(LONDON) Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP announced today that UK financial services regulatory attorney Tim Aron has joined the firm as an English qualified partner. Tim concentrates his practice in the regulation of financial services firms, clearing houses and trading platforms and advises on the full range of regulatory matters. His clients have included clearing houses, trading platforms, banks, insurers, and securities and commodity broker-dealers.
“The addition of Tim to our London office is a boon to our already solidly capable Financial Services Practice there,” said Vince A. F. Sergi, Katten’s National Managing Partner. “Our ability to attract someone with this kind of impressive experience and recognized strategic know-how speaks well of our other accomplished attorneys in that practice and of our firm in general. We are very pleased to have Tim on our team.”
In addition to his time in private practice at an international law firm, Tim has worked previously as legal advisor to the UK Financial Services Authority’s markets division, banking division, and enforcement and financial crime division in regards to a variety of post-financial crisis policy, supervisory and contentious-supervisory matters. Tim has also served as a legal advisor to the UK Listing Authority, the UK Competition Commission and a major US investment bank.
Managing Partner of the London office Peter Sugden said, “Tim’s experience at the FSA will be invaluable to our clients as they navigate the new era of UK and European financial markets regulation. With Tim’s addition to the Financial Services Practice, the London team will be able to provide comprehensive advice on both European and US regulatory issues.”
Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP is the London affiliate of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, a full-service law firm with 600 attorneys in US locations including Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, Los Angeles and Charlotte, and an office in Shanghai. Katten’s UK office focuses on all aspects of real estate and corporate transactions, with an emphasis on high frequency and proprietary trading. The UK team is particularly knowledgeable in the financial services sector, including investment funds, regulatory and general banking.