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Chris is a member of the New York Bar with more than two decades of experience as a financial services and capital markets lawyer in London. Before joining LexisNexis in 2016, Chris worked as a Senior Professional Support Lawyer at Linklaters LLP, supporting the firm’s market-leading Financial Regulation Group, with a particular focus on MiFID II. Chris also worked as Legal Analyst at Bloomberg, where he drafted analytical articles on EU, UK and US financial services law and regulation for Bloomberg journals and developed practical guidance content for the award-winning Bloomberg LAW legal research platform. Prior to that, Chris was a partner in the U.S. law group at Allen & Overy, advising issuers and underwriters on a wide range of capital markets and corporate finance transactions including SEC-registered and Rule 144A debt and equity offerings and mergers and acquisitions, as well as providing general U.S. securities law advice. He also co-founded the firm’s Microfinance Working Group and advised on a variety of matters including two landmark securitisations of loans to microfinance institutions.

Chris has written extensively on legal and regulatory issues for numerous publications and lectured on financial regulation, microfinance and capital markets.

Prior to joining LexisNexis in 2016 as a paralegal, Lauren was an adjudicator at the Financial Ombudsman Service. There she resolved consumers’ complaints, and gained knowledge about a wide variety of financial products. Before this she studied Law at Nottingham Trent University.
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8 Feb 2017

What will happen to passporting rights post-Brexit? Nicolas Groffman, partner and head of international, Tim Littler, partner and head of banking, and Harry Bengough,...

11 Jan 2017

Our panel of experts consider what lies ahead for financial services lawyers in 2017. The experts David Troman (DT)—head of financial services at PA Consulting Jane...

23 Nov 2016

The Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has issued a consultation on its proposals for insurers and reinsurers to manage their risk of underwriting...

15 Dec 2015

Our panel of experts considers what lies ahead for financial services lawyers in 2016. The experts Chris Finney, partner, Cooley Caroline Bystrom, professional support...

12 Nov 2015

Simon Lovegrove of Norton Rose Fulbright discusses HM Treasury’s proposed changes to the senior managers and certification regime and what firms should do to prepare for...

16 Sep 2015

What are the Prudential Regulation Authority’s (PRA) proposals for implementing the reporting and public disclosure requirements for the Solvency II Directive 2009/138/EC...

29 Apr 2015

What’s next for special purpose reinsurance vehicles (SPVs) under the Solvency II Directive? Hilary Evenett, insurance specialist and partner in the funds and investment...

22 Apr 2015

What are the EU’s new requirements for insurance and reinsurance undertakings? Hilary Evenett, insurance specialist and partner in the funds and investment management at...

14 Jan 2015

What will be the regime for approved persons in insurance and reinsurance undertakings under Solvency II? Robert Purves of 3 Verulam Buildings considers the seemingly...

13 Aug 2014

The significant regulatory developments and events to look out for in August include: Published in June 2014, the Prudential Regulation Authority's (PRA) annual report...

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