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Chapman Tripp

23 ALBERT STREET, PO BOX 2206, AUCKLAND 1140, NEW ZEALAND
Tel:
Work +64 9 357 9000
Fax:
Fax +64 9 357 9099
DX:
DX 89 AUCKLAND
Email:
Web:
www.chapmantripp.com
Chapman Tripp, Tim Williams, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND

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Tim Williams

Tel:
Work +64 9 358 9840
Email:
Chapman Tripp

Work Department

Investment Funds

Position

Partner

Career

Tim has led Chapman Tripp’s investment funds practice for over 20 years and also leads our broader Financial Services Regulation practice.  He is a recognised market leader in this practice area.  Tim’s reputation is based on his successful development of innovative investment products and being at the forefront of regulatory changes.  These include: advising on the conversion of clients’ investment funds businesses to the FMCA, advising clients on their DIMS licensing and compliance, being the lead advisor on the establishment of six KiwiSaver products, and helping develop the term and cash PIE products for the NZ banking market.

Member

Tim is a former Chairman of the NZ Markets Disciplinary Tribunal Appeal Panel, was a member of the NZ Markets Disciplinary Tribunal for nine years and is currently the director of three New Zealand film procurement companies which sourced the New Zealand film content for movies like Avatar, the Planet of Apes, A team and the X Men series

Education

BCA, LLB, Victoria University of Wellington; Admitted 1986


New Zealand

Investment funds

Within: Leading individuals

Tim Williams - Chapman Tripp

Within: Investment funds

Chapman Tripp has 'exceptional industry knowledge and its advice is always tailored to our needs', according to one client. It has a 13-lawyer practice that counts ANZ Bank, Bank of New Zealand, Bank of China and Britannia Financial Services among its clients. In Auckland, Tim Williams has led the practice for more than 20 years and is also head of financial services regulation. He assisted managed investment scheme manager Conrad Funds Management with the establishment of the Conrad Investment Scheme and its Mortgage and Premium Cash Funds. Partner Penny Sheerin, who helps to lead the funds and financial services regulation practices and specialises in funds management and securities law, is 'brilliant at adapting to what the client wants'. Senior associates Emma Dale, who regularly advises managers of retail superannuation and KiwiSaver schemes, and Phoebe Gibbons, who specialises in regulatory matters, are rising stars. In Wellington, key partner Mike Woodbury focuses predominantly on retirement schemes and related financial services regulation, frequently acting for trustees and managers of workplace savings, superannuation and KiwiSaver schemes.

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