Australia: Corrs appoints regulatory financial services expert Peter Anderson
Last Updated: 3 February 2016

Independent law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth is pleased to announce Peter Anderson has joined the national financial services team as a Special Counsel today.

Peter will advise domestic and offshore clients on regulatory banking and payment systems matters. He joins Corrs' market leading Financial Services Regulatory team led by partner and chair of the Corrs Financial Services Industry Division Leadership Team, Michael Chaaya. The Corrs financial services team, according to Chambers Asia-Pacific, is known for their "comprehensive financial services offering" and "top-notch client service" with partners based in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth.

Peter brings extensive experience in regulatory banking, previously spending 13 years as the General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer at Indue, an ADI regulated by APRA. Peter was a member of the executive team and reported directly to the CEO and Chair of the Board Risk Committee.

Corrs partner and CEO John W.H. Denton AO welcomed the appointment saying: "Peter Anderson will significantly bolster the financial services regulatory practice at Corrs. His experience will add depth to the strong team and be key to delivering excellent service to our clients in the financial services industry."

Commenting on Peter's appointment, Corrs partner Michael Chaaya said: "The complexity of financial services regulation in Australia continues to grow and Peter's arrival is further evidence of the firm's commitment and investment in this important area of legal practice for many of our clients.
I am confident that given Peter's expertise, skill and industry profile, he will make a great contribution to our clients and the firm

Peter commences on 1 February 2016 and will be based in Corrs' Brisbane office.

About Peter Anderson's expertise

As a regulatory banking and payment systems expert, Peter has a diverse skill set which includes payment systems; banking regulations; consumer credit laws and products; securitisation, finance and mortgage broking; privacy; credit reporting; retail and electronic banking; e-commerce; financial services reform; AML/CTF regime; gift and prepaid cards and commercial transactions.

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