130 Jermyn Street
T: 0207 042 0500
No. of consultants: 26-30
Geographic area covered: UK
  • National

ACA Compliance (Europe) Limited

ACA Compliance (Europe) Limited is the European division of the ACA Compliance Group (“ACA”), the world’s largest independent compliance consultancy and a leading provider of regulatory compliance products and solutions, cybersecurity and risk assessments, GIPS® and performance services, and technology solutions to financial services firms of all sizes.

ACA operates from 25 global locations across America and Europe and employ a team of over 300 professionals. More than one third of our consultants are former FSA (FCA), SEC, NFA (CFTC), FINRA, Stock Exchange or US State regulators.

The ACA team combines former regulators with senior compliance practitioners, as well as experienced front-line consultants. The ACA Europe team in London combines over 100 years’ experience as UK regulatory consultants and includes former examiners, experienced compliance practitioners from prominent financial institutions, and professionals previously approved by the UK regulator in the Compliance Oversight and other governing functions. Our team in London includes former FSA (FCA) and SEC examiners – which we understand to be a unique offering in Europe.

ACA currently provides support to:

  • More than 1,300 clients, including 79 of the top 100 hedge fund managers (as listed in the April, 2015 Hedge Fund Alert).

  • ACA also supports more than half of the top 50 private equity firms – including eight of the top ten (as listed in the May 2015 PEI 300),

  • 65 of America’s top 100 money managers (as listed in 2015 by Institutional Investor)

  • As well as many other large retail and long-only managers, banking and asset management institutions, trust companies, brokers, smaller boutiques and other wholesale finance companies.

types of client firm served:

  • Authorised Professional Persons
  • Collective Investments Funds
  • Corporate Finance Firms
  • Discretionary fund managers
  • Institutional investment management
  • Investment Banks
  • Private Client investment management
  • Retail investment management
  • Securities and Futures firms

services offered:

  • Advice pre regulatory risk assessment or supervision visit
  • Authorisation -FCA
  • Compliance advice
  • Compliance Support
  • Compliance Training
  • Documentation
  • Enforcement Action - AML and Payment Services
  • Enforcement Action - Financial Services
  • File Review
  • Health Checks
  • Money Laundering/Financial Crime Advice and Reviews
  • Regulatory Returns Assistance
  • Regulatory Updates