Partner, Investment Management
"They're such a strong team, especially at partner level. They get the market and what we're trying to do, you can trust them to get on with the deal and do a good job. It's a very impressive team." Chambers UK, 2017
Matthew Baker is a partner in the financial services department. He advises a wide range of banks and financial institutions on regulatory and commercial issues that arise within their businesses.
Matt has particular experience in advising investment managers, and also pension schemes and other institutional investors, in relation to investment management and related matters.
He also advises financial institutions and other authorised firms on matters relating to: interpretation of UK rules and regulatory requirements; negotiating and developing new business opportunities; establishing and structuring new business operations in the United Kingdom; compliance matters; asset management and custody arrangements; establishment and operation of fund management businesses; and transactional support on the acquisition, disposal and reorganisation of regulated businesses or institutions.
Contributing author to the Financial Regulation: Emerging Themes in 2017 publication – essential reading for UK-based legal, risk and compliance professionals. Over 20 accessible articles, practical graphics and a handy regulatory calendar to keep you up to date.