Michael Mavromatis

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Michael advises on legal, compliance and regulatory requirements affecting various financial services businesses. Michael comes from senior in-house roles across large national and multi-national financial services providers, including major fund managers and platform providers. Michael’s practice areas include funds management, platforms, superannuation, IDPSs, managed accounts and financial services generally.  Michael has been a legal professional since 2001 and joined the firm in 2020.

Admitted to Practice

2001

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Funds management
  • Platforms
  • Superannuation
  • Managed accounts
  • Custody and administration
  • Regulatory reporting obligations for financial services providers
  • Outsourcing arrangements
  • General commercial

Career Achievements

  • Directly involved in all stages of the design and development of managed accounts solutions across a number of platforms, including advising on the structuring of those products and all required legal agreements
  • Frequent liaison with regulators, securities exchanges and financial services industry groups, IDPSs, managed accounts and financial services generally
  • Member of the Australian management committee for a foreign financial services provider
  • Implementation of fund manager rebates and rebate frameworks
  • Advising responsible entities, investment managers, platform operators and trustees of superannuation funds on their legal and regulatory obligations

Qualifications

  • Masters in Law (Corporate and Commercial Law)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons) with major in Business Law
  • Bachelor of Commerce, with double major in Economics & Finance
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance and Investment

Favourite Quote

“Sometimes you have to create a vision, a path for a vision.  It may not be apparent, and you may have to forge it yourself.  And that will be the way to move your life forward.”  — Herbie Hancock

My Thoughts

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12 Mar 20

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