Stuart Davis is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Financial Institutions and Financial Regulatory Practices and the FinTech Industry Group. Mr. Davis has a wide range of experience advising broker-dealers, investment, retail and private banks, technology companies, market infrastructure providers, investment managers, hedge funds, and private equity funds on complex regulatory challenges.
Mr. Davis has considerable experience advising clients on the domestic and cross-border regulatory aspects of cutting-edge FinTech initiatives, including technology innovations in market infrastructure, tokenization, trading, clearing and settlement, lending (including crowdfunding), payments, and regulatory surveillance.
Recently, Mr. Davis has advised a number of financial institutions on the impact of MAR and MiFID II on their businesses, and has assisted institutions on their FX remediation projects, market conduct issues, best execution compliance, CASS compliance, systems and controls, governance, regulatory reform, and the implications of Brexit for financial institutions.
Mr. Davis is recognized by the Legal 500 UK as a Next Generation Partner for FinTech, was named as a 2019 Rising Star by Law360 in its FinTech category and was honored by the Lawyer Magazine in the “Disruptors” section of its “Hot 100 2018,” an annual report identifying the UK’s “most daring, innovative and creative lawyers.”