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Work 020 7456 2000
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Carl Fernandes

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Work 020 7456 3002
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Linklaters LLP

Work Department

Financial regulation

Position

Carl Fernandes is a London-based Partner in the global Financial Regulation Group. He has extensive experience in advising banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and private banks on a broad range of complex financial services regulatory issues in both Europe and Asia, including as to the scope of licensing requirements, market conduct requirements and restrictions and appropriate risk management systems and controls. Carl was head of the Asian Financial Regulation Group at Linklaters for five years before returning to London. Carl’s focus will be on assisting clients to navigate and implement the necessary changes to comply with key institutional market reforms in Europe and to defend regulatory enforcement action arising out of conduct in these markets.

Career

2011 to date Partner, Linklaters London
2007 - 2011 Partner, (Head of Financial Regulation Group Asia), Linklaters, Hong Kong
2005 - 2007 Managing Associate, Financial Regulation Group, Linklaters Hong Kong
2003 - 2005 Managing Associate, Financial Regulation Group, Linklaters London
2001 - 2003 Associate, Financial Regulation Group, Linklaters London
1998 - 2001 Associate, Mallesons Stephen Jaques
1997 - 1998 Articled Clerk, Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Education

1992 - 1996 Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)


London: Corporate and commercial

Financial services: contentious

Within: Financial services: contentious

The regulatory team at Latham & Watkins specialises in bank-wide implementation projects, sensitive internal investigations, high-profile independent reviews and product governance.  On the non contentious side, the firm has experience in transatlantic regulatory development work and provides an institutional asset management practice as well as fintech services combining regulation and technology. Practice head Rob Moulton specialises in high profile matters relating to MiFID II and Brexit. He can call on the expertise of 'very good technical lawyer' David Berman, who is known for advice in relation to the asset management, broking and banking sectors; and Carl Fernandes, who arrived from Linklaters LLP in 2018 and acts for international investment banks and asset managers 'providing consistently high quality advice'. The team has particular experience in EU benchmarks regulation. Also notable is associate Jonathan Ritson-Candler. On the contentious side, the 'astute, wily' Jon Holland and the 'excellent' Andrea Monks arrived in 2018 from Hogan Lovells International LLP and co-lead the firm’s offering. They specialise in complicated and high profile disputes and contentious regulatory issues, particularly with a multi-jurisdictional element, and have a strong track record advising retail and investment banks, asset managers, and other financial institutions.

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Financial services: non-contentious/regulatory

Within: Financial services: non-contentious/regulatory

The regulatory team at Latham & Watkins specialises in bank-wide implementation projects, sensitive internal investigations, high-profile independent reviews and product governance matters.  On the non-contentious side, the firm has experience in transatlantic regulatory development work and provides an institutional asset management practice as well as fintech services combining regulation and technology. Practice head Rob Moulton specialises in high profile matters relating to MiFID II and Brexit. He can call on the expertise of 'very good technical lawyer' David Berman, who is known for advice in relation to the asset management, broking and banking sectors; and Carl Fernandes, who arrived from Linklaters LLP in 2018 and acts for international investment banks and asset managers 'providing consistently high quality advice'. The team has particular experience in EU benchmarks regulation. Also notable is associate Jonathan Ritson-Candler. On the contentious side, the 'astute, wily' Jon Holland and the 'excellent' Andrea Monks arrived in 2018 from Hogan Lovells International LLP and co-lead the firm’s offering. They specialise in complicated and high profile disputes and contentious regulatory issues, particularly with a multi-jurisdictional element, and have a strong track record advising retail and investment banks, asset managers, and other financial institutions.

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