Expert Forum: Market Manipulation and Disruptive Trading Enforcement


This Cornerstone Research conference featured a panel of lawyers and economists discussing challenges and benefits of the UK’s current market abuse regime.

This expert forum, hosted by Cornerstone Research, featured lawyers and economists in conversation about the challenges and benefits of the current market abuse regime in the United Kingdom.

Panellists focused on market manipulation and disruptive trading actions, with particular emphasis on the enforcement climate that global financial institutions and trading entities currently face. The discussion featured insights from recent enforcement actions, differences in approach across the Atlantic, and challenges that trading firms and their legal counsel must address. The speakers also considered the role of documentary versus economic evidence in past and future actions.


  • London

Ronnie Barnes

Vice President

  • Washington | London

Greg Leonard

Senior Vice President

Terrence Hendershott

Professor and Willis H. Booth Chair in Banking and Finance,
Haas School of Business,
University of California, Berkeley

Additional Speakers

Greg Brandman
Partner, Eversheds Sutherland
Laura Durrant
Partner, White & Case LLP
Matt Fitzwater
Managing Director and Global Head of Litigation, Investigations and Enforcement, Barclays