Financial services & superannuation
Funds management, superannuation and financial intermediation are growth industries in Australia and internationally. At the end of June 2015, superannuation assets totalled $2.0 trillion and, as a result, Australia’s funds management industry is one of the largest in the world. Financial services is also a highly-regulated area, and subject to constant legislative change, for which entities often require specialist legal expertise.
Our team's work in this area has included, assisting new and innovative financial services enterprises to navigate the legal and regulatory landscape. We cover all aspects, from applying for an Australian Financial Services Licence, to preparing disclosure documents and dealing with regulators.
We also guide our clients in the establishment of funds, the preparation of compliance plans and systems, the implementation of risk management systems and other regulatory requirements.