The pace of change in the financial services sector is unprecedented.
New regulations, competition, technology and regulatory scrutiny all add to the ongoing commercial pressures of operating in an uncertain economic landscape.
Whether you are a bank, insurer, asset manager, broker, pension fund or IT company, we can give you strategic advice on the regulatory pressures you may be facing and the great opportunities that new markets and models can offer you for growth.
With financial services experts based in all our offices in the UK, Europe and the Middle East we can also assist you internationally, offering particular expertise ensuring compliance with UK and EU law as well as Sharia principles.
We are here to support you through the many life cycles of your business. We will ensure our technical expertise and personal approach are at the forefront of a collaborative partnership with you and your business.
Meet the team
Jessica Arrol Caws
Good news for offshore private banks: the overseas persons exclusion is here to stay
The Digital Dispute Resolution Rules – How Novel Are They?
Sonia takes an in-depth look at The Digital Dispute Resolution Rules
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Appital Ltd on £2.5m Investment led by Frontline Ventures
Appital is an Equity Capital Marketplace which aims to bring innovation to Equity Capital Markets.
The Business Magazine, Insider Media, Business South and The Surrey Chambers of Commerce report on the firm's involvement in Appital's £2.5m growth capital investment
The injection will accelerate the development of Appital’s technology infrastructure, integration with financial institutions.
Taxation of asset holding companies in alternative fund structures - draft legislation published
The draft legislation is in respect of the much anticipated new regime for asset holding companies.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Duke Royalty on royalty financing agreement with Fairmed Healthcare AG
Duke Royalty is the leading provider of royalty finance to companies in the UK and Europe.
Northern Light: Illuminating IR35
Guy and Hugh take a look at the recent case of Northern Light Solutions Ltd v Revenue and Customs Comrs
Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures: a status update on your financial reporting obligations
Charles Russell Speechlys bolsters funds capabilities with the hire of Edyta Brozyniak as Partner
Edyta advises on fund formation of private equity and venture capital funds, co-investments, and investor negotiations.
Bribery risks to increase; Brexit and COVID to blame?
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Waverton on acquisition of Cornerstone Asset Management
Established in July 2010 and with offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow, Cornerstone offers wealth management and financial planning advice.
Charles Russell Speechlys boosts private wealth offering with the hire of an international tax team
Robert Reymond will be joined at the firm by Leigh Nicoll, Emma Tyrrell and Oliver Cooper.
eprivateclient and Citywealth report on the hire of a new international tax team led by Robert Reymond
The firm strengthened its international wealth structuring capabilities with the hire of an international tax team led by Robert Reymond.
Use and Regulation of Renewable Energy Certificates in the UAE
The market for trading in renewable energy certificates is set to increase in both visibility and importance.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Duke Royalty on increasing and extending its revolving credit facility agreement
London listed Duke Royalty was founded in 2015 and is the leading provider of royalty finance to companies in the UK and Europe.
Patrick Gearon FCIArb
Insolvency Legislation in the GCC
The interesting times of the last 14 months were preceded by the interesting times of the financial crisis of 2008/2009.
Case Study: One Blackfriars Limited
An informative and positive judgment for administrators selling high-value property in distressed and complex scenarios.
Jessica Arrol Caws
Sustainable Finance and the end of greenwashing?
Market Abuse Regulation update: January 2021
We highlight the recent changes to the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) .
FCA publishes listing rule on enhanced climate-related disclosures and clarifies existing obligations
Premium listed commercial companies should start addressing what they need to do to make the required disclosures in sufficient detail.