Webcast: Managing regulatory and legal risk in financial services during the COVID-19 pandemic

May 12, 2020

Join a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers in a discussion of ways for financial services business to manage legal and regulatory risks during the COVID-19 pandemic. The panel will cover discussions of:

  • expectations relating to communications with regulators
  • areas of likely focus from regulators
  • expectations regarding communication/engagement with clients
  • focus on senior management accountability
  • cultural considerations
  • managing people and risks while working remotely and the return to the offices


Michelle M Kirschner: A partner in the London office.  She advises a broad range of financial institutions, including investment managers, integrated investment banks, corporate finance boutiques, private fund managers and private wealth managers at the most senior level.

James Cox: A partner in the London office. He is a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Mr. Cox has extensive experience in contentious and non-contentious labor and employment matters.

Steve Melrose: An associate in the London office and a member of the Dispute Resolution and White Collar Defence and Investigations groups. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border corporate investigations, regulatory investigations and white-collar criminal matters.

Martin Coombes: An associate in the London office and a member of the Financial Institutions group. He specialises in advising on UK and EU financial services regulation.  This includes a wide range of financial services and compliance issues including advice on UK and EU regulatory developments, the regulatory aspects of corporate transactions and the on-going compliance obligations of financial services firms.

Chris Hickey: An associate in the London office and a member of the firm’s Financial Institutions group. He advises on a range of UK and EU financial services regulatory matters. This includes the regulatory elements of corporate transactions, regulatory change management and ongoing compliance requirements to which firms are subject.