REGULATORY COUNSEL, PRACTICALLY APPLIED, IS JUST GOOD BUSINESS.
Regulatory counsel, practically applied.
Aquest was born out of a desire to inspire firms to find the most efficient path towards regulatory and compliance matters.
Delivering training across the industry, we ran master classes, built an online-academy, and ran bespoke training on-site, for regulated firms all over Ireland. Nuts and bolts training has its place, however time and time again, we saw firms acquire a knowledge transfer, only to fall short at resolving how to practically apply it to their unique situation.
The beauty with running the same activity over and over again is, that it begs for efficiencies, structure and continuous refinement.
Training evolved until Advisory formed. Today Aquest delivers regulatory counsel through Training & Advisory services for Irish Authorised firms.
Meet Daniel Lawlor
As the former head of the Central Bank of Ireland’s Funds Policy Team and the Central Bank’s Project Lead on CP86, Daniel was involved in designing, drafting and implementing regulatory initiatives affecting the funds industry from 2010 to 2017.
Investment Funds Lawyer for 9 years at William Fry, one of Ireland’s leading law firms.
Today, Daniel Lawlor is MD of Aquest; a boutique firm dedicated to improving your experience with the Financial Regulator.
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Besides being agile, and cost effective...?
Deep Industry Knowledge
Our lead facilitator, Daniel Lawlor is a Funds Lawyer and Ex-Regulator. On the ground, Daniel works with firms across the industry and is uniquely positioned to spot best practices, key trends and common challenges, while solving the same problem day in and day out.
Years of Experience
Decades of experience working in and for Financial Services, with more than 10,000 hours accumulated so far, of delivering training and advisory to regulated firms.
In-house Research Teams
We monitor, track and report on regulatory matters, regulatory trends, and best practices across Irish Authorised firms.
Client Centric Collaborations
We seek out and partner with the industry's best to bring cohesive, thorough and effective results to and through our Advisory Programmes.