Karl is an experienced, entrepreneurial lawyer specialising in Commercial, Corporate, Technology, Fintech and Financial Services. He has wide experience as a General Counsel with a highly commercial outlook and extensive Regulatory and Compliance experience.
- Corporate – has led on a range of corporate matters incl. funding rounds, divestments, MBOs and M&A. Assists start and scale ups become investment ready.
- Commercial Contracts – experienced across a variety of heavyweight commercial agreements from strategic procurement to distribution, collaboration and creation and monetisation of IP.
- Fintech – fintech general counsel. Experience across the fintech ecosystem including digitisation, payments, blockchain, crowdfunding,
- Tech/TMT specialising in IT/IP incl. licensing and disputes and telecommunications. Particular expertise in digital rights and distribution (Film, TV, Music, Games), UGC, e and m commerce and regulatory matters, Global Outsourcing incl. ‘cloud’ (PAAS, IAAS, SAAS).
- Regulatory/Compliance – substantial experience advising upon and implementing a variety of compliance and ethics programmes, including anti-bribery, anti money laundering. Significant expertise in data protection/privacy incl. development of global privacy programmes; compliance aspects associated with telecoms, FS (incl. FCA Rulebook) and advertising.
- Financial Services and Insurance – substantial international, product development, and distribution experience, including advising upon the FCA Handbook and perimeter issues.
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