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Tamara Cizeika

Counsel

London

Cizeika Tamara
Tamara Cizeika

Counsel

London

Tamara is a counsel in the Financial Services Regulatory group. She specialises in regulatory issues in the financial services industry, advising firms on UK and EU regulatory requirements and drafting and negotiating UK and international agreements. She is an active contributor to industry issues, publishing an independent report in 2011 for a UK industry body on the Retail Distribution Review (RDR), and writing a 2013 white paper for the Investment Association on outsourcing and the “too big to fail” problem. She does extensive work with the Investment Association, AIMA and the Depositary and Trustee Association (DATA), and regularly conducts training sessions and industry seminars on key topics in both the asset/fund management and depositary sectors.

Tamara sits on a number of industry working groups, including groups on ESG, MiFID II, Brexit, product governance, and costs/charges. She is a member of a joint Investment Association and DATA working group on restructuring the way UK fund managers deal with subscription and redemption proceeds. She is also a member of the EU Regulation Standing Committee (formed by the IRSG for the City of London and CityUK), as well as its Global Regulatory Coherence Committee.

Tamara began her career at a regulator, working for the general counsel of the financial services regulator in Australia.


News & insights

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Publications: 07 DECEMBER 2020

ESG and SFDR regulatory developments for funds and asset managers

The European Commission and other bodies continue to press ahead with an ambitious Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) sustainability agenda, with a number of further initiatives in the…

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New ESG changes to MiFID II, AIFMD and the UCITS Directive - what fund and asset managers need to know

Publications: 18 NOVEMBER 2020

New ESG changes to MiFID II, AIFMD and the UCITS Directive - what fund and asset managers need to know

As a further step in the roll out of its green agenda, the European Commission is shortly expected to finalise certain ESG related changes to MiFID II, AIFMD and the UCITS Directive. These will…

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Publications: 16 OCTOBER 2020

New ESG disclosure regulation (SFDR) - what private banks, wealth managers and advisers need to know

Sustainable investing and ESG are rising to the top of the agenda in the financial services industry, with a vast array of new industry bodies and initiatives both in the EU and globally. New…

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Publications: 15 OCTOBER 2020

New ESG changes to MiFID II - what private banks, wealth managers and advisers need to know

As a further step in the roll out of its green agenda, the European Commission is shortly expected to finalise certain ESG related changes to MiFID II. This will contain various requirements,…

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales: 15/02/05

Academic

Bachelor of Laws, UWA First Class Honours