Financial Services Practitioners

MiFID II v MAR – A FSLA and Linklaters Seminar, 3 May 2017

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The Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA) and Linklaters would like to invite you to attend an evening seminar on Wednesday 3rd May, 6.30pm, to be followed by a drinks reception.

Speakers from Linklaters and the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) will discuss key areas of cross-over between the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) which came into force on 3 July 2016 and the recast Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) which will come into force on 3 January 2018. Topics will include surveillance, data and record keeping, investment recommendations and inducements. The seminar will also cover the standalone topic of market soundings.

The seminar will be held at Linklaters’ offices: 1 Silk St, London, EC2Y 8HQ. Registration will be from 6pm with the talk starting at 6.30pm.

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Trends in Enforcement – A Blackstone Chambers & FSLA Seminar, 8th March 2016

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Blackstone Chambers and the Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA) would like to invite you to attend an evening seminar on Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 6-8pm, to be followed by a drinks reception.

The seminar will be chaired by Charles Flint QC of Blackstone Chambers and will include presentations from a panel comprising:

  • Caroline Binham, Financial Regulation Correspondent, Financial Times
  • Simon Dodds, Deputy General Counsel, Deutsche Bank
  • Javan Herberg QC, Barrister, Blackstone Chambers
  • Gareth Rees, Executive Counsel, Financial Reporting Council
  • Mark Steward, Director of Enforcement and Market Oversight, Financial Conduct Authority

During the 90 minute CPD accredited seminar, the speakers will explain the latest thinking on how to tackle some of the most difficult issues in enforcement disputes.

The seminar is being held at the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), 8 John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6EZ. Registration will be from 6pm with the talks starting promptly at 6.30pm. We very much hope that you will also be able to join members of Blackstone Chambers for a drinks reception after the seminar.

Space is limited, so to reserve your place online here or by emailing treasurer@fsla.org.uk.

 

Global Investigations and Judicial Oversight. 17 November from 6pm

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Outer Temple Chambers and the Financial Services Lawyers Association would like to invite you to attend an evening seminar on global investigations and judicial oversight, to be followed by a drinks reception. The event will be held at Inner Temple Hall and is CPD accredited.

Event Details

The seminar will be chaired by Richard Lissack QC of Outer Temple Chambers and will include presentations from a panel comprising:

– Judge Timothy Herrington, Judge in the Upper Tribunal
– Mark Steward, FCA, Executive Director of Enforcement and Market Oversight
– Stephanie Pagni, Global Head of Litigation, Barclays Bank
– Dorian Drew – Partner, Clifford Chance
– Richard Hitchcock QC, Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers

Panellists will address a wide range of issues concerning cross border investigations, their regulatory resolution and judicial oversight.

Registration will be from 6pm with the talks starting promptly at 6:30pm. We very much hope that you will also be able to join members of Outer Temple Chambers for a drinks reception after the seminar.

Please register your interest below (selecting ‘FSLA Member’) and we would kindly ask you to let us know should you no longer be able to attend.

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Can women lead the cultural change in the financial services industry? Sept 29 from 6pm

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The Financial Services Lawyers Association would like to invite you to attend a panel discussion on the subject: Can women lead the cultural change in the financial services industry?

The speakers are:
Deborah Sabalot (Chair)
Fiona King (Managing Director, Citibank)
Baroness Susan Kramer (Politician)
Dr Steven Vaughan (Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham)
Mel Wombwell (Partner, Grant Thornton)
Nathan Willmott (Partner, BLP)

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Annual Summer drinks & Prize Giving – June 5th

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The Financial Services Lawyers Association would like to invite you to our annual summer drinks and prize giving, hosted by Norton Rose Fulbright. The event will be open to all FSLA members and will serve as an opportunity to award prizes for our 2015 student essay competition judged by Eva Lomnicka, Justice Cranston and Tim Herrington.

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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.

Event Details

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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