Our Financial Services and Insurance Team has extensive corporate and regulatory knowledge in the insurance sector and we provide our clients with comprehensive and considered legal advice and guidance on the insurance regulatory framework and its impact on the business and provision of insurance.
We provide regulatory risk, governance, and compliance advice on financial services regulation including the FSR provisions under the Corporations Act and prudential regulation by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority under the Insurance Act including innovation and product development.
A number of our lawyers have completed Chartered Secretaries Australia’s Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance, the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ course and have postgraduate qualifications in management.
We also advise clients on a range of other regulatory and compliance risks and contingencies arising from professional practice in the health and private sectors.
Our strong and enduring relationships with leading financial service providers and day to day dealings with regulators, such as ASIC, ACCC, APRA, ASX, MDP, AFCA, ATO, AUSTRAC and Treasury, enables us to play an effective role in any advisory team.
Our financial services team also has substantial expertise in regulatory investigations and enforcement including internal investigations and audits, regulatory investigations and surveillance and associated complex litigation.