Financial Services Law

With its breadth of expertise in commercial regulation, Monckton Chambers is uniquely placed to provide advice and representation in all areas of Financial Services Law. Our members are regularly instructed by public and private clients on a wide variety of matters ranging from FSA enforcement investigations, through to judicial reviews and private law statutory compensation claims.

Monckton Chambers has market-leading expertise in all aspects of EU law. As a result, members regularly act in financial services matters that raise issues of competition, State Aid, indirect tax, banking regulation and procurement. Our members regularly advise on financial disputes that have domestic, European and international dimensions.

  • Advice on supervision, conduct of business and other compliance-related queries
  • Application of FSA Handbook
  • Appointed Representative Agreements
  • Card payment systems
  • Collective Investment Schemes
  • Complex financial fraud
  • Disciplinary disputes arising out of breaches of FSMA 2000
  • Domestic and cross-border interchange
  • Enforcement action taken by the FSA
  • European Investment Bank
  • Financial Services Compensation Scheme
  • Financial Ombudsman Service
  • Impact of financial crisis on PPP/PFIs
  • Interpretation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive
  • Judicial review of the FSA
  • Liability of Independent Financial Advisors
  • Mis-selling of financial products
  • PPI claims
  • Professional liability consequent on breach of FSMA 2000
  • Prospectuses and public issues
  • RDC representation
  • Recognised Overseas Clearing Houses
  • Setting of LIBOR rates by London banks
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Trading Rules in the London Stock Exchange
  • Unfair terms in credit card agreements