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Prior to joining LexisNexis in 2016 as a paralegal, Lauren was an adjudicator at the Financial Ombudsman Service. There she resolved consumers’ complaints, and gained knowledge about a wide variety of financial products. Before this she studied Law at Nottingham Trent University.
Paul Estlin has over 15 years’ experience in the financial services regulatory arena and has worked in private practice, in house and at the regulator- at Addleshaw Goddard, Eversheds, Shoosmiths and Rosenblatt Solicitors, where Paul headed up the firm’s Financial Services Regulatory practice; in legal and compliance roles at Standard Bank and Barclays Wealth; and at the Financial Services Authority and, before that, the Personal Investment Authority.
Melanie Ball joined LexisNexis in February 2015 having previously been an associate at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP within the Financial Institution Regulatory practice. Melanie was also a member of Orrick’s European Litigation Group. Prior to joining Orrick in 2012, Melanie worked in an advisory role at Morgan Stanley and was a solicitor at DLA Piper UK LLP.
Prior to joining LexisNexis Michelle worked at Bingham McCutchen LLP as a financial services associate in Washington, DC and London. At Bingham, Michelle represented financial institutions in connection with regulatory investigations and enforcement actions and advised UK and foreign broker-dealers regarding doing business in the USA. Michelle spent 6 months on secondment at JP Morgan in New York.
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For financial services lawyers to keep up-to-date with the latest legal and regulatory changes with insight and analysis from leading experts.
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19 Jul 2017

The FCA’s Annual Public Meeting 2017, The QEII Conference Centre, London 18th July 2017 The fourth annual public meeting of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) was...

16 May 2017

On 18 April, the FCA published several important documents which, overall, aim to provide greater clarity about how it operates and more transparency about its...

15 Mar 2017

In August 2016, Lord Justice Briggs delivered a lecture to the Banking and Financial Services Law Association of Australia and New Zealand on the topic of common law...

18 Jan 2017

Peter Bibby, Partner, and Chloe Pawson-Pounds, Associate, both at Brown Rudnick, consider the areas where the FCA is likely to exercise its enforcement powers in the...

11 Jan 2017

Our panel of experts consider what lies ahead for financial services lawyers in 2017. The experts David Troman (DT)—head of financial services at PA Consulting Jane...

14 Dec 2016

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its final rules for price comparison websites in its policy statement (PS 16/15), which came into force on 1...

9 Dec 2016

Discussing the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA’s) interim report, Kirstene Baillie, partner and head of Fieldfisher’s financial services and funds group, says although...

2 Nov 2016

Six months on from implementation of the senior managers and certification regime, the regulators have announced further steps in the development of accountability in...

3 Aug 2016

Financial Services analysis: Michael McKee, partner at DLA Piper, explores the European Commission’s delegated regulations on the Markets in Financial Instruments...

28 Jul 2016

Discussing the recent Barclays Libor trial, Charles Bott QC, head of Carmelite Chambers, suggests that the most interesting—and unresolved—issue is the extent to which...

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we are currently in the proces of creating a shiny new home for the COMET blog.During this period of transition, our monthly highlights email will be suspended.
Financial Services
we are currently in the proces of creating a shiny new home for the COMET blog.During this period of transition, our monthly highlights email will be suspended.
Financial Services
we are currently in the proces of creating a shiny new home for the COMET blog.During this period of transition, our monthly highlights email will be suspended.
Financial Services
we are currently in the proces of creating a shiny new home for the COMET blog.During this period of transition, our monthly highlights email will be suspended.
Financial Services
we are currently in the proces of creating a shiny new home for the COMET blog.During this period of transition, our monthly highlights email will be suspended.
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