Monica Gogna#1756

Monica Gogna

Monica Gogna practices in the area of financial services and investment management law. She has significant experience advising clients on both UK and cross-border regulatory matters as well as on the structuring of a broad range of products, including alternative investment funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS), derivatives and retail structured products.

Ms. Gogna advises asset managers, banks, FinTech companies, foreign governments, industry associations, investment managers, private banks and regulators on a variety of regulatory matters in the financial services sector. These include developing compliance, governance and risk management policies as well the implementation of EU Directives, such as MiFID II, UCITS, AIFMD, PRIIPs, EMIR & CRD IV. She also counsels clients on issues relating to the acquisition, restructuring and disposal of regulated businesses in the UK and Europe.

Ms. Gogna is recommended in The Legal 500 UK 2016 for her work in the financial services (non-contentious/regulatory) sector. She was also recognized as a Rising Star by Derivatives Intelligence.

Ms. Gogna is a member of the LexisPSL Financial Services Consulting Editorial Board. Additionally, she is often asked to provide market commentary on key regulatory issues affecting the buy-side.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Gogna begun her career as a business analyst at JP Morgan Asset Management, moving onto become a senior associate at Clifford Chance. She most recently served as a partner in the investment management and financial services regulation group at Ropes & Gray.

Practice Area


  • Consulting Editorial Board
  • Contributing Author


  • Secretary, Women in ETFs
  • Member, working group on MiFID II, Investment Association


  • College of Law, Legal Practice Course, 2003
  • LPUniversity of Manchester, LL.B. (Hons), 2001

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