Risk & Regulatory

It is a fact of life that all regulated businesses today face ever increasing pressure in the areas of compliance, regulation and risk management. Not only are our businesses required to comply with regulations and laws imposed within the each jurisdictions, we need to be alert to impending changes in the UK, EU and elsewhere which could have an impact on the way we operate.

It is vital to ensure that there are appropriate policies and procedures in place to address these risks. In any business this can become a huge burden on staff and managers. Failure to meet the relevant requirements could place your organisation, and potentially your staff, at risk of investigations, prosecution, penalties, civil liabilities and even loss of licence. Our Risk & Regulatory team regularly helps financial services clients protect their most important asset – their regulated status - and steer a path through rough regulatory waters. We assist leading international financial institutions across a range of matters, including, regulatory investigations and enforcement, licensing and prohibition actions and AML/CTF and sanctions reporting and compliance.

Collas Crill's multi-disciplinary approach to providing Risk & Regulatory services ensures that every aspect of our clients' businesses is covered. By drawing on the skills and experience of a highly experienced team of lawyers with expertise from across the firm, we are able to deal with all legal compliance issues that could affect your business, whether contentious or non-contentious. The assistance we are able to provide ranges from strategic matters to specific operational issues.

Furthermore, in today's global environment, staying abreast of the latest developments is critical, which is why we regularly provide guidance on best market practice and deliver updates, seminars and training to clients on regulatory, risk and compliance issues. Whatever your needs, we will work with you to tailor our services to meet the requirements of your business for specific issues or transactions or on an on-going basis.

 

Risk & Regulatory Specialisms

  • Enforcement Action & Sanction
  • Debt Restructuring, Enforcement & Insolvency
  • Data Protection and Information Rights
  • Regulatory Structuring and Advice
  • Contentious Risk & Regulatory
  • Fraud, Asset Tracing & Freezing Injunctions
Collas Crill's Risk & Regulatory Roundtable is 'one of the most useful and progressive initiatives in the industry' - Participant Feedback 2015

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