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Claire Cummings, Partner, Financial Services

Claire Cummings, Partner, Financial Services, Fieldfisher

I practice financial services law with a focus on regulatory issues, cryptocurrencies and tokens, trading and brokerage documentation and advising both existing and start-up funds and fund managers.

I have over 20 years’ experience in financial services and founded Cummings Law following a career in acting for funds, fund managers, brokers and distributors and has spent time as in-house counsel, director and compliance officer of a CTA advising on a wide range of transactions.

My work includes advising on FCA, AIFMD, MiFID II and EMIR issues, advising on cyptocurrencies, token issues/ICOs, setting up funds and drafting fund documentation, acting for brokers, negotiating derivative documentation, setting up fund managers and drafting shareholder and limited liability partnership agreements.