Kate Jackson-Maynes

Kate Jackson-Maynes

Kate Jackson-Maynes is a Partner in the Sydney office of King & Wood Mallesons practicing primarily in retail financial services, anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing and payments law.

Her experience in retail financial services includes advising major financial institutions on financial services regulation and product development, electronic banking and payment systems, smart card, co-branded and other loyalty card schemes, privacy laws, consumer credit laws and anti-money laundering laws.

Kate has developed a very strong practice focussing almost exclusively on regulatory work, particularly across the retail and wholesale space.

In particular, she advises clients on:

Representative matters

  • New ways to develop products and expand client businesses within Australia including peer to peer lending, margin lending for SMSF and online platforms for the distribution of products
  • setting up electronic banking, payment systems and payment products including developing online portals for banks and brokers, online payment platforms (for banks, merchants and superannuation companies), cardless cash products, credit cards and pre-paid cards
  • Setting up white labelled products including credit cards, pre-paid cards, home loans and margin loans
  • The acquisition of financial services businesses both from a purchaser and vendor perspective
  • Financial services laws and how to deal with regulators in relation to these laws
  • Privacy laws including both the NPPs and Part IIIA and in particular how to manage compliance within a global group
  • Consumer credit laws including development of compliant products and advice on ongoing compliance with both the Code and responsible lending provisions
  • Sanctions and anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws including creating an effective compliance framework for sanctions and streamlining KYC procedures.

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Qualifications

  • 1996-2000: Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce, Murdoch University (WA)
  • Corporate Lawyer (secondee) Wealth Management Group, National Australia Bank, Melbourne
  • March 2006: Corporate Lawyer (Secondee) GE, Melbourne
  • January 2001 - December 2010: Senior Associate, Mallesons Stephen Jaques
  • January 2011: Partner, Mallesons Stephen Jaques
  • March 2012 to present: Partner, King & Wood Mallesons.

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