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Michelle Chasser

Fax +61.3.9205.2055

Ms. Chasser is a corporate and regulatory lawyer with a focus on the superannuation and financial services industries. Ms. Chasser advises clients on a range of issues including compliance with Australian regulatory and licensing requirements, financial services compliance issues and disclosure obligations.

Ms. Chasser's clients include superannuation fund trustees, banks, wholesale and retail fund managers, as well as financial service providers.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates Ms. Chasser was a lawyer at a boutique commercial and financial services law firm.

  • Advising superannuation fund trustees on governance and regulatory requirements.
  • Reviewing and drafting disclosure documents such as Product Disclosure Statements and Financial Services Guides for Australian Financial Services Licensees including superannuation fund and financial advice entities.
  • Advising on superannuation compliance issues associated with limited recourse borrowing arrangements.
  • Reviewing marketing material, client on boarding processes and website of a start-up FinTech business.
  • Assisting with Australian Financial Services Licence and Australian Credit Licence applications and variations for peer to peer lenders, robo advisers, financial planners, corporate advisory firms, corporate and retail money remitters, over the counter derivatives, capital raising firms, wholesale and retail managed investment schemes and incidental custodian and investment managers.
  • Advising on how the client money provisions of the Corporations Act apply to non-traditional financial services businesses.
  • Advising on the Australian Financial Services Licence financial requirements of different financial services models.
  • Advising on privacy compliance and regulation, and updating policies to comply with the Australian Privacy Principles.