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Latham & Watkins

99 BISHOPSGATE, LONDON, EC2M 3XF, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7710 1000
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Fax 020 7374 4460
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www.lw.com

Rob Moulton

Tel:
Work +44 20 7710 4523
Email:
Web:
www.lw.com/people/rob-moulton
Latham & Watkins LLP

Work Department

Partner

Position

Rob Moulton is a partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins and Co-chair of the firm's Financial Institutions Industry Group. Mr. Moulton specializes in financial services regulatory advice and has vast experience advising financial institutions and market infrastructure providers on a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border regulatory issues.

Mr. Moulton advises investment banks, governments, corporate finance houses, clearing houses, fund managers, insurers, stockbrokers and online trading business on a variety of legal and regulatory risk management matters, with particular expertise in the FCA’s Conduct of Business Rules, Market Abuse Regulation, European regulatory developments such as MiFID, and contested enforcement actions.


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: Leading individuals

Rob Moulton - Latham & Watkins

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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