Henriika  Hara

Henriika Hara

  • Senior Associate

Henriika is a senior associate in the Financial Services & Markets Department, having joined Travers Smith in 2017. Henriika specialises in financial services law and regulation and acts for asset managers, hedge funds, private equity houses and pension fund trustees.

Henriika advises on regulatory change projects impacted by existing regulation such as the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) and Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), upcoming regulation such as the Investment Firms Regulation and Directive which establish a new EU regulatory capital regime for MiFID firms, and the proposed new EU Cross-border Distribution of Collective Investment Funds Directive amending AIFMD and conduct matters for FCA approved persons.

She also advises on anti-money laundering compliance and MLD4 and MLD5, new firm authorisation projects, change of control matters with the FCA, and preparation for Brexit.