Nigel Brahams joins Collyer Bristow LLP

Nigel Brahams

Nigel Brahams (Partner) at Collyer Bristow LLP

Longstanding member of Met’s ComplianceSOS® panel of legal counsel, Nigel Brahams has recently joined well-known law firm, Collyer Bristow LLP, where he will continue to specialise in advising SME financial services firms and FinTechs on regulatory and transactional issues as well as fund raising. Nigel received the following recommendation in the 2017 edition of the Legal 500: Benefiting from former in-house experience within the brokerage industry, Nigel is ‘excellent at identifying the key issues that are relevant’ to clients in that space. 

We wish Nigel, every success in his new firm and endorse his professional skills and experience.  Nigel is contactable at nigel.brahams@collyerbristow.com

 

Thought Piece:

Regulated institutions are experiencing uncertain times. MiFID II is coming into force on 3rd January 2018 and amongst many things, will require affected firms to review their execution processes, terms of business, conflicts of interest, regulatory status and research review and distribution. This will be followed later in 2018 by the expansion of the Senior Managers & Certification Regime to non-bank FCA regulated firms, including brokers, IFAs, corporate financiers etc. This will close any gaps in responsibility, ensuring that a senior manager is ultimately responsible for all activities conducted by regulated financial institutions. The regime is already applicable to dual PRA regulated banks and insurers, but the expansion to all FCA (only) regulated firms will bring the new rules to bear on a far wider population.

 


 

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