The financial sector is of fundamental importance to the UK economy. It must respond to the global financial crisis and faces the challenges of reform and restoring its position. This applies not only for businesses already in the UK but also for overseas financial institutions wishing to commence business here. We give clear and commercial advice so that you can run and build your business efficiently, seize opportunities, manage risk and protect your reputation.
What we do
Our financial sector group draws from the skills and experience of our lawyers across the firm. The group advises a wide range of businesses and focuses on delivering clear, commercial and pragmatic advice and solutions. This ranges from advice on strategic transactions, regulation and commercial activity such as fund management and lending, to legal support for day-to-day business issues including employment, real estate, intellectual property and IT.
Our latest alerts, briefings & reports
Nabarro briefings and reports
Crowd control: FCA consultation on regulation of crowdfunding
Recently the FCA published a consultation paper (the CP) on the FCA's regulatory approach to crowdfunding. View full briefing
New guidance for shareholder engagement with listed companies
Governments have been critical of the interaction between shareholders and companies for some time, particularly since the onset of the financial crisis. View full briefing
Financial Sector update November 2013
HEADLINES: 10 things you need to know about the European Market Infrastructure Regulation; VAT costs of investment activity recoverable as overheads; Why do companies list?; Financial services disputes: ISDA raises the profile of arbitration; Employee shareholder status: A new opportunity for tax-free growth for employee shares; Team moves: Three lessons to protect your business View full briefing
ISDA raises the profile of arbitration
On 9 September 2013 International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) published guidance on arbitration in the context of disputes arising under its documentation and a set of model arbitration clauses. View full briefing
Is "Safe Harbor" no longer safe? EU to review regime for personal data transfers to the US
In a dramatic announcement on 19 July, EU Commissioner Viviane Reding stated that the European Commission will be reviewing its Safe Harbor Agreement with the US. This review will be keenly awaited by many companies and other organisations who presently rely on the Safe Harbor Agreement to lawfully transfer personal data between the EU and the US. View full briefing