Traditionally, clients looked to financial regulatory counsel to assist with banking, securities and insurance regulation. Now, the regulatory net has widened. The number of new regulatory agencies has multiplied. Their powers are much more extensive. Today, clients must also seek regulatory expertise on diverse topics such as housing finance, commodities trading, and consumer protection regulatory agencies. No one can afford to ignore the increasing role played by law enforcement agencies in financial regulation, or the rapidly changing focus of regulation and supervision.
With a cross-disciplinary team of lawyers and professionals from banking, securities, insurance, funds and market infrastructure joining a team of lawyers and professionals with extensive experience in consumer protection law, housing finance law, commodities law, criminal law, administrative law, litigation and dispute resolution, Dentons has the depth and breadth of knowledge, experience and skills to handle all your financial regulatory needs.
Dentons’ lawyers bring together the global knowledge that global clients need. We work with our clients to analyze and apply the appropriate laws, and we help you keep up with the changes that the financial crisis has brought to financial regulation at global, regional, national and sub-national levels, in all our key jurisdictions.
Our team of lawyers and professionals, including former government and regulatory agency officials and in-house counsel and compliance professionals, work together seamlessly to help our clients informed throughout the financial regulatory process, whether you are obtaining licenses, developing compliance and risk management systems, drafting product materials to comply with applicable rules, or you are involved in examination planning, administrative actions, investigations and litigation. Our ability to assist clients with financial regulatory matters is based on our comprehensive knowledge of the legislative and regulatory rule-making process and the interworkings of governmental bodies and their processes. We have spent decades working with governmental and regulatory agencies and law enforcement, and we represent many of the leading financial service providers.
Dentons earned 141 individual and 42 practice rankings in the most recent edition of Legal 500 US 2017, an annual legal directory, which catalogues the nation's best lawyers and law firms based on in-depth research and interviews.
United Kingdom: For a number of years the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has dominated the headlines when handing out significant penalties for firms that have failed to have in place appropriate anti-money laundering systems and controls.
Switzerland: Numerous legal developments are currently impacting the Swiss financial market place. The new regime is intended to align Switzerland with the rest of Europe, as well as keeping up with new technologies and boosting the attractiveness of Switzerland as a stable and innovative financial and asset management centre.
Sustainability is no longer just an issue dealt with by the social departments of individual organisations, but has found its way into the core business of entire industries, none more so than the financial sector. With sustainable and ethical finance intensifying in recent years, how are the financial markets adjusting?
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Dentons has hired leading financial services lawyer Greg McEneny as a partner in its London office. Greg joins from Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) where he is a member of the Senior Legal Leadership team and General Counsel of LBG's non ring-fenced bank, Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets (LBCM).
Dentons has advised NYX Gaming Group (NYX), the TSX-V listed premier digital gaming supplier, on its refinancing facilities with Ares Capital, a leading alternate credit provider. The transaction is expected to close in July 2017.
Global law firm Dentons advised APS Holding on the successful acquisition of two portfolios of non-performing loans (NPL) in Romania. The combined nominal value of the two portfolios was €1.33 billion.
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