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Our financial regulatory group is the 'go to' team for clients' most important instructions, a vital guide in relation to their pressing regulatory issues in hugely demanding market conditions. Ranked tier one in Chambers, Legal 500 and IFLR, the group's strength is unparalleled in the industry with regard to the breadth of coverage of regulatory issues and depth of knowledge.

Experience in handling cross-border and complex regulatory issues

Our geographical reach is unique; we are recognised as having strong advisory practices in the US, the UK, Continental Europe, the Middle East and Asia – a strength that is particularly important to global financial institutions who form our core client group. Clients benefit from our extensive experience of working on complex multi-jurisdictional regulatory matters.

Teams at the forefront of financial services regulation

The practice group has played a leading role in shaping new legislative and regulatory frameworks across a broad range of markets and is at the forefront of new market developments, working closely with and advising market participants, industry bodies and governmental agencies and regulators.

Unrivalled experience in advising on market infrastructure

We advise the leading market providers of securities on custody, securities lending, settlement risks, finality, and collateral. As well as advising participants in an immense range of trading, clearing, settlement and payment systems, we have acted for and advised a wide range of operators of financial market infrastructures.

Specialist Transaction Services group

As part of our financial regulatory offering, we have a market leading transaction services group, with an unrivalled depth and breadth of experience in law and regulation affecting transaction services, payments, privacy and data protection.

Detailed knowledge of and contacts at all key regulators

Our team has invested time in building relationships with key financial market regulators around the world as well as other competition and other regulatory bodies focusing on the financial sector.

Financial Markets Toolkit

Access the Clifford Chance Financial Markets Toolkit for a 24/7 online resource that gives you the cutting edge knowledge you need for your financial markets business. Aimed at all professionals working across the global financial markets, the Toolkit comprises a collection of publications, guides and transaction tools from across our network. It has been designed to be compatible with smart phones and tablets and its resources are available to you on demand, whenever you need them.

Finance Industry Alerter

Sign up to our Finance Industry Alerter to receive updates on the 'must know' legislative, regulatory and market changes in banking, insurance and investment services. The Alerter is designed to meet the needs of professionals with legal and compliance responsibilities and is also used by governmental relations and other business users. The information can be personalised to suit the jurisdictions and industry sectors of most interest to you.