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Vinod in 60 seconds

Vinod advises fund managers and other financial institutions on corporate, commercial and regulatory issues facing their businesses. He specialises in funds management and general corporate law.

Vinod specialises in regulated and unregulated corporate transactions, funds management and financial services regulation. Vinod also provides general corporate advice on matters such as Corporations Act, ASX and regulatory compliance, corporate governance and disclosure.

Vinod's experience includes:

  • advising on a range of listed and unlisted funds, inbound and outbound investment and complex investment products including expertise in superannuation funds
  • foreign financial institutions establishing businesses in Australia
  • assisting clients to establish wholesale and retail funds (managed investment schemes and trusts). Assisting clients to apply for, vary, and administer Australian Financial Services Licences and Australian Credit Licences
  • advising trustees and responsible entities on governance, financial and operational requirements. Developing, implementing and reviewing compliance and risk management policies and procedures
  • advising on trust restructures and schemes, mergers and acquisitions of funds, fund investments and divestments
  • advising on financial services regulations including the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (Cth) and related regulations
  • launching new financial products including preparing information memoranda, product disclosure statements and advising on disclosure obligations generally, including under the ASX Listing Rules.

 

Qualifications

  • LLB (University of Technology, Sydney)
    BSc (Applied Physics) (University of Technology, Sydney)


Vinod's Recent Insights

The Monthly Wrap Up – April 2017

  • 03 May 2017

ASIC updates FAQs on fees and costs disclosureOn 27 April 2017 ASIC updated its FAQs on fees and costs disclosure. The updates are to questions 9 to 13, which concern disclosure of performance fees...

ASIC releases guide on risk management systems – how will responsible entities be impacted?

  • 10 Apr 2017

On 27 March 2017 ASIC released Regulatory Guide 259: Risk management systems of responsible entities (RG 259). RG 259 provides guidance for responsible entities (REs) on how to comply with their AF...

Beware ASIC acts on licensing exemption compliance failures

  • 24 Mar 2017

Earlier this week the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) accepted an enforceable undertaking (EU) from three related foreign financial services providers (FFSPs), which include...

THE WRAP - DECEMBER 2016

  • 13 Dec 2016

In this specially-themed edition of The Wrap we consider how innovation as a concept is driving different initiatives in the financial services industry. Innovation has become a commonly ...