Tim is an expert financial services and managed investments lawyer. He has extensive experience in all areas of funds management and financial services law, including structuring and establishing unregulated, unregistered and registered managed investment schemes, advising on Australian financial services (AFS) licensing requirements and assisting clients to obtain or vary an AFS licence.
Tim advises fund managers, financial planners and other AFS licensees on compliance with regulatory requirements including AFS licence obligations and FOFA. He assists with preparing or reviewing disclosure documents, financial services guides, statements of advice, authorised representative agreements and investment management agreements.
He also advises listed funds and financial service providers on listing rule compliance and advises on acquisitions and disposals of funds management and financial services businesses.
Tim acts for a variety of wholesale and retail fund managers, including equities funds, hedge funds, property trusts, timeshare schemes, income funds, serviced strata schemes and agribusiness schemes. His other financial services clients include insurers, stockbrokers, foreign exchange and derivative traders and financial planners.
Tim co-authored the third edition of ‘A Practical Guide to Managed Investments’, published by Law Book Company, and regularly lectures on financial services regulation and compliance with the Corporations Act.