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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.

Market Tracker is a unique service for corporate lawyers housed within Lexis®PSL Corporate. It features a powerful transaction data analysis tool for accessing, analysing and comparing the specific features of corporate transactions, with a comprehensive and searchable library of deal documentation across 14 different deal types. The Market Tracker product also includes news and analysis of key corporate deals and activity and in-depth analysis of recent trends in corporate transactions. 

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.
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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Written by Irina Nechifor The Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (Directive (EU) 2015/849) (AMLD4) came into force on 25 June 2015, and the original date for its...

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We are conducting a brief survey with our customers on the main requirements of in house practitioners when using online legal resources. If you are an in house...

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With the requirement that regulated benchmarks be accessible on a fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) basis from 1 April 2016, Jessica Arrol, associate at...

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Charlotte Henry, senior associate at Norton Rose Fulbright, examines the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) recent policy statement in which the regulator provides...

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 There is a move to transaction-based benchmarks for calculating LIBOR rates. Saaman Pourghadiri, barrister at Outer Temple Chambers, questions whether this change in...

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By Irina Nechifor On 2 February 2016, the EU Commission announced its Action Plan to strengthen the fight against terrorist financing. Following a recent trend of delayed...

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What does the policy statement from the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) on contractual stays mean in practice? Christopher Leonard, partner at Akin Gump Strauss...

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Our panel of experts considers what lies ahead for financial services lawyers in 2016. The experts Chris Finney, partner, Cooley Caroline Bystrom, professional support...

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 A judge has ruled that a claim in relation to the sale of an investment portfolio, in which it was alleged there was negligence and breach of contract and statutory...

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27 Nov 2015

Jia Xie, associate at Lewis Silkin, considers the EU VAT Committee’s recently published guidelines on the VAT treatment of crowdfunding. For entrepreneurs who are...

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By Irina Nechifor On 2 February 2016, the EU Commission announced its Action Plan to strengthen the fight against terrorist financing. Following a...

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