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A panel of experts - Ruby Hamid, Rebecca Dix, and Anat Keller - will discuss their perspectives on the future of financial regulation, including:

- Senior manager and certification regime;
- Culture and financial firms;
- Finance for sustainable change;
- The role of ESG;
- Impact on senior executives;
- Crypto prosecutions and regulation;
- Corporate Crime Bill;
- Economic Crime Plan; 
- Changes in obligations;
- and more.

Ruby Hamid is a Partner in Ashurst’s Dispute Resolution Team and specialises in global investigations, white collar crime, compliance and risk management. She advises on financial crime prevention, compliance and corporate governance programmes, responses to new legislation, modern slavery and supply-chain control. 

Rebecca Dix is the former Associate General Counsel of the Serious Fraud Office. She is now Counsel at Dentons and a member of their regulatory and investigations team. Rebecca specialises in global white collar corporate and government investigations and in preventative compliance and criminal law advice for international businesses in the regulated sector. She is part of the Global Compliance Investigations team at Dentons and in 2021 was recognised in GIR 100 as a leading female practitioner in global investigations. In 2021 she was awarded Legal Team of the Year for her contribution to the largest multi-jurisdictional global deferred prosecution agreement to date against an aerospace company (€3.5bn).    

Dr Anat Keller is a Senior Lecturer in Financial Law at King’s College London and a qualified solicitor of England & Wales. She has research interests in banking law; financial law; macroprudential policy; and the regulation of financial technologies. Her book ‘Legal Foundations of Macroprudential Policy: An Interdisciplinary Approach’ was published in 2020.

The panel is chaired by Rebecca Chalkley, a barrister at Red Lion Chambers and a Visiting Professor of Practice at IALS. Rebecca specialises in all areas of white collar crime, corporate wrongdoing, insolvency matters, serious fraud, private prosecution, Legal Professional Privilege, financial services regulation and environmental and professional (medical) regulation. Rebecca is Standing Counsel to the Insolvency Service (BIES).  Rebecca was named The Times Lawyer of the Week in April 2022 for the successful prosecution of Boris Becker. She was included in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 list for 2023.  She is a member of the LexisNexis Corporate Crime Consulting Editorial Board. The Directories list her as a leading junior in financial crime, business & regulatory crime (including global investigations) and fraud. She has been “spot lighted” for Private Prosecutions. She recently co-authored with Brian Altman KC the independent review into the collapse of R v Woods & Marshall (SERCO). She regularly advises and acts both for and against the SFO. She both defends and prosecutes.

This event is free to attend, but advance booking is required.