Annotated FSMA 2000

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Commentary

Annotated FSMA 2000 provides active links to material supporting all selected selections of the fully updated Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. It also provides expert commentary on the individual sections written by an author team under the general editorship of Michael Blair, QC.

List of contributing authors:

Dr A Karim Aldohni, Lecturer in Law, Newcastle Law School

Dr Janice Dean

Dr Janice Dean is an expert in Company Law, Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility issues.In her freelance work she is excited about adding value to organisationsthrough the development of compliance and CSR programmes that will enhance performance and reputation. Dr Dean’s PhD brought together political, social, economic and legal perspectives on the duties of company directors and proposed a better way forward. The thesis was adapted into a book which won a Cavendish Book Prize. At the University of Warwick Dr Dean was instrumental in development of a new LL.M (Masters) course in International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, for which she devised the core module and delivered new courses on CSR and Corporate Law and Economic Activity in Europe. As co-convener of the BA Law and Business Studies degree at Warwick, Dr Dean improved co-ordination between departments to demonstrate the links between commercial law and management practice. Having enthused many students at the start of legal and business careers about the positive contributions companies, and they as individuals, can make to the economy and society, she is now using her knowledge directly as a consultant to business.

Julian Burling [MA, LLB (Cantab) Barrister]

Julian is Counsel to Lloyd's and has been a legal adviser to the Corporation of Lloyd's in various capacities since 1985, having previously been in private practice at the commercial bar.

Stephen Makin

Stephen qualified as a solicitor in 1984, initially working in private practice and then in local government. In early 1990 he joined Norwich and Peterborough Building Society and became Chief Solicitor and Head of Legal Services in 1994. In that role he was responsible for advising the Society on a wide range of matters including the law relating to building societies, financial services, retail banking and consumer credit. Stephen also served as a member of the Building Societies Association Legal Advisory Panel, the Council of Mortgage Lenders Legal Panel and the Council for Licensed Conveyancers. In 2008, Stephen joined the Financial Services Authority before joining Marrache & Co, an international legal practice, at its London office. Stephen now advises clients on a range of financial regulatory matters. Stephen is also an editor of Goode's Consumer Credit Law and Practice.


Adam Samuel

Adam is a London-based independent compliance consultant, lawyer and writer. Originally qualified as a barrister and an attorney, he has an LLM in Banking Law, the Advanced Financial Planning Certificate and the Mortgage Advisers Qualification. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Adam wrote Consumer Complaints and Compensation, the only major book on financial services complaint handling. He has acted as the Independent Adjudicator in most of the Institute of Financial Planning's Disciplinary cases. He also decides disputes about domain names and the internet for the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and was previously the second PIA Ombudsman before which he was an Insurance Ombudsman's Assistant.

Dr Dalvinder Singh, Professor of Law, Warwick School of Law

Dr Dalvinder Singh, Professor of Law, Warwick University; Senior Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London; Managing Editor of the Journal of Banking Regulation (Palgrave Macmillan) and Financial Regulation, International (Informa Law); Editorial Advisory Board Member, Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance (Emerald).

Jane Welch

Jane Welch is a Visiting Fellow in European Financial Services Law at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law in London.

She has spent most of her career dealing with regulation of financial services. She was head of the Legal Advice Unit at the UK Securities and Investments Board , and later became the first Head of European Law at the UK Financial Services Authority.

From 2006-2010 , Jane Welch served t as one of four experts on EU financial services law advising the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament.