Angela Foster

Angela Foster

Senior Solicitor, Wellington

Funds, KiwiSaver & superannuation

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T:+64 4 498 6306


LLB (1st Class Hons), Victoria University of Wellington


2003, New Zealand

Angela is a senior solicitor in our Funds, KiwiSaver and superannuation team, specialising in superannuation, KiwiSaver, managed funds and securities law.

Angela acts for the trustees and managers of numerous major workplace savings, KiwiSaver and other retirement schemes throughout New Zealand.

Angela delivers tailored and practical solutions, achieved by her focus on understanding her clients' businesses, their needs and expectations.

Recent experience

Angela has advised:

  • a range of KiwiSaver, workplace savings and superannuation schemes on transitioning into and complying with the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMCA)

  • trustees, managers and sponsoring employers of employer-related restricted workplace savings schemes and complying superannuation funds on ongoing legislative developments

  • on scheme amalgamations under transitional enabling provisions in the FMCA

  • on pension commutation and member cash-out offers

  • trustees on exercises of discretion concerning benefit payments, and employers on strategic scheme improvements (for example, the introduction of member investment choice)

  • trustees on master trust solutions for small-scale pensions-based and other defined benefit schemes

  • on a wide range of client schemes' disclosure, reporting and member communication materials, and

  • on general compliance with the FMCA and the Financial Markets Conduct Regulations 2014.

Funds, KiwiSaver & superannuation; Financial services regulation