Cygnus Law advises on a wide range of financial markets & financial services law. This includes advising on capital raising, licensing, governance, financial advice & broking services obligations, and AML/CFT obligations. That advice helps to support a wide range of financial services businesses, including FinTech businesses, financial advisers, brokers & custodians, managers of managed funds, payment service providers, derivatives issuers & DIMS providers. In addition, Cygnus Law can help your business with capital raising, including through crowdfunding & under other exemptions from full compliance & disclosure requirements.
Cygnus Law can help to prepare, review and negotiate commercial contracts relevant to your financial service business.
Financial markets (securities) law in New Zealand has changed significantly in recent years and Cygnus Law can help your business to meet the challenge of transition to the new regimes. Cygnus Law advises on financial reporting requirements, preparation of product disclosure statements (PDS), changes to governance documents, obtaining licences, and registering on the Financial Service Providers Register (FSPR). Cygnus Law advises on new licence types, including those for equity crowd funding & P2P lending platforms, DIMS providers and derivatives issuers (and the proposed licensing regime for financial advisers). Cygnus Law also advises on obtaining exemptions from certain legal obligations.