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Etay Katz



Etay Katz



Etay advises a wide range of financial services providers on the impact of both national and international regulatory regimes on their operations. He also advises on strategic corporate transactions such as mergers, acquisitions and equity listings involving regulated financial services entities. Etay advises on the regulation of both retail and wholesale financial products and services.

Etay is the author of a chapter in Oxford University Press' prominent publication Financial Services Law and is the General Editor of Oxford University Press' Financial Services Regulation in Europe. He has been recognised as a leading individual for regulatory advice by IFLR1000 and is regularly quoted in the press on regulatory matters.

News & insights

Publications: 20 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: what should banks and other financial institutions focus on?

The Covid-19  pandemic presents an unprecedented challenge and will affect all walks of life.  The quantum of the impact is hard to determine at this stage although based on preliminary assessment and considering the dramatic steps enacted so far by governments worldwide, it is expected to be severe.

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Publications: 17 DECEMBER 2019

Dramatic December Election - Consequences for Financial Services Regulation

As the UK processes the result of December's general election and the political drama that entailed, we reflect on what it means for financial institutions’ Brexit plans.

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Publications: 29 NOVEMBER 2019

UK Jurisdiction Taskforce: The LawTech Delivery Panel Legal statement on cryptoassets and smart contracts

The UK Jurisdiction Taskforce carried out a consultation earlier this year to identify the key questions that needed to be answered about English law's approach to cryptoassets and smart contracts. Following input from relevant stakeholders, including Allen & Overy, UKJT published its legal statement on the 18th November 2019.

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Publications: 31 JANUARY 2019

PRA Consultation Paper (CP)

Published on credit risk mitigation: the eligibility of financial collateral

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2000


LLB, Law, The University of Sheffield, 1997