Kieren is a Senior Associate in the national Corporate team, specialising in corporate transactions, corporate governance, regulatory compliance and financial services.
Kieren has worked on a significant number of corporate transactions in a range of industries, including financial services, information technology, mining and resources, food and beverage, medical services, aged care and charitable services. He has expertise in all elements of the transaction process, from the management of due diligence, the negotiation and drafting of transaction documents and the management of completion.
Kieren has expertise advising on corporate governance issues for entities of all types, in particular in relation to the conduct of general meetings, directors’ duties, continuous disclosure, remuneration initiatives (including executive incentive schemes) and the management of shareholder activism.
Kieren also regularly provides regulatory compliance advice in relation to corporations legislation, the requirements of regulatory bodies such as ASIC and APRA, and the ASX listing rules. In providing this advice, Kieren is able to draw on his accounting and commercial background to ensure clients are provided with a clear path forward in response their legal issues.
Kieren has significant experience in financial services law, and assists clients to manage compliance with the complex financial services legal regime, particularly in respect to the operation of managed investment schemes. Kieren also regularly assists clients to obtain and vary Australian financial services licences.
“Kieren worked closely with us ensure that the sale of [our company] was completed in a short space of time and in a manner that protected our interests.
This was a significant deal for [our company] and its shareholders, but Kieren showed a high level of expertise and knowledge in guiding us through each step of the process.”
Client Testimony: Software Company – Chief Technical Officer