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


Legal insights

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

ASIC is calling for submissions to a proposed pathway for crypto-assets to be underlying products for exchange traded products, listed investment trusts and listed investment companies.

05 July 2021

From 18 June 2021, certain amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act and Rules will come into force, streamlining the previous due diligence obligations and...

18 June 2021

Temporary measures introduced by the Federal Government to allow company officers to sign documents electronically under s127 of the Corporations Act are about to expire.

19 March 2021

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