EU and UK Sanctions: Key Rules and Compliance Strategies for Financial Institutions with Sven Bates, Of Counsel at Baker McKenzie.
Sven Bates is Of Counsel for International Trade at Baker McKenzie. He has spent the majority of his career at the Firm's London office, focusing on international trade compliance and anti-bribery. He has also practiced in Amsterdam and has previously worked for the European Commission and the Shadow Attorney General.
Sven has extensive experience in particular in the financial services sector, and has undertaken secondments at a Tier 1 UK bank and the Lloyd's insurance market. As part of his practice, Sven has represented a number of international clients on wide ranging compliance advisory matters concerning lending, trade finance, corporate and retail banking, investment banking, insurance, M&A and re-organisations. Sven is ranked as a UK rising star in the Legal 500 and routinely speaks at compliance conferences hosted by the Financial Conduct Authority, the National Crime Agency and the London Institute of Banking and Finance.