Berwin Leighton Paisner

Our Litigation and Corporate Risk department has over 200 specialist lawyers across Europe, the Middle East, Russia and Asia who help prevent, mitigate and manage risks that arise in every aspect of banking, insurance and asset management. 

Clients across the financial sector rely on BLP to help alleviate the pressure created by increased regulation and litigation. Members of our team have been on over 30 secondments to clients and regulatory bodies and we advised over 400 financial institutions last year.

BLP deliver in-person, forward-looking and direct recommendations – we never sit on the fence. The result is a highly responsive, joined-up, commercial approach that leads to clear solutions – depressurising our clients’ work. 


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Financial Regulation: Emerging Themes in 2016 The Age of Accountability?

Company:Berwin Leighton Paisner

We understand that keeping abreast of the latest regulatory developments can be burdensome. To help, our team of financial regulation experts have produced a publication including over 30 practical articles, to help you understand the most important regulatory developments for 2016 and how the changes... view abstract

Category: MiFiD | Published: 03 February 2016 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 9

Emerging Themes 2015 Another turbulent year for financial regulation

Company:Berwin Leighton Paisner

2015 is set to be another turbulent year for the financial services industry, especially for those working in UK banks. Few would disagree that there needs to be a significant improvement in banking standards or that bankers should be remunerated in a way that incentivises good behaviour and does... view abstract

Category: Compliance | Published: 12 March 2015 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 5

Legal Risk Benchmarking Survey: Results and Analysis

Company:Berwin Leighton Paisner

In 2003 the Basle Capital Accord set the challenge to Financial Institutions: to create systems and controls that will contribute to the management of ‘the legal aspects of operational risk’ (legal risk). But although Financial Services dominate this area, legal risk is an issue across all sectors... view abstract

Category: Operational Risk | Published: 12 February 2015 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 10

The Legal Risk Challenge Widens

Company:Berwin Leighton Paisner

In-house counsels tasked with managing legal risk have interesting times ahead. The new European Banking Authority rules may strain resources, and force a review of legal-risk categories and risk models.

Category: Compliance | Published: 22 January 2015 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 7

Managing legal risk effectively

Company:Berwin Leighton Paisner

Managing legal risks from the perspective of general counsel are reviewed. Supporting lawyers in making risk decisions, escalating issues and integrating with the risk management frameworks and risk culture of the broader business is a new point of focus for corporates and financial institutions.

Category: Corporate Structures | Published: 25 November 2014 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 9

Emerging themes 2013: A clean sweep for financial regulation?

Company:Berwin Leighton Paisner

Regulatory compliance and risk management continue to be a mounting concern for the financial sector. Set against a backdrop of increasingly aggressive financial services regulation, this white paper provides a series of short topical articles discussing key areas of focus.

Category: Compliance | Published: 26 February 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 6