Jacob Ghanty is a partner at the firm’s London office, where he is a member of the Investment Management, Hedge Funds and Alternative Investments practice group. He concentrates his practice on financial services regulation, investment management, payment systems and services, FinTech, insurance/reinsurance and structured debt and capital markets. Mr. Ghanty advises clients on their regulatory strategy, on their dealings with regulators and on transactional matters.
Mr. Ghanty has been recognised for several years by the UK legal directories. He is listed in Chambers UK 2017 in band 1 for Financial Services: Payments Law (UK wide). Chambers describes Mr. Ghanty as“astute and insightful” and that he “has the rare gift of being able to get to the heart of a problem and to set out the issues elegantly and concisely.” In addition, Chambers recognises that Mr. Ghanty has “expertise in payment law within the context of broader experience advising banks and insurance companies on regulatory issues, ensuring a well-rounded offering”. Mr. Ghanty is also recommended by the Legal 500 UK 2016 for Financial Services (non-contentious, regulatory), which describes Mr. Ghanty as having “a clear understanding of the retail banking/payments environment”.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ghanty was a partner at an international law firm in London where he advised a broad range of clients including asset managers, insurers, banks, payment institutions, intermediaries and unregulated corporates, as well as individual members of senior management.
Mr. Ghanty has undertaken secondments previously with Fidelity Investments and with Legal & General.