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Rebecca Findlay is an associate in the firm's London office, and focuses her practice on white collar and general commercial litigation. Rebecca joined White & Case in January 2016 from a leading international law firm.
In 2013/14, Rebecca spent 6 months on secondment to the Legal department of the Enforcement Division of the Financial Conduct Authority, where she worked on a wide range of matters, including matters before the Regulatory Decisions Committee and a trial in the Financial Services Upper Tribunal.
During her training contract, Rebecca undertook a secondment to the High Court, acting as a judicial assistant to two High Court judges, with time in the Chancery Division, Queen’s Bench Division (including the Commercial Court) and the Criminal Court of Appeal.
Representing a multi-national corporate on potential bribery and corruption offences in connection with facilitation payments overseas.
Representing a senior bank executive in relation to an SFO investigation into allegations of fraud and non-disclosure.
Whilst in-house at the FCA: enforcement cases before the Regulatory Decisions Committee in relation to allegations of benchmark manipulation; work on a trial in the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber - Financial Services) where a fine of £2.7 million and a full prohibition was upheld as a penalty imposed on a former hedge fund manager; and acting on various exercises of the FCA’s own initiative requirement powers.
Advising a financial institution in relation to the enforcement of an English judgment worth over US$10 million, in particular by way of CPR Part 71 proceedings and related committal proceedings.
Representing a Georgian bank in a successful application to have receivers appointed by the English Court in support of foreign proceedings.
Advising a Gulf bank on proceedings relating to a US$90 million failed investment project in Turkey.
Acting for an AIM listed China based gas exploration company in relation to setting aside an ex-parte worldwide freezing injunction made against the company in aid of an award rendered in an arbitration under the SIAC rules.
2010 Francis Taylor Building Prize for University of Oxford, FHS Environmental Law Exam