Thinking wisely,
acting with punch.

International boutique law firm specialised in regulatory finance and insurance, investment funds, private equity, M&A structuring and online reputation management.
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About lecocqassociate

At lecocqassociate, our close-knit team of professionals collaborate seamlessly to offer our clients innovative and practical solutions across a diverse legal landscape.

We have a proven track record of excellence in the fields of financial and insurance regulatory advice, corporate finance and private equity. As part of our commitment to innovative problem solving for our clients and command of the constantly evolving digital arena, lecocqassociate is now taking the lead when it comes to advising in the fields of online reputation management, data protection, cyber security, digital asset regulation and eSports.

Our powerful focus, creative intelligence and commitment to exceptional service allows us to connect business, cultural, legal and regulatory variances across jurisdictions. With over 40 professionals based in four strategically-located international offices and planned openings in Luxembourg and New York, lecocqassociate is perfectly placed to excel across all our designated practice areas and geographic locales.

"The firm has the deep knowledge necessary to give the required support. I would summarise the team as knowledgeable, business-oriented, efficient and understanding. I like to work with them because of their efficiency and knowledge in the area.”
- Client
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WEBINAR: Using Business Introducers and Referral Agents in the Financial Industry
July 1, 2022

WEBINAR: Using Business Introducers and Referral Agents in the Financial Industry

In the past, anyone could be a business introducer. Even a taxi driver who picks up high net worth individuals from the airport could introduce them to a banker and sign an introducer agreement. There are no legal requirements or licenses specific to introducers in the financial industry. However, due to the increased requirements on financial institutions (Code of Conduct, duties, etc. towards their clients), many compliance officers have set internal requirements whereby introducers should be licensed.
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BSV Global Blockchain Convention Dubai – Law & Order: Regulatory Compliance for Blockchain and Digital Assets
June 1, 2022

BSV Global Blockchain Convention Dubai – Law & Order: Regulatory Compliance for Blockchain and Digital Assets

The BSV Global Blockchain Convention is a 3-day event held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates where blockchain, cryptocurrency and NFT experts showcase the exponential potential of how the BSV blockchain will change the world – in ways of managing data and building scalable on-chain solutions.
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WEBINAR: Addressing inaccurate information about you in the media before it affects your KYC profile
March 21, 2022

WEBINAR: Addressing inaccurate information about you in the media before it affects your KYC profile

Whether you’re a celebrity, a politician or a business entity a negative assessment of your character, business practice, or associated investment firm is not an uncommon occurrence. However, the damage to your reputation becomes significant if digital media sources pick up the comment or opinion and choose to escalate it.
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New regime for Credit Funds introduced by the Dubai Financial Services Authority

The Dubai Financial Services Authority announced several legislative changes made to the DFSA Rules with entry into force on 1 June 2022 and aiming to bring regulatory clarity for a new specialist fund in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), namely credit funds.
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International Hedge Fund Awards 2014 “Hedge Funds Legal Practice of the Year – Switzerland”
International Hedge Fund Awards 2014 “Hedge Funds Legal Practice of the Year – Switzerland”
2016 AI Hedge Fund Awards “Best Swiss Banking Law Firm and Recognised Leader in Regulatory Finance Law – Switzerland”
2016 AI Hedge Fund Awards “Best Swiss Banking Law Firm and Recognised Leader in Regulatory Finance Law – Switzerland”
The European Global Legal Awards 2018. Banking and Finance Law Firm of the Year – Switzerland
The European Global Legal Awards 2018. Banking and Finance Law Firm of the Year – Switzerland