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Lloyd Kavanagh

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MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Auckland, New Zealand
    Local Time: Monday 16:54

Practice Expertise

  • Corporate and Business
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Capital Markets
  • Banking

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate and Business
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Capital Markets
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Investment Funds
  • Regulatory
  • Securities
  • Superannuation
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WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • WSG Regional Council - Member
  • DealMaker Group - Member
  • WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group - Member

Profile

Ranked Band 1 for Investment Funds by Chambers Asia Pacific, Lloyd is a highly regarded opinion-leader on financial services and an expert in corporate governance.

Lloyd is acclaimed by commentators and clients in international research publications.

In recognition for his work on financial markets law reform, Lloyd was made a Fellow of the Institute of Finance Professionals New Zealand Inc. (INFINZ), the first lawyer to receive the accolade. His expertise is proven by being the co-author of Morison's Company and Securities Law and MinterEllisonRuddWatts' Corporate Governance White Paper. Lloyd is also a former member of the New Zealand Securities Commission.

Lloyd advises institutions and boutiques on investment funds, equity and debt offerings, and managed investment schemes of all types, specialising in public offers, M&A, and restructuring projects. He advises on securities regulation including Financial Markets Conduct, Financial Advisers, AML/CFT, bank and non-bank deposit-taker licensing, and insurance prudential supervision.

Education
LLB University of Otago
AMP The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
INSEAD IDP-C

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate and Business
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Capital Markets
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Investment Funds
  • Regulatory
  • Securities
  • Superannuation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Band 1, Investment Funds Lawyer, Chambers Asia Pacific
Awarded an INFINZ Fellowship


Professional Associations
Chair, MinterEllisonRuddWatts (2017-2019)
Fellow, Institute of Finance Professionals New Zealand (INFINZ) Securities Law Review Working Group
Member, Institute of Directors in New Zealand (Inc.)
Former Director and Chair of Due Diligence Committee, AMP Services (NZ) Limited and AMP Superannuation (NZ) Limited
Former Board Member Latin American New Zealand Business Council
Former Member, New Zealand Securities Commission
Former Advisory Board Member, Transfield Services (NZ) Limited
Former Chairman and Director, Soprole SA and Prolesur SA - Chile
Board Member of MinterEllisonRuddWatts


Seminars
Crown Deposit Guarantees - client seminar
New Financial Intermediary Regime - Financial Intermediaries and Advisers - client seminar
Analysing the New Role of the Securities Commission - Companies and Securities Law Conference Paper

Professional Activities and Experience
General Counsel, Landco Land Development Limited, New Zealand
Associate Director, M&A, Fonterra Co-operative Group, New Zealand
General Counsel, Fonterra Co-operative Group/NZ Dairy Board, New Zealand
Partner, another major New Zealand law firm
Associate, Allen & Overy, London

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