Herbert Smith Freehills
Natalie Curtis is a financial services regulatory partner at Herbert Smith Freehills. She advises financial institutions and fintech clients on both contentious and non-contentious regulatory and compliance matters in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong. Natalie’s extensive non-contentious experience includes advising on banking and securities regulation, AML/CFT (including targeted financial sanctions) regulation, asset management, organised markets, financial services and payment services licensing, data protection/banking secrecy, cybersecurity, operational resilience, senior management accountability, culture & conduct, corporate governance, M&A involving regulated entities, digital/virtual banks, virtual asset/crypto regulation and licensing, cross-border marketing, investment suitability, investor classification, and the cross-border and local impact of regulatory change and development. Natalie's contentious experience includes advising clients on internal and regulatory investigations and enforcement in relation to breaches of AML/CFT regulation, investment research, market misconduct, conflicts of interest, employee conduct issues, systems and controls breaches, cyber-related incidents, IPO sponsorship conduct, misleading financial advice fees and mis-selling investment products.