Events

March 5 – Trends in Enforcement seminar

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Blackstone Chambers and the Financial Services Lawyers Association would like to invite you to attend an evening seminar on Thursday, 5 March 2015, 6-8pm, to be followed by a drinks reception. This event will be held at the Royal Society of Arts and is CPD accredited.

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FSLA Christmas Drinks. 16th December from 6pm

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You are invited to join Richard Hitchcock QC, FSLA Secretary, for festive drinks at Outer Temple Chambers on Tuesday the 16 December 2014 from 6pm onwards.

This year’s guest speaker is Graham Nicholson, who will say a few words about his time as the Bank’s of England’s Chief Legal Adviser and an Adviser to the Governor, a role he has held since 2009. 

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Workshops: MiFID II – An Industry Perspective and Key Themes. 11 November 2014

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FSLA is pleased to announce our workshops event which will be held in the offices of  Arnold & Porter LLP on November 11th from 1:30 – 6pm.

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The first in our series of MIFID 2 workshops considering key themes in the new legislation. This workshop will focus on issues the industry see as likely to be particularly relevant in the legislation.

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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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FSLA / Fountain Court Financial Services Summer Drinks

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Fountain Court Chambers and The Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA) are pleased to invite you to their summer drinks reception on Thursday, 31st July 2014 from 6pm.

The event hopes to bring together leading industry and legal professionals from across the financial services and banking sectors. Fountain Court’s Head of Chambers, Stephen Moriarty QC, will provide a welcome to guests and give his observations on the significant developments in the field of banking litigation from the past year.

The drinks will be hosted at The Sky Bar of The Grange Hotel, 10 Godliman Street, London, EC4V 5AJ.

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FSLA Summer Drinks & Prize Giving, 25th June 2014

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FSLA thanks Norton Rose Fulbright for again hosting its annual summer drinks event on their Terrace Suite on Wednesday 25th June 2014.

The event will be open to all FSLA members and will serve as an opportunity to award prizes for our 2014 student essay competition, the title of which was:

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Trends in Enforcement – a Blackstone Chambers/FSLA evening seminar

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Blackstone Chambers and the Financial Services Lawyers Association would like to invite you to attend an evening seminar on Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 6-8pm. The seminar will be chaired by Charles Flint QC of Blackstone Chambers and will include presentations from a panel comprising:

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FSLA Jnr Lawyers Drinks Reception, Wednesday 18th December 2013

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In conjunction with Steinbach & Syer, FSLA will launch its series of 2014 Jnr Lawyer events by hosting a drinks reception at their gallery space at 6.30pm, Wednesday 18th December. FSLA is also pleased to invite Aspiring Solicitors, an organisation which provides aspiring solicitors with free academic and careers advice.

The event will be held in the showrooms of Steinbach & Syer, an art agency concerned with promoting and selling the work of London’s most exciting emerging artists. The evening promises to be a relaxed meeting space for FSLA’s junior practioners and student members.

To attend, please register for the event at the following link here.

The event is open to all corporate, individual and student FSLA members. Should you wish to become a member of FSLA, please visit our membership page or email treasurer@fsla.org.uk

To learn more about the Aspiring Solicitors join Aspiring Solicitors on Facebook.
Steinbach & Syer – http://www.steinbachandsyer.co.uk
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FSLA Christmas Drinks, Tuesday 10th December 2013

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FSLA will hold its annual Christmas drinks on 10th December 2013 at Outer Temple Chambers, starting at 6pm. The event will be hosted by Richard Hitchcock, Secretary of FSLA.

Attendees will hear from Tracey McDermott, Executive Board member and Director of Enforcement and Financial Crime at the FCA, who will be sharing her thoughts on recent developments within the industry.

To register for this event, please follow the link here. FSLA will members will be sent an email providing a password allowing them to enter the page and register.

Members are welcome to register for tickets for any number of non-members.

The address of Outer Temple Chambers, 222 Strand, London WC2R 1BA

FSLA & Social Mobility Foundation Charity Dinner – Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, Thursday 30th January 2014

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FSLA is pleased to announce that it will host a charity dinner in aid of the Social Mobility Foundation (SMF) to take place on the evening of 30th January 2014 at One Moorgate Place, London.

Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, will give the keynote speech this year.

The cost of a table seating 10 is £2500. All proceeds will go to the SMF.

If your firm is interested in attending please contact Farhaz Khan (Farhaz.khan@outertemple.com)

About The SMF

The SMF exists to support high-achieving young people from low-income backgrounds into the top universities and professions. We do this by providing a holistic programme of support encompassing internships, mentoring, university application support and skills development.

For more information about the SMF please go to http://www.socialmobility.org.uk/.

The inaugural charity dinner

Nick Clegg, MP, Deputy Prime Minister, gave the keynote speech at the inaugral FSLA/SMF charity dinner, which was attended by a select number of FSLA corporate members including Berwin Leighton Peisner, Clifford Chance, Freshfields, Norton Rose and Slaughter and May, and 3 Verulam Buildings, Blackstone Chambers and Outer Temple Chambers. It was also attended by senior lawyers from the Bank of England, the FSA and a number of banks. The event raised over £17,000 for the SMF.

For more information about the event go to http://www.socialmobility.org.uk/news/fsla-charity-dinner-17000-raised-for-the-smf/ .