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Michael Kent

Linklaters - London

  • One Silk Street
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC2Y 8HQ

Practice Areas

Michael is global head of Linklaters’ Finance and Projects Division, and has extensive experience acting for investment banks, asset managers, exchanges, ATSs, and clearing and settlement systems. He continues to advise OTCDeriv, a consortia of banks responsible for overseeing and developing the centralised clearing of swaps, and more recently in relation to FX NDFs. He has particular expertise on market abuse and multi-jurisdictional licensing and conduct issues, as well as regulatory enforcement work, and also on acquisitions and reconstructions of banks and broker dealers, including the migration of banking/brokerage businesses to different entities and jurisdictions.