Special Counsel

Geoffrey McCarthy

Geoffrey advises superannuation trustees, investment managers and financial services providers on all aspects of financial services business including regulatory compliance.

He draws on deep experience in the regulation of financial services, gained from decades of work in senior ASIC roles involving enforcement, regulation, policy and law reform.

He is recognised for his practical legal and strategic advice and expertise in successfully guiding complex projects.


Geoffrey’s expertise includes:

  • Managed funds including registered and unregistered managed investment schemes
  • Superannuation
  • Financial advice and other financial services
  • Regulatory expectations
  • Dealing with regulators and regulatory powers
  • Compliance standards

Professional Memberships / Accreditation & Activities

  • Australia Day Council Award in ASIC, 2019 – Contributing to the development and implementation of the Asia Region Funds Passport.





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