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Matt Hancock is a member of the Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig's London Office. He is focused on contentious regulation with a particular concentration on clients’ interactions with the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA). He has considerable experience defending individuals and corporates against regulatory Enforcement action and in helping regulated corporates and individuals pre-empt and manage other forms of regulatory scrutiny. He is also very experienced in the interaction between UK regulation and employment law, with a strong background in the UK Senior Managers and Certification Regime. Feedback in Legal 500 notes Matt as “an exceptional lawyer”, “incredibly diligent”, “as a charismatic and ebullient presence who provides superb client service and regularly wrong-foots regulators and opponents with his imaginative tactics and keen grasp of detail”.

The Appointed Representatives Regime (ARR), a well-known and important feature of the UK regulatory landscape, enables certain businesses – Appointed Representatives (ARs) – to conduct
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To expedite decisions to prevent or stop consumer harm, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has implemented a controversial change to its decision-making procedures. The change
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