Matt advises a wide range of banks, fund managers and other financial institutions on the regulatory and commercial issues that arise within their businesses.
He advises clients in matters relating to: establishing and structuring new regulated businesses in the UK, interpretation and implementation of UK and EU rules and regulatory requirements, negotiating and developing new services and products; compliance; custody and asset servicing, fund and fund management, drafting terms of business and support on corporate transactions involving regulated financial institutions, including on the acquisition, disposal and reorganisation of regulated firms.
Matt also advises institutional investors on their investment management activities, including in relation to the negotiation and review of IMAs, fund investments and custody arrangements.
Matt is a member of the City of London Law Society’s Regulatory Committee, as well as a member of the financial services sub-committee of the Law Society Company Law Committee. He is also a member of the Financial Markets Law Committee’s Buy-Side Forum.
He regularly speaks and writes on regulatory change, including on AIFMD, MAR and MiFID II. He co-authored the commentary on the FCA’s Senior Management Arrangements, System and Controls Sourcebook for the Butterworths Financial Regulations Service.