Our clients include

  • authorised deposit-taking institutions such as credit unions, building societies and domestic and foreign banks,
  • public superannuation funds
  • funds managers
  • financial planners
  • private health insurers
  • general insurers

  • finance companies
  • equipment lessors and consumer rental businesses
  • brokers
  • industry associations
  • member-based organisations
  • other corporates who provide services to the financial services sector.

We specialise in corporate and commercial law, contracts and regulatory compliance. We provide our clients with confidence to manage regulatory risks through guidance, insight, advice and training.

We provide compliance outsourcing services and regulatory compliance support to in-house counsel, company secretaries, senior managers, risk officers and compliance managers.

We offer fixed fee quotes for projects or a monthly retainer fee for compliance support.


We help businesses with:

  • advice on contracts and business transactions
  • contract drafting
  • corporate and business mergers and acquisitions and restructuring (including due diligence and stamp duty issues)
  • advising boards on corporate governance issues – director duties and responsibilities, conflicts of interest and risk management
  • drafting and updating Constitutions
  • obtaining licences, including Australian Credit Licences and an Australian Financial Services Licences (AFSL)
  • varying licence conditions
  • regulator liaison and communication
  • disclosure documents
  • distribution and referral agreements
  • marketing sign-offs
  • assistance with resolving disputes
  • specialist project work for mergers, capital raising, governance and compliance needs
  • training programs.
  • compliance reviews and independent expert reports (including FSR, consumer credit, privacy, AML/CTF and competition and consumer law).
  • advice on software and technology licensing

We also provide a range of fixed price products.

You can buy our Responsible Managers’ Manual or policies and checklists or watch our videos here.

 

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We understand you need a cost-effective way to keep up to date with regulatory changes

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Our Philosophy

We believe in sharing our knowledge to explain the context for law and regulations, to help clients better understand changes and to make our advice and information helpful and usable.

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Our Practice Areas

Our practice areas include Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Banking and Finance, Compliance and Risk Management, and Intellectual Property and Technology.

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What we don’t do

We do not do Litigation, Conveyancing, Mortgage processing, Wills and Estates, Debt Recovery or Family Law. But we can refer you to reliable people who do practice in those areas.