John Casanova > Sidley Austin LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Sidley Austin LLP
70 St Mary Axe
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Work Department

Banking and Financial Services
Privacy and Cybersecurity
Technology and IP Transactions




Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Financial services: non-contentious/regulatory

Sidley Austin LLP is home to a comprehensive array of services, routinely acting on investment fund, payment services, fintech and UK/EU securitisation regulation in addition to anti-money laundering issues and financial sections compliance programmes. John Casanova, who previously spent time in the firm’s Washington DC office, has a track record in supporting clients through the establishment and operation of ventures in the UK, EU and Asia; he co-leads the team alongside Leonard Ng, an expert in ESG, sustainable finance, crypto-asset and Brexit-related regulation.

London > Risk advisory > Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

With a strong focus on the life sciences and financial services industries, Sidley Austin LLP often acts for a wide range of financial institutions, fintech and pharmaceutical companies, and insurance firms on GDPR-related matters and international data transfers. Leading the practice is William Long, whose expertise spans regulatory matters, e-commerce issues, and information security. John Casanova is a key name for investigations and commercial transactions. Also noted are senior managing associate Francesca Blythe, who is ‘very responsive, pragmatic and clear in her advice’, and managing associate Eleanor Dodding, who is well versed in GDPR matters.