Mark Compton is a partner in the Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement practice of Mayer Brown International’s London office. The Legal 500 UK directory has praised his “fantastic knowledge”, his “very clear” and “practical” advice on UK and EU financial services legislation, and has noted that he is “particularly well regarded regarding AML matters and economic sanctions”.
Mark advises a wide range of clients, including investment banks, insurers, proprietary traders, brokers, and funds on all aspects of UK and EU financial services legislation. Mark also counsels financial services firms and multi-national companies operating in a wide range of industries on anti-bribery legislation and systems and controls, anti-money laundering legislation and economic sanctions.
The Market Abuse Regulation came into effect in the UK on 3 July 2016 with the aim of strengthening the market abuse framework that was previously set out in the Market Abuse Directive. This Practice Note addresses how the FCA has implemented the Market Abuse Regulation in the UK and examines the consultation papers and policy statements that have led to amendments to the FCA Handbook.
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