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Jason Denisenko

Partner

Sydney

Denisenko Jason
Jason Denisenko

Partner

Sydney

Jason specialises in the structuring and provision of a wide range of financial products and services to wholesale and retail clients. Jason is an expert on financial services regulatory matters including financial services licensing, marketing and distribution of financial products.

Jason is a leading investment funds partner who advises major fund managers on the structuring, establishment and promotion of listed and unlisted funds and in relation to capital raisings and fund restructures. He also advises Australian and foreign institutional investors on their participation in a wide range of collective investment schemes and investment arrangements as well as custody, investment management and similar arrangements.

Chambers Asia Pacific 2016 ranks Jason as a Band 1 practitioner in Investment Funds, and he is praised for his "deep knowledge of investment funds, both in Australia and globally." Clients also point out his "proactive approach and sound judgement," as well as his "keen commercial awareness."

News & insights

Publications: 20 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: what should banks and other financial institutions focus on?

The Covid-19  pandemic presents an unprecedented challenge and will affect all walks of life.  The quantum of the impact is hard to determine at this stage although based on preliminary assessment and considering the dramatic steps enacted so far by governments worldwide, it is expected to be severe.

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Publications: 16 MARCH 2020

Australia finalises rules for foreign financial service providers

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has released its final policy in respect of its revised proposal for Foreign Financial Service Providers (FFSPs).

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Publications: 13 FEBRUARY 2020

Financial Regulatory Focus: Expected Developments in the Year of the Rat

As we move into the year of the rat, we consider some of the key areas of financial regulatory development that are expected this year in the Asia-Pacific region. 

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Publications: 03 OCTOBER 2019

Allen & Overy’s Fintech group partners with leading fintech community and platform, FINTECH Circle, to co-author the second edition of the FINTECH Bridge Journal

A Fintech Bridge represents a bespoke agreement outlining collaboration between two governments, cooperation between regulatory bodies and connectivity between two markets and ecosystems. This encourages the sharing of information, including emerging trends and regulatory issues, with counterparts and discussions around areas of best practice.1

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Office

Sydney

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

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Qualifications

Professional

Registered Foreign Lawyer, England and Wales, 2010

Admitted as a solicitor, New South Wales, Australia, 1993

Academic

Bachelor of Laws, Legal Practice, Australian National University, 1993

Graduate Diploma, Applied Finance & Investment, Australian National University, 1993

Graduate Diploma, Legal Practice, Australian National University, 1993

Bachelor of Commerce, Australian National University, 1991

Pro-bono experience

  • Advising a philanthropic foundation on its initiative to eliminate diseases such as cancer
  • Art Gallery Society of New South Wales
 

Awards & accolades

AFR 'Best Lawyer'

Ranked as a Band 1 practitioner in Chambers & Partners Australia, Investment Funds

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Published Work

  • Co-author of "Initial Coin Offerings: A comparative overview of securities regulatory environments in the US, UK and Asia Pacific", GLI - Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation 2009, First Edition