Mathew has experience of a wide range of regulatory issues as they affect life and general insurers, brokers, banks, wealth managers and other financial institutions. His areas of expertise include prudential and conduct of business regulation, market abuse and insider dealing issues, the Bribery Act, money laundering, financial promotions, consumer credit, TCF, unfair terms in consumer contracts and MiFID.
He regularly advises on transactions in the regulated sector, including Part VII transfers, and on change of control issues. He also advises on new authorisations and perimeter issues over whether authorisation is required.
Also, Mathew advises regulated firms on corporate matters, such as outsourcing arrangements, joint ventures, and shareholders or LLP agreements, and on corporate governance and the application of the UK's Senior Managers' Regime to banks and insurers.
In 2014, he also acted on the first successful judicial review of the Financial Ombudsman Scheme in over ten years.
Mathew regularly writes articles and gives talks on regulatory issues, and has appeared on radio and television discussing regulatory developments.
"DAC Beachcroft LLP’s team head Mathew Rutter has ‘incredible knowledge of insurance regulatory issues’." Legal 500 2016, Financial services (non-contentious/regulatory)