The offshore market represents a critical cog in the workings of the global financial system, and as such finds itself the focus of a fast-evolving regulatory regime. In the wake of the financial crisis, major programmes of regulatory reform have unfolded at national, regional and global levels, forcing our clients to deal with an unprecedented level of regulatory scrutiny.
Our regulatory disputes practice handles all aspects of this increasingly contentious environment, and our team of highly-experienced experts can assist with regulatory investigations across business sectors and across national borders. We have a global network of first-class advisers on hand as part of our offshore regulatory and compliance team, ready to help clients not only in their interactions with the regulators, but also in dealing with exposure to civil, criminal and administrative sanctions should they arise.
Our contentious and non-contentious regulatory experts work closely together to share insights into the workings of various policymakers and enforcement agencies. By combining our capabilities in this way, we are able to offer experience and insights into the policy objectives of regulators, so as to advise clients in a timely and commercial context about the compliance risks they face, the range of potential regulatory outcomes, and how to bring matters to the most advantageous and swift conclusion.
We regularly advise major financial institutions, global corporations, professional and public bodies on all aspects of regulation. Specific regulatory areas with which our team is familiar include: