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Oliver Powell joins panel discussion concerning Investigations and Enforcement Action in the Financial Services Sector

Oliver Powell was invited to sit on a panel discussion hosted by Brodies LLP which discussed the Financial Conduct Authority’s criminal investigatory and enforcement powers. Other panellists included: Paul Marshall, Partner Brodies LLP; James Millwards, Senior Associate Brodies LLP; and Lisa Kinroy, Associate Brodies LLP.

The session was well attended by a large number of FCA-regulated professionals and businesses. The session examined:

  • the FCA’s current enforcement priorities and strategy;
  • the differences that apply as between Scotland and England;
  • the conduct of an FCA investigation, including its powers to compel attendance at interview and the production of documents; and
  • the key protective steps financial services professionals and businesses can take in the event that they become the subject of enforcement action by the FCA.

Find out more

Oliver Powell is ranked in the Legal 500 for: Financial Services Regulation; Business and Regulatory Crime (including Global Investigations); and Proceeds of Crime (POCA) and Asset Forfeiture.

To find out more, contact Sam Carter on +44 (0)203 989 6669 or Colin Bunyan on +44 (0)20 7427 4886 for a confidential discussion.

News 26 Nov, 2021


Oliver Powell

Call: 2006 (England & Wales); 2010 (Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI))

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