Capital Markets

Foster Nicholson Lawyers act for private and corporate investors and small and medium-sized ASX listed public companies in relation to:

  • ASX Listing Rule requirements
  • Offer documents, including prospectuses for IPO’s and other capital raisings
  • Takeovers
  • Public company mergers
  • Public and private company acquisitions
  • Public company governance requirements
  • Public company fiduciary and directors duties
  • Statutory compliance
  • ASIC related issues
  • ACCC related issues

Financial Services

Foster Nicholson Lawyers act for a range of financial services providers including insurers, brokers, financial planners, fund managers and payment card issuers.

Our team are in several instances on retainer or on the board of several companies.

The principle areas on which we act for these companies are:

  • AFS licensing advice and compliance
  • Prudential regulations
  • Managed Investment Schemes (registered and unregistered)
  • Compliance obligations
  • Payment systems
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate advice

With varied experiences across a range of financial services requirements, we are confident that
whatever your needs we will be able to help, or point you to the right parties that can.

Commercial Litigation

The Foster Nicholson directors have significant experience in commercial litigation, each having acted over many years for a range of clients.

The expertise required for competent and effective litigation is much broader than the litigation itself: alternative negotiation, mediation, settlement negotiation and effective counsel briefs are all critical components of the litigation requirement.

We offer strategy driven, cost effective litigation competence in relation to all types of commercial disputes including:

  • Contracts
  • Recoveries – debt or damages/loss based on negligence or breach of duty
  • Australian Consumer Law claims and breaches
  • Directors and/or shareholders
  • Partnerships and joint ventures
  • Equitable entitlements & remedies
  • Joint venture, partnership and shareholder disputes
  • Defending or pursuing Insolvency claims under the Corporations Act