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Jacqui Hatfield

Jacqui Hatfield

Partner, Reed Smith LLP

Jacqui heads up the financial services regulatory practice within the Financial Industry Group. She has over 20 years experience of providing regulatory advice across the broad spectrum of the financial services regulated community. Her clients range from asset managers, brokers, banks, fund managers, fund platforms, payment service providers, e-money issuers, FinTech companies, exchanges and corporate finance boutiques. Jacqui advises clients based both within the UK and overseas, including the EU and US.

Jacqui provides regulatory advice to both the buy side and sell side and covers both retail and wholesale business. Typical work includes advising on issues relating to authorisation, structuring, outsourcing, systems and controls, conduct of business, financial resources, market abuse, EU directives, promotion and distribution of investments, money laundering, payment services and consumer credit. Typical work also includes providing specialist regulatory advice on transactions within the financial services sector. Jacqui is particularly active in the Fintech space, with clients ranging from peer to peer lending platforms, challenger banks, app payment providers, robo advisers and on-line broker dealers.