2014 August

Women in Financial Services: A Panel Discussion

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Women in Financial Services

Mayer Brown and FSLA would like to invite you to an evening panel discussion on Tuesday September 23rd, 6 – 8pm at the offices of Mayer Brown, 201 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3AF.

Deborah Sabalot (Barrister and FSLA advisory board member) will chair discussions from a panel compromising:

  • Iona Levine (Barrister, Minerva Chambers and ex GC of LCH Clearnet)
  • Alex Carr (Of Counsel, Mayer Brown)
  • Huong Hauduc (‎Senior Director and Associate General Counsel – EMEA at CME Group)
  • Fiona Taylor (Director of European Policy, ISDA)
  • Caroline Dawson (Senior Associate, Clifford Chance)
  • Caroline Binham (Financial Times Legal Correspondent)

Panellists will share views and experiences as successful women in the financial services industry and on a range of current topics covering:

  • MiFID II
  • EMIR
  • Benchmark Regulation
  • Dodd-Frank

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Winners of the 2014 Student Essay Competition Announced

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We are very happy to announce the winners of the 2014 student essay competition, the title of which was:

‘Pay day’ lenders charging 1000% interest are best controlled by competition not regulation: discuss.

First Place goes to Ryan Byrne, who is awarded a £1500 cash prize and a summer internship at the FCA. Congratulations to Ryan.

Second place goes to Kristine Kozicki and third place to Adam Grant, who are awarded £500 and £250 cash prizes respectively.

We received some very strong submissions this year so we would like to say thank you to everyone who entered, and congratulations to the winners.