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Provided by Michael Kent

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Michael is renowned as a leading practitioner in financial regulation, and is the firm’s lead regulatory partner for many major banking clients and investment management firms. He offers strategic guidance on regulatory, compliance and risk management to CEOs and Chairmen, boards of directors and general counsel.

Michael has extensive experience in advising banks, broker dealers and asset managers on governance, provides training to executive and non-executive directors, and has assisted many banks and large investment firms on their implementation of the Senior Managers and Certification regimes in the UK.

Michael has been a leading figure in devising new alternative trading and clearing and settlement systems, including leading a consortia of banks in the introduction of clearing of the over the counter derivatives market.

Michael advises on regulatory enforcement work, and on acquisitions and reconstructions of banks and broker dealers, including the migration of banking/brokerage businesses to different entities and jurisdictions, including managing firms’ Brexit planning.

He also has particular expertise advising on the implementation of MiFID II and training on market abuse and multi-jurisdictional licensing and conduct issues, and has acted for asset managers and others in relation to Financial Conduct Authority enforcement of client money and client assets rules.

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Michael Kent is often called upon by major banks and investment companies to advise on transactional matters and long-term compliance with regulatory regimes.

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