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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 2018 describes Jason as a standout practitioner in the investment funds market, advising fund managers on fund structuring, establishment and promotion and assisting institutional investors with investment into a wide range of schemes. Clients describe him as ""an expert in his field"" and ""a market leader in terms of knowledge of the asset management industry,"" adding that he is ""practical, commercial and friendly.


News & insights

Bird's eye view of a large reforestation project

Publications: 27 JANUARY 2021

Addressing climate change with the Jane Goodall Institute

A&O’s long-term relationship with the Jane Goodall Institute has supported its reforestation programme and global youth movement, and is now expanding into broader pro bono support.

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Ariel shot of a large water dam on left, with green trees beneath on the right

Publications: 22 DECEMBER 2020

Singapore: Banks, asset managers and insurers to implement Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) ESG Guidelines

Banks, asset managers and insurers have 18 months to introduce and implement environmental risk management practices in accordance with new Guidelines on Environmental Risk Management. 

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Accountability regime for senior managers of financial institutions in Singapore

Publications: 29 SEPTEMBER 2020

Accountability regime for senior managers of financial institutions in Singapore

The MAS has issued its finalised Guidelines on Individual Accountability and Conduct, which will come into effect on 10 September 2021.

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Lines of coloured lights

Publications: 15 JUNE 2020

Great Secondaries – Liquidity from PE and other illiquid asset fund investments

Looking beyond Covid-19, investors want to understand how they can reshape their private equity and illiquid asset fund portfolios. 

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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

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