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Prue Tyler

Prue Tyler

Senior Associate

M:+64 27 225 4701

T:+64 9 357 9267


F:+64 9 357 9099



LLB, University of Otago; LLM (First Class Honours), University of Auckland




​Prue advises on a wide range of legal and compliance matters affecting financial service providers and their investment products, particularly KiwiSaver and unit trusts.

Prue has experience working in-house at a New Zealand bank, and also in private practice. 


Prue has advised on:

  • a wide range of legal and compliance matters affecting funds management businesses, focusing on financial services laws including the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMCA)
  • issues affecting KiwiSaver schemes, such as:
    • changes to offer documents, and all marketing collateral required to reflect a KiwiSaver scheme’s new default KiwiSaver scheme status
    • establishing online application forms and retirement withdrawals form and processes, and
    • governance changes arising from the legislation requiring the change of issuer of a KiwiSaver scheme, from the Trustee to the Manager
  • new governance requirements from the FMCA, including reviewing Trust Deeds
  • drafting and reviewing Services Agreements, Participation Agreements, and Investment Management Agreements
  • the Risk Management Framework for a funds management business, and
  • issues affecting new online marketing and internet banking initiatives in online and internet banking, including the Financial Advisers Act, Privacy law, and the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act.