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Damian Carolan

Partner

London

Carolan Damian
Damian Carolan

Partner

London

Damian advises financial institutions on national and international regulations, with a particular focus on derivatives and securities regulation and the development of new markets and clearing settlement systems.

He advises banks on regulatory reform, including changes to custody requirements, payment systems and the authorisation processes to open new branches and subsidiaries. Damian has also assisted industry associations with developing standard form documentation and submitting responses to consultations with regulators.

Damian is ranked as a leading individual for regulatory matters by Chambers & Partners and as a leading lawyer by IFLR1000 and is regularly quoted in the press on regulatory matters.

“One interviewee describes him as “both technically expert and user-friendly,” and notes: “He genuinely understands how financial institutions are put together and the regulatory environment in which they function.”” – Chambers UK 2018 – Financial Services: Non-contentious Regulatory. 

News & insights

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Publications: 07 OCTOBER 2021

Podcast: An update on the MiFID Review

As the MiFID Review progresses at the UK and EU level, our financial services regulatory experts will be analysing the proposals. In the first of a series of podcasts, we take a look at what HM…

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Publications: 12 AUGUST 2021

MiFID Review timeline – the year ahead

A high-level timeline summarising key dates and expected publications for the EU and UK MiFID Review.

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Publications: 28 JULY 2021

HM treasury's proposals for wholesale market reform

On 1 July 2021, HM Treasury published a consultation paper for its Wholesale Markets Review. The areas considered by HM Treasury in the consultation overlap in certain aspects with those being…

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Publications: 11 JUNE 2021

The Financial Services Act 2021

The first step in shaping the UK's financial services regime post-Brexit.

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Expertise

Practices

Capital Requirements Regulation

Brexit

Financial Services Regulation

Sectors

Banks

Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1997