Richard is an Associate in Capital Markets at Linklaters focusing on derivatives and structured products. He is a member of the FMLC Working Group on DLT Governing Law and Jurisdiction. He is also a CFA charterholder. Richard has considerable experience in advising clients across the fintech ecosystem particularly in relation to clearing and settlement systems, broker-dealers, investment banks on cutting-edge platforms and more recently in the token offerings space. Select experience includes advising: a consortium of financial institutions on the development of a DLT-based payment and settlement system; various FinTech start-ups as to token offerings, including legal characterisation and regulatory treatment; a leading exchange in the design and implementation of a commodities platform; a world-wide payment system on its settlement arrangements; and a consortium of clearing members on various aspects of OTC clearing arrangements. Richard was seconded to the Financial Markets Law Committee at the Bank of England as Legal Assistant. Prior to joining Linklaters, he was an Analyst and sales-trader at Barclays Capital.