Prue Tyler

Prue Tyler

Senior Associate, Auckland

Financial services regulation; Funds, KiwiSaver & superannuation

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T:+64 9 357 9267

M:+64 27 225 4701


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


2001, New Zealand

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

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

Recent experience

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)

  • advised on 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
    • governance changes arising from the legislation requiring the change of issuer of a KiwiSaver scheme, from the Trustee to the Manager
  • advised on new governance requirements from the FMCA, including reviewing Trust Deeds
  • drafted and reviewed Services Agreements, Participation Agreements, and Investment Management Agreements

  • advised on the Risk Management Framework for a funds management business, and
  • advised on 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.
Corporate & commercial; Financial services regulation; Funds, KiwiSaver & superannuation; Insurance





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