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Jake Pidcock

T: +44 20 7809 2283 Email Jake | Vcard Office: London

Jake Pidcock Partner

Contact details

Jake Pidcock

Jake Pidcock
Partner

T: +44 20 7809 2283 Email Jake | Vcard Office: London

Jake is a partner in our regulatory team in London. He joined Stephenson Harwood after 14 years working as a lawyer at the FSA/FCA. 
  • Profile

At the FCA he covered, at various times, markets infrastructure; listing, prospectus and disclosure issues; CASS; AIFMD; and UCITSD. He was deeply involved in the response to the 2007/8 financial crisis and in preparing and operating the FCA’s new competition powers.

Jake's experience includes:

Markets infrastructure: new exchange applications, MiFID waivers relating to dark pools, The Investment Exchanges and Clearing Houses Act 2006, negotiation and implementation of EMIR.

Listing, Prospectus, Disclosure: daily advice on non-routine applications, numerous changes to Listing Rules, high profile cases including Prudential enforcement action and “minded to refuse” decisions on investor interest grounds.

Financial crisis: deeply involved in the aftermath of the failure of Northern Rock including drafting and deployment of powers in the Banking (Special Provisions) Act 2008 in relation to Northern Rock and subsequent bank failures. He also worked closely with HM Treasury and Bank of England to develop the Banking Act 2009.

Competition: establishing FCA’s competition function including developing FCA’s guidance on the use of its Competition Act and Enterprise Act powers and on the FCA’s first enforcement case under the CA98.

Funds: working closely with HM Treasury on Brexit planning for AIFMD, UCITSD and other funds dossiers.

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