Helping you understand your businesses’ regulatory and compliance responsibilities
Royds Withy King provides a full range of regulatory advice for banks and financial institutions and businesses of all sizes. We have strong relationships with major firms elsewhere in Europe, America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East through our Interleges network which supports our work for international corporations.
Banking and financial services
As well as providing day-to-day advice and assisting in the structuring of new products and services, we negotiate with legislators and regulators on matters affecting our clients. We advise on all aspects of the structure and operation of financial service businesses, including:
- authorisation, regulation and compliance
- alternative investments
- trading, clearing and settlement systems
- investment funds and products
- customer documentation
- disciplinary work and regulatory defence
Charities and trusts
The private client team at Royds Withy King does a considerable amount of work with charitable trusts and other trusts and is therefore used to dealing with the various regulatory (e.g. Charity Commission), compliance and corporate governance issues.
Our corporate and commercial lawyers help our commercial clients deal with the various registration, reporting and compliance requirements of Companies House, HMRC and the Office of Fair Trading.
Data Protection and Distance Selling
Our corporate and commercial lawyers have significant experience in advising businesses on compliance with Data Protection (the Information Commissioner) and other privacy issues. Further information is available in the marketing and advertising section – and our lawyers here are also experienced in work relating to Distance Selling, Advertising Standards and related consumer protection issues.
The commercial and dispute resolution solicitors working in the leisure sector and with pubs, restaurants and hotels are able to help clients with various licensing requirements.
Our work with various professional bodies brings us into contact with a variety of disciplinary and professional negligence issues.