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Chris Savundra

Executive Director and General Counsel – Australian Securities and Investment Commission
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Chris is ASIC’s General Counsel, and leads the Legal Services Group, the primary source of legal advice to ASIC.

Chris and his team provide advice and guidance on complex regulatory matters, law reform and new areas of regulatory responsibility for ASIC, conduct ASIC’s litigation and advise on enforcement matters. Previously, Chris was the Senior Executive Leader of ASIC’s Market Enforcement team and was responsible for the carriage of a number of ASIC’s major market misconduct matters. Before joining ASIC, he worked in the litigation group of Allens Arthur Robinson (now Allens) in Perth and Herbert Smith in London. Chris has more than 25 years of legal, regulatory and enforcement experience and holds law degrees from the University of Oxford and the University of Western Australia. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce.


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