Sean is a specialist compliance consultant and corporate lawyer with extensive experience in advising on legal and compliance issues relating to the Corporations Act with a particular focus on managed investments and financial services. Sean as a partner headed the financial services practice of a national law firm for 14 years before resigning in July 2015.
Sean has acted for many managed investment and financial service clients including public companies, discretionary fund managers, wholesale fund managers, income and finance funds with over $10 billion under management, property trusts (listed and unlisted), hedge and equity funds, strata title and timeshare schemes, and various agri-businesses including wine, almonds, olives, cotton, cashews, timber, poultry, sugar, water and grain. In the past 14 years, Sean has been involved in over 200 prospectuses, product disclosure statements, information memorandums and other offer documents as well as various AFSL applications and variations.
He provides advice to a variety of listed companies and managed investment schemes addressing particular projects, capital and fundraising, listings and product offerings.
Sean regularly lectures and runs workshops in the area of Corporations Act compliance and financial services and has published numerous papers and articles. Sean also co-authored a book titled A Practical Guide to Managed Investments published by the Law Book Company (now in its third edition).