Michael advises on legal, compliance and regulatory requirements affecting financial services businesses. His practice areas include funds management, platforms, superannuation, IDPSs, managed accounts, payments, derivatives, conflicted remuneration and financial services generally. Michael has previously worked in senior in-house roles across large national and multi-national financial services businesses, including major fund managers and platform providers.
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What are design and distribution product governance arrangements?12 Jan 2022
With the recent commencement of the design and distribution regime, product issuers were required to comply with the new requirements by 5 October 2021. The design and distribution obligations (DDO) regime introduces a new approach…
Update – Recent developments in Open Banking – the Consumer Data Right08 Jun 2021
Please find our update on Open Banking below, along with details of recent developments and upcoming changes. “Open Banking” is the application of the Consumer Data Right (CDR) in the banking sector and involves the…
Design and Distribution Obligations – deferred but not forgotten. What do you need to do to prepare for the DDO regime?23 Jul 2020
The design and distribution obligations (DDO) may have been deferred for six months, but they’re not going away. Product issuers and distributors still need to prepare for the commencement of this regime – now set…