Derek focuses on mergers and acquisitions, floats and other equity fundraising and financial services law, with a particular emphasis on funds management.
Derek is co-author of the 'Managed Investments' chapter in the LexisNexis Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents. He has written many papers and articles on Financial Services Regulation.
A previous role with the Australian Securities & Investments Commission gives him in-depth knowledge of ASIC policy and practice.
He has an active pro bono practice, with clients including the Starlight Foundation, and is a founding member of the firm's Charity Committee. He has also undertaken various management roles with the firm.
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