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Episode 50 — PE Views: Under New Reforms, Is the Customer Always Right?

July 14, 2023
Upcoming reforms will couple stricter regulation with greater consumer awareness, presenting significant new challenges to businesses and PE firms.

Consumer-facing companies face an increasingly complex UK regulatory landscape as multiple regulators place the spotlight on consumer rights and protections. A raft of new legislation focused on “good consumer outcomes” is set to impact businesses and PE sponsors, heightening enforcement and censure risks including fines, public sanctions, and consumer redress.

In this episode of Connected With Latham, London private equity partner David Walker speaks to London counsel Becky Critchley about the impact of forthcoming regimes, and how PE firms can meet a higher standard of compliance set by these financial services reforms.

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