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Bethany Gregory

Associate

London

Bethany Gregory
Bethany Gregory

Associate

London

News & insights

Dry cracked earth

Blog Post: 25 NOVEMBER 2021

Sustainability disclosures and enforcement risk: Reflections on COP

At COP26, Nikhil Rathi, CEO of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (the FCA), warned the financial services industry that it was time to "walk the walk". In the wake of the recent wave of…

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Blog Post: 27 OCTOBER 2021

UK Financial Conduct Authority enforcement insights

"Profound forces are reshaping financial services", according to the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (the FCA). In a recent speech, Nikhil Rathi, CEO of the FCA, echoes many of the future challenges…

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Blog Post: 10 AUGUST 2021

Disclosure of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) in civil litigation

The UK Government issued new guidance in July 2021 on how it considers companies and individuals should approach the question of disclosure of suspicious activity reports (SARs) in English civil…

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Blog Post: 08 JULY 2021

No time to waste: clarifying knowledge in time bar provisions

Where a time bar provision stated that no claim may be brought more than one year after the basis for the claim “became known”, absent any indication to give the statutory meaning to “knowledge”, the…

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Pro-bono experience

  • In 2019, Bethany was awarded the Pro Bono and Community Investment Award (Trainee Category) by Allen & Overy for: volunteering at Coram Children’s Legal Centre, helping children achieve their right to British citizenship; working on immigration cases for victims of domestic violence in the U.S.; carrying out research in the field of human rights for several NGOs; and mentoring young people from low socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Bethany also joined the Editorial Team of The Business & Human Rights Review, published by Allen & Overy LLP’s Human Rights Working Group, in 2019.

Published work

  • UK Financial Conduct Authority enforcement insights (Allen & Overy Investigations Insight, October 2021)
  • Disclosure of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) in civil litigation (Allen & Overy Investigations Insight, August 2021)
  • No time to waste: clarifying knowledge in time bar provisions (Allen & Overy Compact Contract, July 2021)
  • Privilege in investigations: the journey continues (Practical Law, May 2021)UK FCA extends annual financial crime reporting obligation (REP-CRIM) to more firms (Allen & Overy Investigations Insight, April 2021)
  • Bank ordered to disclose internal compliance review files in mis-selling claim (Allen & Overy Litigation & Dispute Resolution Review, May/June 2020)
  • FCA enforcement priorities during and after the pandemic (Allen & Overy Investigations Insight, May 2020)
  • Practical completion: Court of Appeal provides general guidance (Allen & Overy Litigation & Dispute Resolution Review, June 2019)
  • Failure to use reasonable endeavours: skating on thin ice (Allen & Overy Litigation & Dispute Resolution Review, June 2019)
  • Surveying the financial crime landscape in the UK: insights across the market from the annual financial crime return (Allen & Overy European White Collar Crime Report, Q4 2018