Respected for his pragmatic, commercial approach, Julian advises a diverse range of clients across the Australian financial services landscape on financial services and corporate law.
His financial services practice involves advising financial market participants on the full financial services lifecycle. Julian counsels new participants on fund structuring and management options, regulatory requirements traversing AFS licensing, AML & CTF requirements, and managed investments law. He also advises on alternative and disruptive financial services businesses, including online foreign exchanges, internal markets and management rights schemes.
Julian’s corporate practice involves advising on capital raising and disclosures, restructures, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and directors’ duties, and trusts, corporations and securities law. Julian is head of the Maddocks Corporate & Commercial practice group.
Super deal: Maddocks advises Equity Trustees on superannuation fund acquisition
Maddocks has advised leading independent specialist trustee company on acquisition of Zurich Australian Superannuation
Maddocks acts on major mining acquisition
Maddocks has advised Consolidated Mining & Civil Pty Ltd on its purchase of 100 percent of Benagerie Gold Pty Ltd
SMSFs and related party borrowings: ATO clarifies scope of non-arm’s length income rules
Non-arm’s length income rules for SMSFs is a hot topic, particularly limited recourse borrowing from related parties.
Can an attorney sign a Binding Death Benefit Nomination on behalf of an SMSF member?
Court decision has wide implications for participants in the SMSF industry.