Numerous U.K. and Ireland Authorisations
Advised on numerous authorisations of e-money, payment institutions and Markets in Financial Instruments Directive firms in the U.K. and Ireland. This includes advising on one of Ireland’s first fintech disruptors on its application for regulatory authorisation prior to the introduction of European payment services law.
Advised on One of the First Lithuanian Specialised Fintech Bank Authorisations
Advised on one of the Lithuania’s first specialised fintech bank authorisations from inception of idea through to the bank’s successful registration.
Counsel Related to Investigations, Enforcement Actions Against Australian Financial Firms, Corporates and Individuals
Carriage of investigations into, and enforcement actions against, Australian financial firms, corporates and individuals.
Counsel Related to Investigations, Enforcement Actions Against U.K. Financial Firms and Senior Managers
Carriage of investigations into, and enforcement actions against, U.K. financial firms and their senior management.
Established EU Operations for Multinational Investment Bank’s Merchant Services Business
Established the European operations of multinational investment and commercial bank’s merchant services business, as well as serving as Chief Risk Officer and Executive Director.
Establishment of Australia’s National Professional Disciplinary Tribunal
Established Australia’s national professional disciplinary tribunal adjudicating on the behaviour of registered auditors and liquidators.
Establishment of First Enforcement Directorate for Irish Financial Services Regulatory Body
Established first enforcement directorate of Irish financial services regulatory body and led a team of 80+ lawyers and accountants investigating Ireland’s banks and their senior management following the financial crisis. In addition, had responsibility for financial crime oversight of more than 10,000 firms.
Strategic Counsel to Saudi Arabian Regulatory Authority
Advised on the development of a Saudi Arabian regulatory authority’s approach to banking supervision and organisational strategy.