A partner in the Firm's Banking group in London specializing in financial regulation, Jonathan is well known for acting at the forefront of heavily regulated FS sector projects requiring the execution of complex commercial and technological change. Jonathan guides financial services clients in the development and launch of their products and services and in the implemention of regulatory change projects. He also supports clients in their licencing, governance and compliance arrangements and in their relationships with regulators.
Jonathan advises clients on the full range of FCA and PRA regulation and represents both international and domestic clients from the fintech, banking and lending, payments, asset management, broker/dealer and insurance sectors. Jonathan has nearly 20 years of experience; prior to joining White & Case, he was a partner at a leading international law firm where he led their Financial Services Regulatory group in London.
Examples of his experience at his previous firm include:
Advising Tide obtain (in collaboration with ClearBank) a £60m grant from the Banking Competition Remedies Board and on the development of its banking platform.
Advising Square on the launch of its merchant acquiring and P2P cash app in the UK and EU.
Advising Amazon on the establishment of its seller lending platform in the UK.
Advising an established UK challenger bank on its capital structure and fund raising.
Acting for banks, payment and e-money providers in the establishment of their account and payment services and terms using innovative and disruptive technologies, such as Squirrel, Boku, Tide, Koine, dozens and ClickadBuy.
Advising a number of online asset management businesses on their licencing and services, such as Nutmeg, Wealthsimple and Netwealth.
Advising Index Ventures on its investment into Revolut.
Advising Interactive Investor on its acquisition of TD Direct.
Advising asset manager Brewin Dolpin on a project to unitise its segregated client mandates onto a new platform and into a pooled fund structure.
Establishing and licencing Multrees a fund and securities custody business coupled with an outsourced asset management administration solution.
Advising leading merchant and retail business on their use of payment services, including their use of merchant acquirer services, card schemes, SEPA integration, PCI DSS compliance and on products such as vouchers and loyalty programmes.