Banks

As the markets continually adjust to the ever-changing economic, political and regulatory conditions, our clients rely on our prompt legal and commercial advice across a range of "bet the farm" issues, typical for the dynamic and sophisticated nature of the banking industry. We are particularly known for advising top market players on complex investigations, and culture and conduct related matters, often involving dealing with the FCA and other regulators.

Overview

We regularly engage on behalf of our clients with regulators in the UK (including the FCA, PRA, HMRC, SFO, FOS), in America, across Europe, and around the globe, and have extensive experience in advising on the implication of both financial and non-financial misconduct.

We work in close partnership with our bank clients, acting as an extension of their in-house legal teams. We understand the complexity of their business and the regulatory framework underpinning strategic decisions and challenges they are facing.

We regularly advise clients on a wide range of issues across different legal and commercial specialities including:

  • Regulatory compliance;
  • Cybersecurity and data privacy;
  • Digital transformation;
  • Cutting edge technology, including artificial intelligence;
  • FinTech disruption;
  • Intellectual property;
  • Litigation and dispute resolution;
  • Corporate and commercial matters;
  • Employment.

Featured experience

  • Investigating whistle-blower allegations from the global head of surveillance at a major investment bank related to the implementation of the Market Abuse Regulations
  • Defending JP Morgan in its defence of high profile Employment Tribunal proceedings involving a claim for seven figure compensation and reinstatement
  • Advising a UK product provider on the development of a new investment product

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Who we are

Why choose DAC Beachcroft?

We’re a broad-based commercial firm serving a wide range of sectors with a strong heritage in insurance,
health and real estate. We combine excellent legal skills and cutting-edge delivery expertise to design
solutions that fit the needs of our clients – often involving clever uses of technology.