Eve Ellis

Partner

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  • Legal Practice Course, with distinction, College of Law, Guildford
  • LLB, Southampton University

Qualifications

  • England and Wales, Solicitor, 2004
  • Named a Private Funds: Regulatory Expert by Who’s Who Legal (2018)

Eve Ellis

Partner

Eve Ellis is a partner in Ropes & Gray’s asset management group specialising in financial services regulation.

Eve provides advice across a broad range of regulatory matters and has done so for around 15 years. She has been highlighted in Chambers UK as a leading attorney and described as “very client-oriented and very solutions-oriented.” Eve also has an in-depth understanding of fund formation matters, allowing her to provide regulatory advice in context.

Eve regularly advises on issues relating to:

  • the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive;
  • fund structuring;
  • the marketing of financial products;
  • whether FCA authorisation is required;
  • anti-money laundering and proceeds of crime legislation;
  • the establishment of regulated businesses in the UK;
  • change of control applications in the context of M&A and re-structuring transactions;
  • the interpretation of the FCA rules, including in relation to client money, outsourcing, anti-money laundering, capital requirements, controllers, remuneration, approved persons and authorisation requirements.

Publications

  • Legal Practice Course, with distinction, College of Law, Guildford
  • LLB, Southampton University
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