Michael Sholem Partner

Michael specialises in advising banks, fund managers and financial technology firms in relation to financial regulatory issues.

Michael's practice focuses on the supervision and regulation of banks, investment firms, payment institutions and asset managers, including in connection with new authorisations, changes of control, corporate governance, financial benchmarks, ESG regulation and regulatory investigations.

His practice has also included advising non-financial groups on the impact of new regulation, with a particular focus on market infrastructure and financial technology. He also has extensive experience advising clients on developments in European Union laws and Brexit issues and has a particular interest in ESG and cryptocurrency.

Michael is a frequent speaker at conferences, including at the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation, the Financial Services Forum, the European Fraud and Compliance Lawyers Association and the European Leveraged Finance Association.