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Richard Bull

Richard Bull is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of our Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups.

Richard advises on a wide range of corporate work, including M&A, private investments, corporate venturing, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. Richard has extensive experience of acting on private equity, growth and expansion capital transactions of all types and sizes for sponsors and management teams, both of a domestic and international nature, with a particular focus in the financial services and technology industries.

Richard is described by Legal 500 "as one of the most capable PE lawyers in the market" and "truly excellent." Richard was also identified by a survey of private equity sponsors undertaken by The Lawyer as one of the top private equity lawyers based in London, and as a highly regarded private equity and M&A lawyer by IFLR 1000.

Welcome to the UK Regulation Round Up, a regular bulletin highlighting the latest developments in UK and EU financial services regulation.

Key developments in March 2024:

28 March

FCA Regulation Round-up: The FCA published its regulation round-up for March 2024.

26 March  

AIFMD II: Directive (EU) 2024/927 amending the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive

Welcome to the UK Regulation Round Up, a regular bulletin highlighting the latest developments in UK and EU financial services regulation.

Key developments in February 2024:

29 February

FCA Regulation Round‑up: The UK Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published its regulation round‑up for February 2024.

LIBOR: The FCA published a report containing the outcome of

Following the turn of the new year, our UK Regulatory specialists have examined the key regulatory developments in 2024 impacting a range of UK and European firms within the financial services sector. The key dates have been distilled by the Proskauer team in an easy to read timeline with our commentary.

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Welcome to the Regulation Round Up, a regular bulletin highlighting the latest developments in UK and EU financial services regulation.

Key developments in December 2023:

21 December

UK / Swiss Regulatory Co-operation: The UK and Swiss governments signed an agreement on mutual recognition in financial services, the Berne Financial Services Agreement.

SME Test: The delegated

Welcome to the UK Regulation Round Up, a regular bulletin highlighting the latest developments in UK and EU financial services regulation.

Key developments in November 2023:

30 November

Costs and Charges Disclosure: The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published a statement in response to concerns about costs and charges disclosure in the PRIIPs key

Welcome to the UK Regulation Round Up, a regular bulletin highlighting the latest developments in UK and EU financial services regulation.

Key developments in October 2023:

31 October

Fund Tokenisation: The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published a press release announcing that it has joined the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Project Guardian, a

In my view, it is now an essential part of the M&A investment thesis. Increasingly, we are seeing institutional investors align their portfolio companies towards better ESG compliance and performance, underlining that ESG is now a critical performance KPI for investments. In fact, GPs and managers need to demonstrate a sharp focus on ESG in