Christophe Boucherie Partner

Christophe’s practice focuses on UK/EU financial services and funds regulatory matters.
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Christophe has 20 years of international legal experience in corporate, financial services and investment management, gained through practice in multiple jurisdictions (France, Luxembourg, UK).

His expertise covers UK/EU financial services and funds regulatory matters, including advising asset management firms on licensing issues, product regulations and governance and cross-border distribution/marketing of investment funds (EU/UK/Asia).

His broad experience also includes advising on the creation, approval and launch of UK/EU retail investments funds, and some of the regulatory aspects of the restructuring of investment fund businesses. He also previously advised fund sponsors and management companies in their ad-hoc interactions with financial supervisory authorities in connection with product disclosure requirements and regulatory audits/investigations.

Prior to joining Stephenson Harwood, he spent over a decade in various senior in-house legal roles as Head of Legal, International Products & Global Fund registrations at a global asset management group and Head of Legal, Fund Services at a large investment bank. Before his in-house experience, he worked for several years as an associate in the investment management group of a magic circle law firm and the M&A/Private equity practice of a leading US law firm.

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Advising on all aspects of sustainable finance regulations, advising in particular financial institutions and investment managers with respect to their UK and EU sustainable investments.

Latest news & insights

17 Jun 2024

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All fingers and thumbs – protections against a "fat finger" moment

On 17 May 2024, the FCA published a Final Notice against CitiGroup Global Markets Limited ("Citi") in relation to the FCA's findings in relation to Citi's control fail..

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04 Jun 2024

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FCA Market Watch 79 - Is your market abuse surveillance model up to scratch and are your surveillance systems effective?

The FCA have recently published their Market Watch 79 focussing on failures of market abuse surveillance they have identified, and on their recent peer review of firms..

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19 Apr 2024

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Re-bundling payments for investment research

The FCA is consulting on proposals to change the rules on how buy-side firms in the UK purchase investment research – seeking to re-introduce an option by which firms ..

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28 Mar 2024

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The FCA's 2024/25 business plan – Some key takeaways for firms

The FCA's latest Business Plan for 2024-25 had just been published. They make a number of forward- looking "Commitments". We touch upon some of those plans and express..

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28 Mar 2024

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Two steps forward, one step back

A partial reversal of recent amendments to the financial promotion exemptions for High Net Worth Individuals and Self-Certified Sophisticated Investors came into force..

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15 Feb 2024

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FCA update on their work towards reducing and preventing financial crime

The FCA has provided a progress update on their work in their recent publication, "Reducing and preventing financial crime", and they look ahead to identify four areas..

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01 Feb 2024

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Christophe Boucherie joins Stephenson Harwood as partner

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has strengthened its corporate practice with the arrival of partner Christophe Boucherie, who joins the firm in London.

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