Financial Regulation Partner, London
“I have 25 years’ knowledge of the financial services sector, with extensive experience of advising on regulation and securities laws both at a senior level in-house for leading investment banks and in private practice. I have particular skills in framing the vision and ensuring disciplined implementation of complex regulatory change.”
Education and qualifications
Pansy is a highly regarded financial regulation lawyer, who has been instrumental in assisting major investment banks implement regulatory change of huge complexity. She has led major change programs across many business areas and geographies.
Pansy has in-depth knowledge of the full range of financial services’ products, including equities sales and trading, prime brokerage, stock lending, synthetics, derivatives clearing (OTC), listed derivatives (trading and clearing), electronic trading, equity derivatives (OTC), fixed income derivatives (listed and OTC), FX, commodities, and investment research.
Pansy also has experience in advising financial services companies on restructurings to minimise compliance and regulatory capital burdens, on the design and distribution of new investment products, on regulatory investigations for compliance breaches, including for insider dealing and market misconduct, and drafting internal compliance procedures.
In her previous role before rejoining Linklaters in 2020, Pansy collaborated with the bank’s data science team to develop an artificial intelligence program that automated the review of a significant volume of executed agreements.
Pansy was based in Hong Kong between 1994 and 2006, both at the firm’s Hong Kong office and afterwards with a major investment bank.
Before rejoining Linklaters, Pansy was associate general counsel at JPMorgan Securities plc and, previously, was senior counsel with another major global investment bank.
Among many projects on which she has led, Pansy assisted investment banks implement:
- the transition from the Libor regime across all lines of business
- procedures to implement the Market Abuse Directive/Market Abuse Resolution
- the client assets rules assessment and redocumentation of intra-group outsourcing arrangements
Pansy has been heavily involved in promoting community and diversity initiatives, including heading a maternity champion program, being a parenting and family pillar sponsor for a women’s network, and co-leading a legal department mentoring program, as well as sitting on a charitable contributions committee.
Pansy has contributed to industry and trade bodies, including working with various groups at the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), participating on working groups at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), working with the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), and serving as a Committee member of the Financial Markets Law Commission.