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Edward Einfeld

Senior Associate

Sydney

Edward Einfeld

Senior Associate

Sydney

Edward is an associate in Allen & Overy’s Asia Pacific Litigation group. He represents corporates and financial institutions in significant commercial disputes and contentious regulatory matters. Edward has particular expertise in cross-border investigations and dispute resolution, focused on anti-bribery and corruption, financial services, corporate governance and shareholder litigation. His experience includes representing corporations and individuals in multi-jurisdictional criminal and regulatory investigations, including those brought by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, the Serious Fraud Office (UK), the Financial Conduct Authority (UK), the Securities and Exchange Commission (U.S.) and the Department of Justice (U.S.).

Prior to joining A&O, Edward practiced as an associate in London in a white-collar crime practice recognised as one of the world’s best in Asset Recovery, Business Crime Defence and Investigations.

News & insights

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Blog Post: 08 JUNE 2021

Australian corporate regulator acts decisively to disrupt misconduct

ASIC’s recent Enforcement Update demonstrates that it is in a strong position to identify and disrupt misconduct across the Australian financial sector through aggressive enforcement action.

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Blog Post: 02 JUNE 2021

ASIC signals its approach on new breach reporting obligations

New breach reporting obligations for Australian financial services and credit licensees come into effect on 1 October 2021. This post considers ASIC’s draft guidance on some of the key features of…

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Publications: 23 DECEMBER 2020

Australia moves – incrementally – towards AML/CTF compliance

Australia has implemented “Phase 1.5” in its anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism reforms.  However, Australia’s long-awaited and much-debated “second tranche” of reforms remains out of grasp.

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Blog Post: 09 SEPTEMBER 2020

Australian corporate regulator adjusts its strategic priorities to deal with the pandemic

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) recently released its Corporate Plan for 2020-24, recalibrating its regulatory priorities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. ASIC’s…

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Office

Sydney

Allen & Overy
Level 25, 85 Castlereagh Street
Sydney
NSW 2000

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales, 2010

Bar Transfer Test, BPP Law School, London, 2013

Academic

Master of Laws (Distinction Average), University of Sydney, 2018

Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours), University of Technology, Sydney, 2010

Bachelor of Business (International Business), University of Technology, Sydney, 2010