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Nayeem Syed

Assistant General Counsel at Thomson Reuters

Nayeem Syed


Nayeem Syed is an Assistant General Counsel at Thomson Reuters qualified as a US attorney and UK solicitor.  His recent focus has been on regulation and related FinTech and legal tech solutions, with particular attention to automation of legal and regulatory risk scoring, utilizing knowledge reasoning, machine learning, text analytics, and blockchain technologies.  Nayeem has an LLM in International Business Law and an MBA from London Business School.

He has strong experience advising across a range of media and technology issues (he previously worked at Barclays, Google, Viacom and Time Warner) supporting innovation teams, where he was involved in defining legal and compliance risk strategy, transaction structuring, international outsourcing, and managing global regulatory compliance and authorisation projects.