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1 Our Financial Services Regulatory practice 2015

2 2 Our Financial Services Regulatory practice 2015 Allen & Overy LLP 2015

3 3 How we can assist you Ranked Tier 1 for Financial Services Regulatory: Non-contentious IFLR1000, UK, 2015 Allen & Overy LLP is a safe pair of hands in relation to handling major international projects. Legal 500, UK, 2015 Financial Services Regulation of the financial services sector continues to expand and international directives may increasingly clash with national requirements. Faced with an ever wider regulatory framework, our team can help you plan for and navigate these complex developments. We advise the world s leading financial institutions and have invested in building a large team that can cover a very wide scope of regulations. With 80 experts across our global network we offer our clients expertise in the key regions, from our large U.S. practice to full-service coverage of the key European jurisdictions. Our well-established offices in the Middle East and Asia Pacific have also been involved in setting up many of the regulatory systems that exist in those regions today. Areas we advise and assist clients on include: Authorisation applications across a wide range of financial activities and in multiple different jurisdictions. Bank and asset management reform establishing and implementing compliance programmes and helping with business re-design processes. Allen & Overy LLP has gained significant market recognition since its relatively recent emergence in the US for financial services regulatory work. Legal 500, U.S., 2015 Financial Services: Regulatory Consumer finance and retail designing new retail products and advising on conduct of business rules for marketing and sales. Derivatives drafting and negotiating clearing agreements and trading documentation and advising on changes to market infrastructure provisions. M&A and corporate transactions involving banks, asset managers and all types of regulated entities. Contentious matters where we work closely with our market-leading Litigation, Employment and Restructuring teams. Lobbying and consultation working with individual clients or trade bodies to effectively represent their views before regulators and government. Surveys producing surveys of rules and regulations in multiple jurisdictions and across different financial products and services.

4 4 Our Financial Services Regulatory practice 2015 Our experience Examples of the areas in which we work includes: Bank reform HSBC on requirements to ring-fence its retail banking operations. Derivatives reform ISDA on the development, together with Markit, of their EMIR Clearing Classification Tool. Mergers and acquisitions Banco Sabadell on the public takeover of TSB Banking Group. Custody and prime brokerage Bank of New York Mellon on the UK FCA s investigation into its safe custody and client money arrangements. IPOs and capital raisings WorldPay on its IPO on the London Stock Exchange. Recovery and resolution planning UK, European, U.S. and Asian banks on drafting of Recovery and Resolution Plans. Particular strength in advising on regulatory compliance, and well placed to advise international clients on US regulation and US clients on global regulation. Chambers & Partners, U.S., 2015 Financial Services Regulation Maintains its position as a market leader in complex multi-jurisdictional matters. Chambers & Partners, UK, 2015 Financial Services Allen & Overy LLP 2015

5 5 Regulatory authorisations U.S regulation Agricultural Bank of China on the establishment of a branch in Luxembourg. New York Life Securities on obtaining no-action relief from the SEC relating to the need for additional time to custody customers funds received when mutual funds shares are sold. Retail banking Citigroup on changes to the UK s Deposit Guarantee Scheme. Solid practice with the added benefit of an on-the-ground PRC financial regulatory team and strong support from an extensive global network. Chambers & Partners, Asia-Pacific, 2015 Financial Services China

6 6 Our Financial Services Regulatory practice 2015 Key contacts Europe Bob Penn Partner UK Tel John Goodhall Partner UK Tel Damian Carolan Partner UK Tel Etay Katz Partner UK Tel Sylvia Kierszenbaum Partner Belgium Tel Brice Henry Partner France Tel Frank Herring Partner Germany Tel Zoltan Lengyel Partner Hungary Tel Massimiliano Danusso Partner Italy Tel Henri Wagner Partner Luxembourg Tel Niels Van De Vijver Partner Netherlands Tel Salvador Ruiz Bachs Partner Spain Tel Allen & Overy LLP 2015

7 7 North America Heath Tarbert Tel Charles Borden Tel Marc Ponchione Tel Chris Salter Tel Asia Pacific and the Middle East Bill Satchell Tel Barbara Stettner Tel Jason Denisenko Partner Australia Tel Jane Jiang Partner China Tel Yvonne Siew Partner Hong Kong Tel Alan Ewins Special Counsel Asia Tel Zeyad Khoshaim Partner Saudi Arabia Tel Nick Smith Partner UAE, Dubai Tel

8 GLOBAL PRESENCE Allen & Overy is an international legal practice with approximately 5,000 people, including some 527 partners, working in 44 offices worldwide. Allen & Overy LLP or an affiliated undertaking has an office in each of: Abu Dhabi Amsterdam Bucharest (associated office) Budapest Ho Chi Minh City Hong Kong Moscow Munich Seoul Shanghai Antwerp Casablanca Istanbul New York Singapore Bangkok Barcelona Doha Dubai Jakarta (associated office) Johannesburg Paris Perth Sydney Tokyo Beijing Düsseldorf London Prague Warsaw Belfast Bratislava Frankfurt Hamburg Luxembourg Madrid Riyadh (associated office) Rome Washington, D.C. Yangon Brussels Hanoi Milan São Paulo Allen & Overy means Allen & Overy LLP and/or its affiliated undertakings. The term partner is used to refer to a member of Allen & Overy LLP or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications or an individual with equivalent status in one of Allen & Overy LLP s affiliated undertakings. Allen & Overy LLP 2015 I CS1303_CDD-35576_ADD-55584

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