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Editorial board update: Richard Burger
The Journal of Financial Regulation & Compliance would like to welcome Richard Burger to the Editorial Board of the journal. Richard is a Senior Solicitor who joined the Regulatory Team of Mills & Reeve Solicitors in the UK in 2005.
Richard has particular expertise in Financial Regulation and Financial Crime having previously worked as a lawyer in the Enforcement Division of the Financial Services Authority (FSA). He has experience of the Market Abuse regime and the FSA's statutory powers of investigation. He has also appeared as an advocate before the FSA's Regulatory Decisions Committee.
Since, leaving the FSA he has advised clients on FSA compliance issues, including: authorisation applications; drafting anti-money laundering, anti-fraud and market abuse policies and procedures; perimeter enquiries and financial promotion issues. He has also represented an approved person under investigation by his employer for market abuse/insider dealing.
Richard has experience in the following areas of practice:
criminal investigations and proceedings undertaken by the Serious Fraud Office, HM Revenue and Customs, and Department of Trade and Industry;
representing healthcare regulatory bodies to include the General Medical Council and the General Dental Council;
private prosecutions on behalf of a local authority and regulatory bodies; and
ancillary civil litigation including contested confiscation, directors' disqualification and judicial review proceedings.
Richard has given several external lectures on the Market Abuse regime, FSA enforcement investigations, the Corporate Manslaughter Act and directors' responsibilities in criminal proceedings.
Richard is a Member of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL) and the Securities and Investments Institute.