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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.
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.
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.
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Financial Services analysis: In this article, Matthew Banham, partner, and Daniel Natoff, associate at Dechert (with contribution from Craig Watson, trainee solicitor)...

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7 Feb 2020

Financial Services analysis: Sara Cody, Counsel PSL in the Financial Regulation Group at Linklaters, and a consulting editor of LexisPSL Financial Services, outlines the...

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19 Apr 2018

Michael McKee, partner and head of financial services regulatory, at DLA Piper UK LLP, and James Barnard, associate in the firm’s financial services regulatory team,...

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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...

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12 Jul 2017

Will the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) findings of weak pricing competition in the asset management market and proposed changes result in a more competitive...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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14 Dec 2016

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has published its second consultation on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), which includes new...

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30 Nov 2016

What are the key changes that will be made by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) following the implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive...

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Financial Services

Financial Services analysis: In this article, Matthew Banham, partner, and Daniel Natoff, associate at Dechert (with contribution from Craig Watson,...

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Financial Services

Financial Services analysis: Sara Cody, Counsel PSL in the Financial Regulation Group at Linklaters, and a consulting editor of LexisPSL Financial...

The Bank of England and FCA respond to the Brexit transition deal
Financial Services

Michael McKee, partner and head of financial services regulatory, at DLA Piper UK LLP, and James Barnard, associate in the firm’s financial services...

FCA Chair John Griffiths-Jones leaves the regulator in good shape
Financial Services

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

FCA asset management market study: Final report and consultation
Financial Services

Will the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) findings of weak pricing competition in the asset management market and proposed changes result in a more...

The FCA's Business Plan 2017/18 and Mission: A clearer path ahead?
Financial Services

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

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Financial Services

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

Financial Services—looking ahead to 2017
Financial Services

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...

PRA open consultation on implementation of MiFID II—part 2
Financial Services

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has published its second consultation on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II),...

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Financial Services

What are the key changes that will be made by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) following the implementation of the Markets in Financial...

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