Verity is an Associate in the Financial Services, Disputes & Investigations team in our London office, specialising in a range of contentious banking disputes with particular expertise in claims involving the liability of professionals and large scale/complex mortgage fraud. Verity has also dealt with a variety of FCA investigations into employee conduct and accountability and has particular specialities in advising on the interpretation, implementation and conduct of the SMCR.
Having completed two Legal Counsel secondments with Barclays and RBS within their litigation teams, Verity has gained valuable experience of litigating both in an in-house legal and business role and is therefore well placed to advise financial institutions with their difficult and reputationally sensitive disputes. Verity is a member of the Financial Services Lawyers Association.
Jurisdiction: England and Wales
The FCA has set out how it proposes to replace the Approved Persons Regime by extending the SM&CR to the whole financial services sector by 9 December 2019. Almost every FCA regulated firm is affected, in particular any...