Second-to-none legal advice on financial markets regulation
Clients acknowledge the need for strong external legal advice to respond to the elevated importance of regulation and value of compliance and turn to King & Wood Mallesons. Regulation – and helping our clients navigate it – is in our DNA. We not only help you overcome regulatory change; we help build the financial infrastructure within which the market operates.
As our client, you work with a law firm at the forefront of Australian and international developments in financial markets regulation. We have informed the change process and worked closely with clients, government, regulators and industry bodies to shape regulation that supports a highly competitive and robust market.
We also have the experience, knowledge and substance it takes to back our position on critical issues. And the financial services regulation capability of our global network allows us to undertake comparative law analysis and navigate the complex global landscape.
The legal advice we offer on financial markets regulation, includes:
- Anti-Money Laundering, Counter-Terrorism Financing & Sanctions
- Basel III, Regulatory Capital & Prudential Standards
- Credit & Privacy
- Derivatives Reform
- Financial Product Advice
- Life Insurance
- Payment Platforms & Products
- Regulatory Investigations
- Tax & Superannuation.
Our experience includes advising each of the major banks in Australia, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), government investment funds and major buy-side institutions on their response to the global derivative law reforms. We have also helped all the major Australian banks and other financial companies develop products that meet the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s (APRA) Basel III Prudential Standards.
Ranked Band 1 – Chambers Asia Pacific, 2021
Ranked Tier 1 – Legal 500, 2021