The Walker Crips Group (WCG) provides diversified financial services to a range of clients from a number of locations within the United Kingdom. These services include stockbroking, investment management, financial planning, custody and settlement services and they are delivered to clients that include individuals, private companies, and trusts. Across WCG, these services are provided by employees, account executives, agents and affiliates (Staff). It is therefore feasible that circumstances may arise whereby the interest of a client may conflict with the interests of the firm, or with those of another client. In particular, conflicts may arise between:
Examples of conflicts that may arise between the Group, our affiliates and agents, and our clients and counterparties or between our clients are:
We take all appropriate steps to prevent conflicts of interest arising between you and the Group and its representatives and with any other client, in the course of providing services to you. Our conflicts of interest policy defines the steps that we take to identify, prevent, manage and/or disclose conflicts of interest when providing various investment and other services. These actions include the following:
We also assess our internal conflicts of interest policy on a regular basis to ensure that all new conflicts are identified and our policies updated to address any new instances of conflicts arising across WCG.