Jonathan Herbst is a corporate lawyer based in London. He focuses on UK and EU financial services law and regulation.
Jonathan provides advice relating to hedge and other funds, investment management and custody and the regulatory aspects of acquisitions and disposals. He also has experience of advising on contractual and regulatory structures for hedge and other funds, limited partnerships, investment managers, automated trading systems and other financial services businesses.
Jonathan is mentioned in Chambers and Partners UK 2010 for his “good mix of lawyering and practical skills, combined with a sound understanding and close relations with the FSA”. Legal 500 UK 2013 refer to Jonathan as ‘outstanding’ and ‘dynamic’.
Jonathan is the co-author of the e-commerce volume of the Butterworths Financial Regulation Service, has written articles on market abuse and other regulatory issues for the Journal of International Financial Markets and is a frequent speaker at financial services conferences.
Jonathan studied politics, philosophy and economics at the University of Oxford. He qualified as a barrister in England and Wales in 1992. Jonathan joined the London practice as a partner in the financial services group in October 2002 and was previously head of European law at the Financial Services Authority.
It is less than a year to go before the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019. Despite this many financial services firms continue their journey into the unknown with little concrete information being made available by the UK Government..
June 27, 2018
This publication highlights key developments that will be of interest to and affect our asset management clients, including market trends and developments in tax and buy-side regulation globally..
February 21, 2018
The Association of Foreign Banks (AFB), in conjunction with global firm Norton Rose Fulbright, has launched a report on the impact of Brexit on the foreign banking sector in the UK..
November 29, 2017
A new report has found that the patchwork nature of regulatory equivalence provisions means that, for the UK financial services industry, the current European model of equivalence will not provide a solution which will replace the benefits of passporting in their entirety..
January 11, 2017