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Edward Einfeld

Senior Associate


Edward Einfeld

Senior Associate


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

Advocate General Opinion on the Sisal – Magellan Robotech Case

Publications: 05 JULY 2021

More clarity – and more questions – on Australia’s Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Reforms

Key amendments to Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) laws have now come into effect, alongside new rules providing clarity on those amendments and an inquiry…

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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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Corporate buildings and sunshine

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 This post considers ASIC’s draft guidance on some of the key features of…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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Admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales, 2010

Bar Transfer Test, BPP Law School, London, 2013


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