Tim Aron

Partner
tim.aron@kattenlaw.co.uk
London Office
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Overview

Tim Aron, a partner of Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP, focuses his practice on the regulation of financial services firms, clearinghouses and trading platforms. He advises on a wide range of regulatory matters, including regulatory change issues—the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) and the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive 2 (MiFID 2)—securities and derivatives transactions, safe-keeping of money and assets, systems and controls and other high-level standards, conduct of business rules, and the restructuring, acquisition and disposal of entities in the financial sector.

In private practice, Tim's clients include fund managers, clearinghouses, trading platforms, banks, insurers, securities and commodity broker-dealers, a range of other investment firms. Tim has also acted for the administrators of a major broker-dealer currently in administration.

Immediately following the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Tim advised the UK regulator’s markets division, banking division and enforcement and financial crime with regard to a variety of post-financial crisis policy, supervisory and contentious-supervisory matters. Tim has also served as legal adviser to the UK Listing Authority, the UK regulator's legislation team, the UK Competition Commission and a major US investment bank.

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Recognition

Legal 500 - UK Individual, 2013
Articles
September 2013
Author, Marketing Funds in Europe Under the AIFMD: Harmony or Discord?, Acquisition International
2013
Author, Tax and Regulatory Issues Affecting Hedge Fund Manager Domicile, Alternative Investment Funds 2013
2013
Author, Small Steps, Giant Leaps, FOA Derivatives Clearing 2013
Books
2014
Editor, Chapter on Central Counterparties, Lexis Nexis Butterworths Financial Regulation Service
Newsletters
Speaking Engagements
September 24, 2013
Critical Regulatory Changes for Banks and Financial Institutions in the UK, London
July 19, 2013
Current Regulatory Trends, London
May 2, 2013
Marketing in the EU: The Limits of Reverse Solicitation, New York, New York
March 2, 2013
Likely Impact of Level II Technical Standard on Key Fund and Manager Jurisdictions, Geneva
February 21, 2013
The New Regulatory Regime for CCPs, London

Recognition

2013
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Memberships

  • Financial Services Lawyers Association Executive Committee
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