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Susann Altkemper

Susann Altkemper

Of Counsel

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages German, English, French

Susann is Of Counsel in the Financial Services team.  She has over 8 years private practice experience, advising financial institutions and corporates on a range of regulatory and commercial matters, including with regard to their MiFID II projects, on cross-border issues, client asset rules, product design/governance, outsourcing matters, insider dealing/market abuse, and AML compliance.

Susann also spent 7 years working in-house as consultant for Euroclear, a Central Securities Depository, where she gained an in-depth knowledge of and advised on supervisory, regulatory and strategic matters affecting financial market infrastructure and other players in the market. 

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  • 2003 – Admitted to the Role of Solicitors of England & Wales
  • 2001 – Second State Examination in Law, University of Hamburg, and admission to the Hanseatische Rechtsanwaltskammer, Hamburg
  • 1998 – LLM in Banking and Finance Law, Queen Mary & Westfield College, London
  • 1997 – First State Examination in Law, University of Hamburg, Hamburg
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FCA ac­cel­er­ates di­git­al sand­box pi­lot to sup­port firms...
18 May 20
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The FCA re­leased a state­ment set­ting out its pro­pos­al to ac­cel­er­ate the di­git­al sand­box pi­lot in or­der to en­hance reg­u­lat­ory sup­port for in­nov­at­ive firms amidst the Cov­id-19 pan­dem­ic. The FCA states that...
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14 May 20
European Com­mis­sion post­pones the entry in­to force of CSDR set­tle­ment...
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17 Apr 20
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30 Mar 20
ESMA and FCA cla­ri­fy su­per­vis­ory ap­proach on SFTR back­load­ing re­quire­ments...
This in­form­a­tion is cor­rect as of 11.30am on 30 March 2020 and will not be main­tained. The European Se­cur­it­ies Mar­kets Au­thor­ity (“ESMA”) has cla­ri­fied its po­s­i­tion on the re­quire­ments for ‘back­load­ing’...
26 Mar 20
ESMA and FCA is­sue state­ments con­cern­ing reg­u­lat­ory for­bear­ance for...
Cor­rect as of 12pm on 23 March. This art­icle is not be­ing main­tained. On 18 March 2020, the European Se­cur­it­ies and Mar­kets Au­thor­ity (“ESMA”) pub­lished a state­ment about  reg­u­lat­ory for­bear­ance...
17 Mar 20
Bank of England's Dis­cus­sion Pa­per on Cent­ral Bank Di­git­al Cur­rency
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On 4 Feb­ru­ary, ESMA pub­lished its fi­nal re­port (the “ESMA’s Re­port”) with new draft reg­u­lat­ory tech­nic­al stand­ards on the post­pone­ment of the date of entry in­to force of Com­mis­sion Del­eg­ated Reg­u­la­tion...
23 Dec 19
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On 19 Decem­ber 2019, the European Com­mis­sion (the Com­mis­sion) pub­lished a con­sulta­tion doc­u­ment seek­ing views on the EU reg­u­lat­ory frame­work for cryptoassets. Oth­er top­ic­al areas dis­cussed in­clude the...