Michelle Kirschner Partner
Michelle advises a broad range of financial institutions, including asset managers, investment banks, corporate finance houses, hedge fund managers, private equity firms and private wealth managers at the most senior level, advising them on regulatory “hot topics” such as regulation of senior management, corporate governance structures and conduct risk.
Michelle has extensive experience in advising clients on areas such as systems and controls, market abuse, conduct of business and regulatory change management, including MiFID II, MAR and Senior Managers & Certification Regime. Following the EU referendum, Michelle has spent considerable time advising regulated clients in relation to their options for conducting business in / into the EU following Brexit.
Michelle has particular experience in contentious regulatory matters, including acting as a section 166 skilled person under the Financial Services and Markets Act. She has also conducted internal investigations, in particular reviews of corporate governance and systems and controls in the context of EU and UK regulatory requirements and expectations.