Helping you stay ahead of continual regulatory changes.
We advise Australian and foreign fund managers across all asset classes on how to stay ahead of changes in Australian financial services regulation, including the new corporate collective investment vehicle (CCIV), Early Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnership (ESVCLP) and Venture Capital Limited Partnership (VCLP) regimes. We are actively engaged with the Treasury's ongoing review of the managed investment scheme (MIS) laws and the Australian Law Reform Commission's reference on simplifying the financial services laws.
We're experts on all aspects of funds management and financial services regulation covering major investment vehicles and asset categories. Our advice extends to legal issues connected to investment vehicles, platforms and fund managers themselves.
Our team has experience advising on the full spectrum of arrangements for structured, alternative, listed and unlisted, domestic and cross border structures, products and platforms, including:
Advised on a range of matters, including the establishment of registered schemes.
Acted on the establishment of a Performance Bond Fund and related financing issues.
Advised entities in Macquarie Asset Management on a range of matters, including AMIT amendments to be made to the constitutions of their registered schemes.
Advised the Australian licenced PIMCO entities on a number of financial services regulatory matters and contractual negotiations.
Advised several US and UK regulated fund managers on registering with ASIC to obtain an exemption from holding an Australian financial services licence.
Treasury has released an exposure draft of its CRFD legislation for public comment. This is the next step towards introducing mandatory and standardised CRFD for medium and large listed and...
This short Q&A explains what is in the 12 January 2024 exposure draft legislation.
In August, the Commonwealth commenced formal consultation on its review of the regulatory framework governing Australian managed investment schemes (MISs).
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