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The Banking Litigation & Regulation Forum 2017

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The Financial Services Lawyers Association on behalf of Legal Week would like to invite you to attend
The Banking Litigation & Regulation Forum 2017
on Thursday 15 June 2017 at the Hilton London Bankside, London SE1 0UG, United Kingdom.

Over the course of the one day forum, the elite of the banking industry together with the legal profession will gather to hear from leading legal experts on the most pertinent issues facing lawyers and law firms in the financial services industry. A programme of exemplary speakers will deliver vital insights through a range of panel discussions, practical workshops and breakout sessions.

Topics will include:

  • Brexit – the ramifications on enforcement of judgements in Europe and beyond
  • England’s answer to the competition: The Financial List and some key case studies
  • Deferred Prosecution Agreements – From decision through to execution
  • Enforcement of Competition Law and Follow-On Actions in the UK.

Breakout sessions will cover:

  • Data Protection – GDPR is coming
  • Fintech Firms – Small fish in a big pond
  • Maintaining legal privilege in business operations and investigations – Strategy Management
  • Group Litigation & Class Actions
  • Financial Crime – An ongoing battle
  • The Impact of the Senior Managers Regime on Investigations and Enforcement.

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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 2015 Student Essay Competition

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The Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA) is pleased to announce the title of its annual student essay competition.

Competition vs Regulation: Could there come a time when truly competitive markets no longer need FCA rules?

This competition aims to provide a platform for students and trainee practitioners (trainee solicitors and pupils) to research and discuss a topic under legal and policy debate in the industry.

Essays should be no longer than 1,500 words and submitted before Friday 1 May 2015 to treasurer@fsla.org.uk marked ‘Essay Competition 2015’. Please read the full competition rules here.

The Chris Stallard Memorial Prize (First Prize) is £1,500 plus a six week internship at the FCA (two weeks with the Regulatory Decisions Committee, two weeks with the Enforcement Division, and two weeks with the General Counsel’s Division). Second prize is £500. Third prize is £250.

Entrants need not be FSLA members, although students are entitled to free FSLA membership. To join, please email treasurer@fsla.org.uk.

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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