Simon Lovegrove is a financial services know how lawyer based in London. He is one of four senior know how lawyers who have been appointed to Of Counsel and specialises in financial services and markets regulation.
Prior to joining us in January 2006 Simon worked as an associate in the funds and financial services group of another City practice. As the know-how lawyer for the financial services team Simon’s primary responsibility is to keep track of regulatory developments and update fee earners and clients. Simon is the author of our financial services client publications including our highly regarded financial services updater and our online technical resources Pegasus, Phoenix and AIFMD expert.
Simon has a degree in law and a masters degree in business law. He is the author of the regulation update in Butterworth's Journal of International Banking and Financial Law. He is also the co-author of the commodities derivatives chapter in A Practitioner’s Guide to MiFID and the Compliance Officer Bulletin updates on conduct of business, the new European supervisory authorities, the Money Laundering Regulations 2007, remuneration and regulation and the MiFID review. In 2011 Simon co-authored the chapter entitled “Moves towards a common regulatory framework for financial services in the European Union” in the textbook Managing records in global financial markets (part of the Principles and Practice in Records Management and Archives series).
Since 2006 Simon has had a fortnightly regulatory column in the FT's Financial Adviser magazine.
October 22, 2013
October 15, 2013
Retail Distribution Review: Impact of Phase 1 (D2C growth); Proposals for Phase 2 (Platforms) and extension to other markets (Phase 3) - DIMs, SIPPs and XO..
Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill set out activities that ring-fenced banks (RFBs) will not be permitted to engage in (the Excluded Activities)..
Simon Lovegrove has written an article which looks at the importance of providing employees at financial services firms with training on upcoming European regulation.
Simon Lovegrove has written an article discussing the publishing of the FCA’s recent AML annual report and the increased focus on money laundering..