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City Week 2021 (21-23 June)

Your firm for financial services

Welcome to City Week – and welcome to Freshfields.

We are a global law firm with a long-standing track record of successfully supporting the world's leading financial institutions on their ground-breaking and business-critical mandates.

Our recent work touches on the biggest issues facing the sector, including Brexit, COVID-19, digital disruption and sustainable finance. We also advise on major transactions, along with regulatory and internal investigations and litigation concerning issues such as market conduct, financial crime, data security and operational resilience.

You can find our latest thinking on these and other matters concerning the sector on this page. Don't hesitate to get in touch for further information.


Nexi´s acquisition of Nets created Europe´s largest PayTech firm considering the volume. This is the incarnation of a global trend seeing the formation of increasingly accessible online payment platforms.
Cyrus Pocha, Partner



Global data risk report:

Personal data has become a critical source of value – and regulatory risk – for businesses.

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We’ve seen the competition regulators turn their attention to data and I can see financial regulators across the world doing the same in 2021, especially regarding access to data sets, and what institutions are actually doing with data (and if they have customer permission to do what they want). Data ethics is something regulators will expect firms to get a grip on.
Claire Harrop, Senior Associate


The sustainability regulatory horizon

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