Firm also honored as finalists in the International Arbitration and CSR categories.
Nicola Higgs is a partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins and Global Co-Chair of the firm's Financial Institutions Industry Group. Ms. Higgs specializes in financial services regulatory advice and has vast experience advising financial institutions and market infrastructure providers on a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border regulatory issues.
Ms. Higgs advises global investment banks, corporate finance houses, fund managers, insurers, stockbrokers, market infrastructure, and data services providers on a variety of legal and regulatory risk management matters, with particular expertise in the FCA’s Conduct of Business Rules, European regulatory developments, such as MiFID II, PRIIPs KID Regulation, and the EU Benchmark Regulation, and contested enforcement actions.
Ms. Higgs has developed a formidable reputation advising global investment firms on the sale of complex derivative products to professional and retail investors, including cross-border issues.
Ms. Higgs also has a strong track record in advising private banks and wealth managers on their regulatory obligations.