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The global financial services industry is currently undergoing fundamental changes as it tries to adapt to intense competition, unprecedented economic turbulence, highly publicised incidents of malpractice, costly compensation payments and increasing customer expectations. Never before has the financial services industry been more in the spotlight or financial services regulation so high on the agenda.

With regulators introducing a raft of new regulatory initiatives to bolster the regulatory framework with the move towards “twin peak” regulation and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) committing to a more intensive and intrusive supervisory approach focussing on both prudential and conduct risk, changes to the regulation of the global financial services industry are unlikely to let up any time soon.

At Sandgate we work in partnership with many of the world’s leading law firms, investment banks, retail banks, asset managers, brokers, financial services firms, payments providers and insurance organisations to recruit the best in class legal, governance and compliance talent.

Successful appointments:

FS Regulatory Partner

Company: UK Law Firm
Location: London
PEP: £600,000

Head of Legal

Company: FINTECH
Location: London
Salary: £170,000

Payment Services / Fintech Partner

Company: UK Firm
Location: London
Salary: £280,000

Retail Banking Lawyer

Company: Retail Bank
Location: London
Salary: £120,000

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