Co-Chair of Global Financial Regulatory Practice
William Hallatt, co-chair of Gibson Dunn’s Global Financial Regulatory group and head of the Asia-Pacific Financial Regulatory practice, provides contentious and advisory support to the world’s leading financial institutions. His clients include global investment banks, wholesale and retail banks, hedge funds, private wealth managers, investment managers, insurers, crypto exchanges and major fintech firms.
Mr. Hallatt is a leading expert on culture, conduct and governance, having worked with regulatory bodies including the Financial Stability Board (FSB) on recent reforms in this area. He has also led the industry response on a number of the most significant regulatory change issues in recent years, working closely with senior figures from major regulators, together with leading industry associations, including ASIFMA and AIMA. He has extensive experience in handling both internal and external regulatory investigations, in particular high-stakes enforcement matters brought by key financial services regulators such as the HKMA and the SFC.