Conor Foley is a government and regulatory affairs advisor in the financial services group based in London. Conor advises on legislative and regulatory matters pertaining to commodities, derivative markets, market infrastructure, sales and trading. His clients include agri-businesses, commodity trading companies, exchange groups, proprietary trading companies, major industrials, oil and gas producers and utilities.
Prior to joining us, Conor led a renowned Brussels-based government relations practice where he worked with a wide range of clients across the commodities and financial services sectors. Previously Conor worked for a large oil and gas company where he managed engagement with governments on the company’s exploration and production activities in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Conor has also worked in the European Commission and began his career in the Washington, DC office of a leading risk advisory firm. Conor is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, Georgetown University and BPP Law School. An Irish national, his working languages are English and French. He speaks some Mandarin Chinese.
With the implementation deadline of January 3, 2018 starting to loom over the horizon the FCA has started producing a series of consultation papers on MiFID II / MiFIR..
October 10, 2016
With financial services firms still coming to grips with the UK’s referendum result to leave the EU there continues to be a sense of a journey into the unknown..
October 03, 2016
Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has appointed Conor Foley as Advisor – Government and Regulatory Affairs in the practice’s London regulation and investig.
July 16, 2014