Michael Potts named Lawyer of the Week in The TimesJul 30, 2015
Michael Potts, managing partner at Byrne and Partners, has been named Lawyer of the Week in The Times. Michael recently advised the former JP Morgan Chase trader, Bruno Iksil, who will not be pursued by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) over allegations of misconduct in relation to $6.2 billion (£4 billion) of trading losses.
In the article Michael discusses the challenges of persuading the FCA and the regulatory decision committee that the media narrative surrounding Mr Iksil - the so-called "London Whale" - was wrong.
The full article is available to subscribers here: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/law/article4511772.ece