Asia-Pacific Australia Financial Services Regulation
- Jonathan GordonAshurst
- Katherine ForrestKing & Wood Mallesons
- Luke HastingsHerbert Smith Freehills
- Michael VrisakisHerbert Smith Freehills
- Narelle SmytheAshurst
- Andrea BeattyPiper Alderman
- Andrew GalvinHWL Ebsworth Lawyers
- Bill FuggleBaker McKenzie
- Corey McHattanAshurst
- Jason DenisenkoAllen & Overy LLP
- Kate Jackson-MaynesKing & Wood Mallesons
- Matthew DaleyClayton Utz
- Nicholas MavrakisAshurst
- Nikki BentleyEY Law
1AllensFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 1 |Allens is regularly sought out by major banks, wealth managers and other financial institutions for advice on a range of regulatory matters in connection with superannuation and investment funds. The team frequently provides advice on regulatory compliance and the structural and governance changes required as a result of significant mergers and acquisitions in the financial services industry. The firm additionally provides back-end assistance to clients facing regulatory investigations.
- AshurstFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 1
- Herbert Smith FreehillsFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 1
- King & Wood MallesonsFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 1
2Corrs Chambers WestgarthFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 2 |Corrs Chambers Westgarth is renowned for its investment funds and superannuation capabilities, advising on regulatory matters arising from transactional work in this industry, as well as such issues as anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism finance obligations and remediation. The group is actively involved in the financial services industry through participation in peak industry associations and is active on behalf of foreign clients navigating the Australian regulatory landscape. Clients include PayPal, NAB and Bank of America. 2Gilbert + TobinFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 2 |Gilbert + Tobin maintains a highly regarded regulatory dispute resolution team with a strong following among financial services clients. The team also actively advises on front-end regulatory matters, with noteworthy capability in the regulation of new fintech products, including licensing for new financial products and digital payment systems. The firm's key clients include major banks, accounting firms, asset management companies and other financial services participants, such as Westpac, Deloitte and Visa Worldwide.
- Clayton UtzFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 2
- MinterEllisonFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 2
3K&L GatesFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 3 |K&L Gates is well regarded for its expertise in the regulatory requirements governing banks, fund managers and fintech developers. It is known for its work advising on new and emerging fintech platforms and their introduction into the Australian market. The firm is also noted for its client following in the funds space. Clients benefit from the team's ability to draw on its international network and experience advising on responses to ASIC and APRA investigations. Notable clients include Honda Australia, EML Payments and Binance.
- Allen & Overy LLPFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 3
- Baker McKenzieFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 3
- Norton Rose FulbrightFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 3
4GadensFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 4 |Gadens is noted for its well-regarded practice in financial services regulation law. The team often acts for substantial financial services companies, including major banks, in relation to investigations and proceedings from regulatory bodies such as ASIC and APRA, as well as being engaged by those bodies to assist on such investigations. It provides clients with further advice regarding licensing and regulatory compliance. The firm's notable clients include Volkswagen Financial Services and ANZ. 4Hall & WilcoxFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 4 |Hall & Wilcox is recognised for its well-established team, advising a clientele that consists of asset managers, superannuation funds and other financial institutions. The firm is frequently called upon to assist on a variety of financial services regulation matters, including establishment of operations, licensing issues and compliance with regulatory regimes. Hall & Wilcox is also active in emerging areas, such as fintech. Its notable clients include Asia Pacific Capital and Aon.
- Hamilton LockeFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 4
- HWL Ebsworth LawyersFinancial Services Regulation2023 | Band 4