Penny Sheerin

Chapman Tripp, New Zealand

An expert in financial services laws, Chapman Tripp Partner Penny Sheerin advises extensively on the full range of legislation affecting financial service providers, including financial advisers under the new Financial Services Legislation Amendment Act. Penny also advises fund managers, insurers, brokers, discretionary investment management scheme providers, derivatives issuers, non-bank deposit takers and payments system providers. She counsels clients on the establishment, restructuring, distribution and compliance of financial products, including KiwiSaver. She is experienced in obtaining licences, and has managed numerous applications to, and negotiations with supervisors and regulators, including the Financial Markets Authority, NZX, Companies Office and Reserve Bank of New Zealand.