Dale Rayner

Dale Rayner

Dale’s practice focuses on asset and structured finance, financial regulation and derivatives. Prior to joining KWM, Dale worked for international law firms in Sydney, London and Hong Kong and in derivatives legal at Societe Generale in Hong Kong and London. He also worked in Asset and Structured Finance in the front office at HSBC in Hong Kong for many years.

Dale is listed in AFR’s Best Lawyers 2021 for Structured Finance Law, Banking and Finance Law, Debt Capital Markets Law, Financial Institutions Law, Regulatory Practice, Equipment Finance, Derivatives and Asset Finance Law. He is also ranked in Chambers for Asset Finance and Leasing.

He was also AFR's Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" for Financial Institutions in 2018 and for Derivatives in 2021.

Professional Memberships

  • Banking and Financial Services Law Association
  • Aviation Working Group (AWG) on Cape Town Convention implementation
  • Fellow UNCITRAL coordination committee for Australia (For Working Group VI - Model Secured Transactions Law)
  • Walrus Committee on Banking Law. 

AFR Best Lawyers: Lawyer of the Year - Financial Institutions

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Legal insights

In early 2021, the requirement to transition all GBP LIBOR loans to risk-free rates (“RFRs”) by 31 December 2021 seemed an almost impossible prospect.

24 September 2021

The Federal Government has just passed the Treasury Laws Amendment Bill 2021 to facilitate the electronic execution of documents under s127 of the Corporations Act 2001.

11 August 2021

In the next month or so the hearing of the appeal in what has become known as the “Willis” Case will be heard before the High Court of Australia.

05 August 2021

Very shortly, the U.S.-based Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC) will make its much-anticipated formal recommendation of forward-looking term Secured Overnight Financing Rates (Term SOFR)...

27 July 2021

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