Executive Director | FSOEY
Steven Francis is an Executive Director and Solicitor at EY’s FSO legal practice. He advises on complex regulatory problems, in particular those requiring negotiations with UK and overseas regulatory bodies. Steven is hugely experienced in acting for banks, payments schemes, technology firm (FinTech businesses) and those providing services to FS regulated entities. He was formerly a partner at the international law firms Baker & McKenzie and DLA Piper working in their financial services regulatory practices in London. Steven also held positions at the Financial Services Authority as a Head of one of the teams in their Wholesale Enforcement Division, worked in house at a major energy and commodities trading firm assisting them with the coming into force of MiFID and worked for the Japanese Securities firm Nomura, as a ¥ - bond trader.