Our intention for this publication is to remind a global readership of a handful of key issues which will shape the year ahead for UK real estate. Our aim is to present local insight with a global mindset. You may not agree with all of the issues we have chosen, or our take on them, but I hope this publication offers a starting point for some positive conversations with colleagues, counterparties and advisers in the year ahead.
As part of Year in Review, Year to Come series, our global fintech team has contributed to a global fintech Year in Review and Year to Come. In this publication teams from 12 countries have summarised legal and commercial developments in the fintech space for 2018 and looked forward in predicting likely themes in 2019.
From MiFID II to operational resilience, LIBOR reform to individual accountability, read our report to refresh yourself about what else has been keeping regulators and market participants busy and take a glimpse of what we expect to come in 2019.
Linklaters has been named Law Firm of the Year at the Risk Awards, in recognition of the crucial role the firm has played in advising all parts of the industry on navigating through new and complex regulatory and political issues affecting the global derivatives market.
Linklaters is piloting a new development programme to support talented BAME staff in advancing their careers and to help the firm understand and overcome any barriers to progression. As part of Linklaters’ Diversity & Inclusion efforts, the programme is designed to help identify how differences can be harnessed to drive transformational inclusive culture change.