Christopher Bates

Partner at Clifford Chance LLP

Christopher Bates

Christopher Bates

Partner at Clifford Chance LLP

Biography

Christopher Bates
Title
Partner
Office
Clifford Chance, London | View map
Practice
Derivatives, Banking & finance
Sector
Banks
Publications
213
Experience and career history

Chris Bates leads our financial regulation practice in London and advises banks, securities firms and other financial institutions on issues associated with the regulatory response to the financial crisis, the impact of the EU single market programme, financial services regulation and regulatory capital, as well as advising on securities and derivatives transactions and mergers and acquisitions in the financial sector.

Chris is an active participant in industry committees and working groups on regulatory issues, including as a member of the council and executive board of the International Regulatory Strategy Group advising the City of London and TheCityUK. He was a member of the European Securities Market Expert Group advising the European Commission from 2006 to 2009.

Christ Church, Oxford (MA Law) 1978
Columbia University, New York (LLM) 1979
Joined Clifford Chance 1980
Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 1982
Based in Hong Kong 1983-1988
Partner since 1987

Speaks Spanish

Publications

US OTC derivatives reforms – Impact on UK and other non-US asset managers - first update
Financial services regulation, Wealth management & private banking, Exchange traded funds, Banks, Financial services & markets, International, Private equity, Hedge funds, Exchange traded funds, Derivatives, UCITS III, 40 Act funds and other listed funds, Private banking, Private funds, Hedge funds, Clearing, settlement & transaction services
27 November 2012
Client Briefing
International Regulatory Update 19-23 November 2012
Hedge funds, Financial services regulation, Exchange traded funds, Wealth management & private banking, Financial services & markets, Banks, Private funds, Clearing, settlement & transaction services, International
26 November 2012
Newsletter
BCBS-IOSCO consultation on margin requirements for uncleared derivatives
Hedge funds, Financial services regulation, Exchange traded funds, Wealth management & private banking, Banks, Private funds, Clearing, settlement & transaction services, International
21 November 2012
Client Briefing

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Client Work

Clifford Chance advises RHJ International on acquisition of Kleinwort Benson Private Bank
United Kingdom, Reg enforcement & white collar
26 October 2009
Client Work

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Number of Awards

1

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Partner at Clifford Chance LLP
Education
LLM
Class of 1979

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

Career History
Partner
1980 - Current

Clifford Chance LLP provides legal services. It provides services in areas such as banking & finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, litigation and dispute resolution, real estate & tax, pensions and employment. The firm's clients include the technology, real estate, automobiles, beverages, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, media, telecommunications and energy and transportation markets. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in London, UK

Boards & Committees
Member, Executive Board
Current
Member, Regulatory Law Committee
Tenure Unconfirmed
Awards & Honors
1982
Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales
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