David Blair

Profession

Principal, Legal Alternative

Biography

Prior to his current role at Legal Alternative, David was head of Financial Regulation at Osborne Clarke. He advises on all aspects of non-contentious financial services regulation, and provides practical advice on how to manage the impact of regulation on businesses. His experience includes: advising on the distribution, marketing and promotion of financial products and services; conducting operational systems reviews; advising on practical compliance with conduct of business requirements and prudential standards; as well as providing structural advice on deals in the regulated sector.

David advises several start-up and more established crowd funding operators such as Funding Circle and is an adviser to the industry body, Crowdfunding UK. He also follows European developments in crowd funding and sits on the Creative Industries CI Factor Advisory Board.

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