FRC appoints Barrett executive counsel
July 13, 2018

The UK's Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has reported this morning that it has appointed Elizabeth Barrett as Executive Counsel and Director of Enforcement from August 1. She will be a member of the FRC's Executive Committee.

Barrett will be responsible for leading the FRC's Enforcement Division and for decisions in relation to disciplinary proceedings involving auditors, accountants and actuaries.

The FRC adds that she spent 30 years at Slaughter and May, including 27 years as a partner and was the firm's Head of its Dispute Resolution Group between 2004 and 2008. She advised HM Treasury on a number of high-profile proceedings throughout the financial crisis and after, including the interventions in Northern Rock and Bradford & Bingley, as well as the administration of the Icelandic banks.





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The UK's Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has reported this morning that it has appointed Elizabeth Barrett as Executive Counsel and Director of Enforcement from August 1. She will be a member of the FRC's Executive Committee.

Barrett will be responsible for leading the FRC's Enforcement Division and for decisions in relation to disciplinary proceedings involving auditors, accountants and actuaries.

The FRC adds that she spent 30 years at Slaughter and May, including 27 years as a partner and was the firm's Head of its Dispute Resolution Group between 2004 and 2008. She advised HM Treasury on a number of high-profile proceedings throughout the financial crisis and after, including the interventions in Northern Rock and Bradford & Bingley, as well as the administration of the Icelandic banks.



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