Nina Mao


Qualifications: BA (Philosophy), LBB



Nina Mao is a member of the Funds Management team. Nina joined the Financial Services team as a law graduate in 2019, having previously worked as a paralegal in the team. She has experience in a range of financial services matters and regulatory and compliance matters, including financial services licensing and working on establishing and promoting property funds, share funds and hedge funds. Nina has also undertaken two secondments at fund managers.


Among other matters, Nina has advised in relation to fees and costs disclosures, financial product disclosures including product disclosure statements and financial services guides, fund registrations, preparation and amendments of trust deeds and other constituent fund document, and general fund governance matters. Nina has also assisted in advising clients on the upcoming design and distribution obligations regime and has participated in industry working groups including the Financial Services Council and Property Funds Association.

Nina contributes to the firm’s fortnightly financial services regulatory updates for clients and has a keen interest in regulatory reform and developments. She also has an interest in fintech and startups in the financial services industry, including non-traditional app-based payment arrangements.

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Financial Services | 4 Jul 2022

‘Miner extractable value’ in DeFi markets: Bank for International Settlements releases update

The Bank for International Settlements has released an update on ‘miner extractable value’ by intermediaries for cryptocurrency and DeFi transactions.