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

Latest News

Special counsel joins Maddocks in Canberra January 16, 2020

Thursday 16 January 2020 Veena Bedekar has joined Maddocks as a special counsel in the firm’s Canberra office. Veena joined Maddocks this week and will work with the Maddocks Probity and Property teams. She joins … Continued

Latest Article

Too much of the (Apple) pie? – Screen-time apps and misuse of market power January 16, 2020

Apple’s ‘screen-time’ functionality (and similar apps released by other developers) have changed the way we engage with our screens, allowing users to monitor how long they spend every day checking emails, messaging and their use … 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.