Etay Katz appointed to FCA Innovation Advisory Group

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    Ashurst's Digital Assets practice lead and co-chair of the Bank Industry sector at the firm, Etay is an experienced financial regulatory lawyer, specialising in FinTech transformation, with a particular focus on capital markets, payments and financial market infrastructure. He has established himself as a leading authority in the digital assets transformation of global financial markets, advising on a number of significant mandates, including the launch of a ground breaking multi asset class digital platform by Goldman Sachs GS-DAPTM and supporting leading trade associations, including AFME and ISLA, on significant DLT-related policy formulations.

    Commenting on his appointment Etay said:

    "I am thrilled to be joining the FCA's new Innovation Advisory Group and look forward to working with my fellow panel members to identify the opportunities to foster and facilitate innovation in financial services. I am committed to driving innovation within the financial services industry and am excited to bring my expertise and experience to bear to help the FCA deliver on its ambitions."

    The role of the Innovation Advisory Group is to share views on issues and opportunities for innovation in financial services, suggest topical matters to be explored through initiatives such as TechSprints and Spotlights and to deepen engagement with the industry on innovation.

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