Adam Eades

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Adam Eades
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Occupation Head of Regulatory and Legal Affairs, BATS Chi-X Europe
Employer BATS Global Markets
Location London
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Adam Eades is the head of regulatory and legal affairs for European exchange BATS Europe. He was hired in November 2011 and is based in London.[1][2]


Eades was general counsel for Henderson Global Investors until April 2011.[3] Prior to that, he worked for NYSE Euronext as European head of legal, responsible for regulatory issues related to the company's global derivatives business, NYSE Liffe. He was with Euronext from 2002 to 2007 as group head of legal, and with LIFFE for six years as director of market supervision and investigations, and later general counsel and company secretary.

Early in his career, Eades was a finance officer for Yorkshire Bank plc. He also worked for companies Turner Kenneth Brown and IMRO.


  • Law Society Finals; CPE, Law, Guildford College of Law (1989 – 1991)
  • Business Management Certificate, Business, Stoke Polytechnic (1985 – 1986)
  • 2:1, History and Politics, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1981 – 1984)


  1. BATS Europe Names Adam Eades Head of Regulatory and Legal Affairs (PDF). BATS Europe.
  2. BATS Europe names Eades as new legal head. Financial Times.
  3. Adam Eades. LinkedIn.