To reduce the likelihood of fraud always verify our company’s contact details (including telephone number) with those listed on the FCA’s online Financial Services Register. If you are approached by fraudsters please report to the FCA using their share fraud reporting form or call their consumer helpline on +44(0)800 111 6768. If you have already paid money to fraudsters, you should contact the police at Action Fraud on +44(0)300 123 2040.
Conflicts of Interest
In the event of a conflict of interest, or potential conflict of interest, we follow our Conflicts of Interest Policy, which can be found at the link below.
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MIFID II)
In accordance with Article 65(6) of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/565, please find below links to our disclosure on execution for the calendar years 2018, 2019 and 2020.
In accordance with the requirements of the FCA MIFIDPRU sourcebook for MiFID Investment Firms please find below the Walter Scott MIFIDPRU 8 Disclosure for 2023.
Modern Slavery Statement
As a firm, we are committed to preventing acts of modern slavery and human trafficking from within both its business and supply chains. Please click here to access the most current annual statement. Find below links to our historical annual statements.
Proxy Voting Disclosures
Considered proxy voting helps us ensure strong corporate governance and protect long-term shareholder value. It allows us to express our views and initiate or contribute to positive change, and to protect and promote the interests of our clients.
Shareholder Rights Directive II
The revised EU Shareholder Rights Directive II (SRD II) is designed to facilitate the exercise of shareholder rights, encourage shareholder engagement with companies and set out new requirements for companies. The emphasis is very much on encouraging long-term shareholder engagement which should improve investee companies’ corporate governance and performance.