Gabriel Lakeman

  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
Profile Experience

Gabriel Lakeman is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Emerging Companies Fintech Practice and the Fintech Industry Group.

Mr. Lakeman has experience advising central banks, broker-dealers, investment and private banks, market infrastructure providers, and investment managers on a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border regulatory issues, with particular experience with the FCA's CASS and Conduct of Business Rules, MAR, MiFID II, and the PRIIPs Regulation. Recently, Mr. Lakeman has been assisting a number of leading global firms implement significant multi-jurisdictional regulatory change projects, in addition to advising on a variety of fintech matters and ICO transactions.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Lakeman practiced in the London office of a global law firm. During this time, Mr. Lakeman completed secondments at two leading global investment banks.

Mr. Lakeman's recent experience includes:
  • Leading a MiFID II implementation project for a global investment bank
  • Advising clients on the structuring and regulatory treatment of ICO transactions
  • Advising clients on the application of UK licensing and regulatory requirements to complex cross-border transactions and structures
  • Advising clients on their obligations under the FCA’s Conduct of Business Rules
  • Advising clients on their obligations under the EU Market Abuse Regulation
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