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Charles is a regulatory and financial crime specialist who has worked for the Financial Conduct Authority (Enforcement and Financial Crime Division). Charles is experienced in defending complex financial markets and white-collar crime cases.

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Charles acts for institutions and individuals providing regulatory advice on financial markets cases including working for banks in their capacity as arranger/underwriter. His practice covers insider dealing, market abuse, money laundering, bribery and corruption, sanctions and securities litigation. He is one of the firm´s MLROs.

Charles was previously part of the FCA Enforcement and Financial Crime Division working on investigations into financial institutions, including banks, inter-dealer brokers and hedge funds. At the FCA he liaised closely with foreign regulators and prosecutors such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the US Department of Justice, and the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin).

Charles is dual-qualified as a Rechtsanwalt (German lawyer), and speaks fluent German and Serbian/Croatian.

Experience
  • Acted for Panagiotis Koutsogiannis before the FCA´s Regulatory Decisions Committee regarding Libor manipulation allegations. The case was dismissed by the RDC.
  • Acted for the above regarding a complaint against the FCA before the Financial Regulators Complaints Commissioner, which was upheld.
  • Acted for Ryan Reich in Serious Fraud Office criminal proceedings in relation to Libor manipulation allegations. The client was acquitted at Southwark Crown Court.
  • Advised on an investigation by the National Crime Agency into potential sanctions breaches.
  • Provided regulatory and anti-money laundering advice to Joint Lead Managers on an IPO.
  • Advising on an investigation by the National Crime Agency into bribery allegations in the oil and gas industry.
  • Advising UK individuals in relation to German criminal investigations and tax proceedings.
  • Provided advice in relation to market abuse proceedings involving Portuguese Treasuries.
  • Acted for individuals in the Euribor and FX benchmark investigations.
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