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Aidan Campbell

Partner

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
1 West Regent Street
Glasgow
G2 1AP
United Kingdom
Languages English
Funds

Aidan Campbell is a partner in the Financial Services and Products Group and specialises in investment funds.

He has over 16 years of experience of working with fund providers and distributors to deliver practical solutions and achieve ambitious goals and challenges, both in terms of product innovation and distribution, in a highly technical and complex area which is constantly evolving.

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CMS ‘provides excellent advice, leveraging its significant industry knowledge and experience’. .. sizeable cross-office team ………

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The key contacts on the retail funds side are … and the ‘commercially focused’ Aidan Campbell

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Relevant experience

  • Numerous regulated fund launches, reorganisations, rationalisations and fund acquisitions and disposals, including schemes of arrangement by Investment Managers and Life Companies.
  • Implementation of the Alternative Investment Funds Directive.
  • Implementation of the UK protected cell regime.
  • Implementation of the various updates to the UCITS Directive.
  • The launch of a range of innovative capital protected funds.
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Education

  • 1996 – Law, Dip LP, University of Glasgow, Glasgow
  • 1995 – Law, LLB Hons, University of Glasgow, Glasgow
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Banking & Finance

Aidan Campbell is a partner in the Financial Services and Products Group with over 16 years of experience of the regulation of financial services in the UK.

He has a broad range of expertise in financial services regulation and works with a wide range of financial services institutions, including: insurers, banks, asset managers, investment funds, friendly societies, building societies and financial advisors, to deliver practical solutions and achieve ambitious goals and challenges, both in terms of product innovation and distribution, in a highly technical and complex area which is constantly evolving.

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CMS ‘provides excellent advice, leveraging its significant industry knowledge and experience’. .. sizeable cross-office team ………

Legal 500

The key contacts on the retail funds side are … and the ‘commercially focused’ Aidan Campbell

Legal 500

Relevant experience

  • The sale of Virgin Money's banking subsidiary, Church House Trust and a related intra group transfer of a deposit book.
  • The acquisition of Newton’s private client business by Standard Life Wealth.
  • A number of distribution agreements between RBS and Aviva relating to the distribution of a wide range of protection insurance policies and pension products.
  • Distribution arrangements for life insurance products together with associated back to back reinsurance treaties.
  • The transfer of a deposit book held under a white labelling arrangement.
  • An introducer arrangement between and a third party IFA for wealth customers requiring investment advice.
  • The acquisition of the Stocktrade share dealing business by Alliance Trust Savings.
  • Terms of business with financial advisors in respect of the distribution of a bank’s mortgage products.
  • The administration arrangements in respect of an existing Child Trust Fund book and new Junior ISA product offering.
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Education

  • 1996 – Law, Dip LP, University of Glasgow, Glasgow
  • 1995 – Law, LLB Hons, University of Glasgow, Glasgow
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Insurance

Aidan Campbell is a partner in the Financial Services and Products Group and specialises in the distribution of insurance products.

He has a wide range of experience of working with insurers and distributors to deliver practical solutions and achieve ambitious goals and challenges, both in terms of product innovation and distribution 

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CMS ‘provides excellent advice, leveraging its significant industry knowledge and experience’. .. sizeable cross-office team ………

Legal 500

The key contacts on the retail funds side are … and the ‘commercially focused’ Aidan Campbell

Legal 500

Relevant experience

  • Distribution agreements between RBS and Aviva relating to the distribution of a wide range of protection insurance policies and pension products.
  • Introducer arrangements between a bank and a leading professional services firm in relation to the distribution of a number of products, including home insurance, to that firm’s employees
  • Distribution arrangements for life insurance products together with associated back to back reinsurance treaties.
  • White labelled distribution agreements relating to life insurance products.
  • The extension and termination of a bank's distribution agreements with various insurers in respect of mortgage protection life insurance policies.
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Education

  • 1996 – Law, Dip LP, University of Glasgow, Glasgow
  • 1995 – Law, LLB Hons, University of Glasgow, Glasgow
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