Richard Williams

Richard Williams

Partner / Principal

Melbourne


Personal Experience

Richard has been practisingfinancial services law for over 25 years with particular emphasis on consumer credit, compliance and government relations.

He is well known in the banking and finance industry for his intimate knowledge and understanding of the industry’s complex framework and banking and finance.

Richard provides practical and strategic advice and assistance to participants in the financial services sector.

He has particular expertise in consumer credit, privacy law, anti-money laundering. His experience in this area includes:

  • preparing standard suites of loan/securitydocuments for lenders
  • creating and reviewing policies and procedures
  • advice on licensing requirements and assisting with licence applications
  • conducting compliance reviews
  • advising on compliance with various legislative and other regulatory requirements.
  • drafting and negotiating Agreements

Acting as ‘sounding board’ for MFAA members in Victoria.

Recent Posts

Update | Banking and Finance | March 2019

Update | Banking and Finance | February 2019

ASIC Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy Act 2017 Becomes Law and Implements an Industry Funding Model

Personal Experience

Richard has been practisingfinancial services law for over 25 years with particular emphasis on consumer credit, compliance and government relations.

He is well known in the banking and finance industry for his intimate knowledge and understanding of the industry’s complex framework and banking and finance.

Richard provides practical and strategic advice and assistance to participants in the financial services sector.

He has particular expertise in consumer credit, privacy law, anti-money laundering. His experience in this area includes:

  • preparing standard suites of loan/securitydocuments for lenders
  • creating and reviewing policies and procedures
  • advice on licensing requirements and assisting with licence applications
  • conducting compliance reviews
  • advising on compliance with various legislative and other regulatory requirements.
  • drafting and negotiating Agreements

Acting as ‘sounding board’ for MFAA members in Victoria.

Richard Williams

Partner / Principal

Melbourne


Education and Accreditation

  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Melbourne

Memberships and Associations

  • Member, Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia
  • Member, Australian Corporate Lawyers Association
  • Member, Law Institute of Victoria

Recent Posts

ASIC Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy Act 2017 Becomes Law and Implements an Industry Funding Model

Standardisation of Statements of Advice and Clawback Rights for Life Insurance

ASIC Enforcement Review – Breach Reporting by Financial Services Licensees