Paula is a financial services lawyer with specialist expertise in managed funds. She has extensive experience in the Australian funds industry and has been named in the Asia Top 500 lawyers list. Her experience includes advising responsible entities, investment managers, investment banks, custodians, administrators, financial advisors and other key stakeholders in the funds industry.
Paula advises on a full range of matters, including funds establishment and offerings (both Australian and offshore and wholesale and retail offerings), investment management, outsourcing arrangements, operations, custody, distribution, fund rationalisation and closures, Australian financial services licensing matters, regulatory and compliance issues, interactions with ASIC and general corporate and commercial law matters.
Advising responsible entities, fund managers, and other financial services participants on regulatory issues.
Offshore financial institutions
Advice to numerous offshore financial institutions enabling their products and services to be offered in Australia.
Retail and wholesale product offerings
Advising a range of professional responsible entity service providers on their retail and wholesale product offerings covering many asset classes (including equities, fixed income, property, carbon and infrastructure).