MATT FEEHILY’S primary focus is advising UK, EU and U.S. asset managers in relation to UK and EU financial services regulatory issues, including under AIFMD, MiFID II, the Short Selling Regulation (SSR), and MAR. Matt also advises the firm’s FinTech clients, particularly companies that are actively engaged in the cryptocurrency and digital assets space.
Matt is a member of Sidley’s cross-practice sustainable finance and ESG working group and is regularly called to advise upon the evolving sustainable finance landscape in the EU and UK.
More generally, Matt covers UK and EU financial services legislation affecting a variety of financial institutions, including banks, insurance companies and payment institutions. Matt is experienced in dealing with issues arising under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, the rules of the UK Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), transactional regulatory matters, compliance issues and anti-money laundering rules.