Clyde & Co hires new partner to head Regulatory & Investigations practice in the Middle East

Global law firm Clyde & Co has today announced the appointment of Matthew Shanahan as Partner in its global Regulatory & Investigations practice. Matthew will be based in Dubai and will head up the practice across the Middle East.



Matthew is a financial services and regulation expert with over 10 years’ experience in the Middle East. He joins from Baker McKenzie where he was a Financial Services and Regulation Partner and brings over 10 years of direct experience at regulators, having worked for three years at the UK Financial Services Authority (now FCA) and seven years at the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA).

Matthew specialises in advisory and contentious financial services regulation, advising banks, securities firms, other financial institutions and public sector bodies on all aspects of financial services regulation, including market abuse, fintech, anti-money laundering and financial crime. He also advises clients on managing regulatory investigations and enforcement actions, internal investigations, crisis management, commercial disputes, corruption, bribery, and data protection matters.

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