Christopher Dearie

Chris Dearie's practice focuses on financial services law and regulation. He works with asset managers, banks, and domestic and international investment funds on a wide range of regulatory issues.

Chris has a particular interest in the regulation of asset managers and investment funds and has advised on the application of domestic and European law and regulation, including MiFID, the FCA's Handbook of Rules and Guidance, and the UCITS and Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directives. He regularly advises on the structuring, formation, regulation, and marketing of onshore and offshore collective investment and joint venture vehicles, including partnerships, unit trusts, and open and closed-ended investment companies. In addition, he has advised on the spin-out of a number of management and advisory businesses from major investment banks. [1]