About Us

We work collaboratively with our clients to build strong, sustainable relationships. Our team is committed to delivering consistent high standards of service, and we understand the importance of accessibility. Working with us, you'll enjoy open communication, meaning well scoped, properly resourced and effectively managed matters.

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Latest Case

Providing strategic advice on expansion structures November 16, 2018

Founded in Bondi Beach in 2012, Bailey Nelson has rapidly grown into a global eyewear retailer and service provider with boutiques in Australia, London, Canada and New Zealand. The strong demand for their products and … Continued

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Maddocks advises one of the world’s largest duty free companies on Australian market entry January 23, 2019

Law firm Maddocks has advised global duty free company Lotte Duty Free Singapore Pte Ltd, on the aquisition of Australian duty free company JR Duty Free. Under the deal, Lotte Duty Free aquired 100% of … Continued

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Bully no more – Fair Work Commission’s jurisdiction to hear Council anti-bullying application confirmed January 31, 2019

The Fair Work Commission has confirmed a Victorian local council is a ‘constitutionally-covered business’ and thus falls within the stop bullying jurisdiction of the Commission. The decision will have implications for larger Victorian councils regarding … Continued

Funds Management

Our dedicated, specialised Funds Management team advises on a full range of issues reflecting the managed fund lifecycle, including:

  • Australian Financial Services (AFS) licensing
  • fund establishment – wholesale funds and retail funds
  • compliance
  • investment structures
  • divestment strategies
  • termination.

Our client funds range from responsible entities of managed funds, trustees of wholesale funds, and custodians.

How can we help?

Our services include:

Funds Management

  • Establishment of wholesale and retail managed funds, registration and licencing of responsible entities, advice concerning regulation of managed funds
  • Preparation and review of information memoranda and product disclosure statements, advice in relation to regulatory issues, liaising with ASIC.

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Restructure and re-organisation of managed funds; mergers, acquisitions and disposals
  • Asset divestment, responsible entity replacement, refinancing of managed funds and advice concerning financially distressed managed funds.

Licencing and Regulatory

  • Issue and variation of Australian Financial Services Licences
  • Dispute resolution, regulatory issues, breach notices and inquiries initiated by ASIC.

Disclosure Documents

  • Preparing and reviewing information memoranda and product disclosure statements and advising on compliance with disclosure requirements generally and member reporting.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  • Strategic advice on initiation and defence of proceedings in the funds management and superannuation sphere; general conduct and stewardship of proceedings.

Corporate Governance

  • Advice in relation to corporate governance issues, conflicts of interests and duty, delegations, codes of conduct and meeting protocols
  • Risk management and advice concerning regulatory issues arising with the regulator, ASIC.

Our dedicated, specialised Funds Management team advises on a full range of issues reflecting the managed fund lifecycle, including:

  • Australian Financial Services (AFS) licensing
  • fund establishment – wholesale funds and retail funds
  • compliance
  • investment structures
  • divestment strategies
  • termination.

Our client funds range from responsible entities of managed funds, trustees of wholesale funds, and custodians.

How can we help?

Our services include:

Funds Management

  • Establishment of wholesale and retail managed funds, registration and licencing of responsible entities, advice concerning regulation of managed funds
  • Preparation and review of information memoranda and product disclosure statements, advice in relation to regulatory issues, liaising with ASIC.

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Restructure and re-organisation of managed funds; mergers, acquisitions and disposals
  • Asset divestment, responsible entity replacement, refinancing of managed funds and advice concerning financially distressed managed funds.

Licencing and Regulatory

  • Issue and variation of Australian Financial Services Licences
  • Dispute resolution, regulatory issues, breach notices and inquiries initiated by ASIC.

Disclosure Documents

  • Preparing and reviewing information memoranda and product disclosure statements and advising on compliance with disclosure requirements generally and member reporting.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  • Strategic advice on initiation and defence of proceedings in the funds management and superannuation sphere; general conduct and stewardship of proceedings.

Corporate Governance

  • Advice in relation to corporate governance issues, conflicts of interests and duty, delegations, codes of conduct and meeting protocols
  • Risk management and advice concerning regulatory issues arising with the regulator, ASIC.