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Leila Kamdem-Fotso

Partner - Banking

Leila is a Partner at Mazars within the UK Financial Services Consulting team.

She is an experienced consultant with over 15 years experience advising financial services firms on a wide spectrum of operational, regulatory and compliance matters. She has led the delivery of several assignments on behalf of regulators, including the Prudential Regulatory Authority, the European Commission and Her Majesty’s Treasury.

Leila is also a sustainable finance expert advising banks on the integration of ESG criteria into their business or investment decisions, for both the benefit of their future sustainability, and for the broader public interest. She supports financial institutions in responding to regulatory expectations, adhering to sustainability principles, and navigating the complex risks emerging from climate change. She has recently participated in several industry research projects on climate-related financial risks and responsible banking practices.

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Addressing the challenges of the new sustainable finance regulations

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As the world gears up for the transition to net-zero, the European Union is setting ambitious targets with respect to its own environmental footprint. For...

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How banks can demonstrate responsible banking during the pandemic

Perspectives

What is the purpose of a bank? Does it have a responsibility to society at large, over and above its duties to its shareholders, customers...

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How will COVID-19 affect the financial regulatory response to climate change?

Perspectives

At first glance, regulatory authorities appear to have deprioritised the issue of climate change. However, a closer look would suggest otherwise and climate change in...

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Brexit Watch #6: Seeing past the fog of uncertainty – How are the regulators responding?

Perspectives

The British political landscape has been unsettled and uncertain. Boris Johnson defeated Theresa May in July 2019 to become Prime Minister with his “do or...

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Climate change: the Bank of England’s commitments

Perspectives

In 2018, the Bank of England (the “BoE”) set up a project called “Future of Finance” aimed at anticipating the upcoming changes in financial services...

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Brexit Watch #5: Brexit Extension – How are the Regulators Reacting?

Perspectives

During a meeting of the Special European Council on the 10 April 2019, EU leaders agreed to a flexible Brexit extension until 31 October 2019,...

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