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            Financial Sector Regulation

            Using industry insight and commercial understanding to deliver the right solutions for your financial services transaction.

            Our financial services regulation expertise spans new applications for authorisation, through to change of control and the wider issues affecting financial services organisations, such as disciplinary issues and market abuse. 

            We act for UK and international clients ranging from banks and building societies, through to insurers, reinsurers, mortgage firms and other commercial lenders, asset managers and investors, payment service providers, clearing houses and rating agencies.

            We’re particularly known for our work on consumer credit, and for providing expert support in setting up new financial services businesses, as well as preparing businesses for sale.

            Our approach sets us apart. Whereas some firms advise from a technical stand-point we work hard to focus on your customer journey, understanding how your customers interact with your business and the regulatory challenges this presents.

            Legal Insight

            COVID-19 and the FCA top tips for firms to stay on the right side of the regulator

            20 March 2020

            In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the FCA published information on Tuesday on its response to the situation and the steps it expects firms to take in dealing with it. In this article we've outlined our top 8 tips for firms trying to maintain business as usual, treat their customers and employees fairly and satisfy their regulator. 

            Our approach sets us apart

            We draw experts from across the firm to build tailored, sector teams with genuine expertise in your market and of your customers. These include M&A, insurance law, technology, data protection, EU consumer law and retail law.

            Robbie Constance

            • Partner // Head of Financial Services Regulatory

            Richard Burger

            • Partner // Head of Financial Services Regulatory Investigations
            Connected Services offers a range of stand-alone consultative services that complement our legal offering in each of our core sectors.
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