Benjamin Maconick

Managing Associate, London


Ben is a Managing Associate in our financial regulation group. Ben is experienced in advising banks, asset managers, financial market infrastructures and other financial institutions on non-contentious financial regulatory and compliance matters. Ben has particular expertise and interest in sustainable finance, MiFID II, Brexit, licensing and fintech, both from a UK and EU perspective. Recently, Ben has been advising clients on their implementation of SFDR, DORA, UK and EU MiFID reforms, the EU Taxonomy, CSRD, UK TCFD reporting and UK SDR. His experience has also included secondments to our Singapore financial regulation team, a credit-focussed investment manager and a leading investment bank.

Work highlights

Ben's work highlights include advising:

  • Leading global asset managers, wealth managers and banks: Advising on implementation of the EU and UK sustainable finance regulations, including advice on categorisation and design of products, disclosures, internal policies and governance.
  • Global investment banks: Advising on the implementation of, and ongoing compliance with, MiFID II, including in areas such as transparency, transaction reporting and investor protection.
  • Investment banks and asset managers: Advising on the impact of Brexit, implementation of related business restructurings and compliance with divergent UK and EU rules.
  • A consortium of financial institutions: Advising on the establishment, structuring and regulatory characterisation of a global distributed ledger based payments system.