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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

1 WOOD STREET, CHEAPSIDE, LONDON, EC2V 7WS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7919 4500
Fax:
Fax 020 7919 4919
DX:
154280 CHEAPSIDE 8
Email:
Web:
www.eversheds-sutherland.com

Gregory Brandman

Tel:
Work +44 207 919 0757
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

Greg is a Partner in the Litigation and Dispute Management Team. He was formerly a manager in the FCA's Enforcement and Financial Crime Division. He specialises in regulatory investigations and representing financial institutions and approved persons in FCA enforcement proceedings. He also specialises in financial services dispute resolution.

Greg has considerable FCA investigations experience both from his time at the FCA and in private practice including in relation to market abuse cases, systems and controls violations, client money breaches, mis-selling and investigations into misconduct by holders of significant influence functions.

In addition to his contentious regulatory work, Greg has considerable experience acting for financial institutions in relation to a wide range of commercial and financial services disputes.

Greg regularly writes articles, speaks at conferences, comments in the media and provides training for clients in relation to a wide variety of financial services regulatory matters.

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Position

Partner

Languages

Italian


London: Corporate and commercial

Financial services: contentious

Within: Leading individuals

Gregory Brandman - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Within: Financial services: contentious

The Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP department provides a broad range of regulatory advisory services, particularly specialising in cryptoassets. Co-head Michaela Walker advises fund management clients and depositary banks in regulated activities and product development, as well as related corporate work; co-head David Saunders has expertise in project managing regulatory investigations, regulatory change projects and past business reviews for financial services firms. The contentious wing of the practice is notable for anti-money laundering regulations, financial crime and is appointed to the FCA/PRA Skilled Person’s panel. The firm also has an in-house team of regulatory consultants and compliance professionals. Gregory Brandman leads the contentious team and specialises in representing financial institutions, senior managers and approved persons in FCA and PRA enforcement proceedings. He can call on the expertise of Jake McQuitty, formerly the Head of Investigations & Enforcement at Barclays Bank plc, who focuses on corporate investigations and regulatory enforcement. The group was strengthened by the arrivals of corporate crime and investigations specialist Steve Smith, who joined from Nomura International Plc, and hedge fund expert Ben Watford, who joined from MJ Hudson. Partner Neill Blundell left for Macfarlanes LLP in 2018.

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Financial services: non-contentious/regulatory

Within: Financial services: non-contentious/regulatory

The Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP department provides a broad range of regulatory advisory services, particularly specialising in cryptoassets. Co-head Michaela Walker advises fund management clients and depositary banks in regulated activities and product development, as well as related corporate work; co-head David Saunders has expertise in project managing regulatory investigations, regulatory change projects and past business reviews for financial services firms. The contentious wing of the practice is notable for anti-money laundering regulations, financial crime and is appointed to the FCA/PRA Skilled Person’s panel. The firm also has an in-house team of regulatory consultants and compliance professionals. Gregory Brandman leads the contentious team and specialises in representing financial institutions, senior managers and approved persons in FCA and PRA enforcement proceedings. He can call on the expertise of Jake McQuitty, formerly the Head of Investigations & Enforcement at Barclays Bank plc, who focuses on corporate investigations and regulatory enforcement. The group was strengthened by the arrivals of corporate crime and investigations specialist Steve Smith, who joined from Nomura International Plc, and hedge fund expert Ben Watford, who joined from MJ Hudson. Partner Neill Blundell left for Macfarlanes LLP in 2018.

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