investment management group.

Sandeesh advises a number of large asset managers, including Quilter Investors and Merian Global Investors, and “host” authorised corporate directors on various matters relating to the structure and operation of regulated funds including: the establishment of umbrella and standalone OEICs and authorised unit trusts (UCITS and NURS); mergers/schemes of arrangement; fund terminations; fund range rationalisations; new sub-funds; and various ad hoc changes and updates to their fund ranges.

Sandeesh also assists clients with investment management agreements, depositary agreements and platform and distribution arrangements, and advises clients in relation to on-going regulatory and compliance matters, including the application of the UCITS directive, AIFMD, MiFID II and the Benchmark Regulation. In addition, Sandeesh spent several years working on general financial services regulatory matters. This included assisting clients with their compliance with the FCA’s conduct of business regime and applications for FCA authorisation and variation of permission.

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