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.


California attorneys may claim “self-study” credit for viewing the archived version of this webcast.  No certificate of attendance is required for California “self-study” credit.