Tony Dhar is a funds and financial services law specialist. He has extensive experience acting for leading Australian and global fund managers, institutions and government bodies.
Tony advises a broad range of industry participants including issuers and distributors of retail wealth management products, institutional and government funds, trustee companies, debt and notes issuers and listed investment companies. He also advises prudentially regulated businesses such as superannuation trustees, insurers and specialised financial institutions.
25 years in practice, his transactional expertise spans fund formation, investments and restructures, A-REIT listings, capital raisings, demutualisations and business sales and transfers.
He provides strategic advice on product development, fund structuring and investments, regulatory and governance matters, responsible entity and trustee duties. He also regularly advises clients on disclosure, financial services licensing and exemptions, member approval processes, deed interpretation and amendment, anti-money laundering and statutory approvals under FIRB, Financial Sector Shareholding and Insurance Act requirements.
His clients include such leading organisations as Australian United Investment Company, Capital International, Goldman Sachs & Partners Australia, Hertz, Interactive Data, Lazard, MyState Financial, Neuberger Berman, Southern Finance, and The Trust Company.
Tony has worked as an international lawyer in Singapore, and is a regular speaker and author on Corporations Act and funds management topics.