Daniel P.Moloney


Melbourne + 61.3.9101.6828

Daniel Moloney is commercial litigator with extensive experience representing financial institutions and corporates. Daniel's practice focuses on regulatory investigations and enforcement actions (including bribery and corruption), class action defense, and complex commercial disputes. He also has experience in complex insolvency investigations and disputes.

Daniel's recent experience includes: advising financial institutions in relation to regulatory investigations and enforcement actions; defending global corporations in significant Australian class actions; acting for the former chairman of a financial services company in disqualification proceedings; acting for a financial institution in relation to the Royal Commission into Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services; acting for the receivers of a public company in a claim against its CEO and chairman for breaches of duties in connection to a satellite construction and launch project; and advising a financial institution in relation to its obligations under the Australian Banking Executive Accountability Regime (BEAR).

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2017, Daniel was a senior associate at a UK Magic Circle firm. His previous experience includes acting for: a credit rating agency in multiple Australian class actions commenced by investors; a hedge fund in litigation concerning its investment in hybrid securities; a financial services company in relation to allegations of misselling and negligent advice; and the liquidators of special purpose finance companies in investigations and claims relating to taxation evasion schemes involving financial institutions in Australia, Israel, and Switzerland.


  • Former Chairman of IOOF defends disqualification proceedings brought by APRAJones Day is defending George Venardos in disqualification proceedings brought against the directors acting for George Venardos, a current director and former Chairman of IOOF Holdings Limited ("IOOF"), in a prosecution commenced by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority ("APRA") in the Australian Federal Court.
  • Bank of Queensland seeks counsel in Banking Royal Commission inquiryJones Day acted for Bank of Queensland Limited and its subsidiaries in the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.
  • NewSat Limited sues its CEO and Chairman for breaches of directors' dutiesJones Day is acting for NewSat Limited, a formerly publicly listed Australian satellite company, on the instruction of its receivers from McGrathNicol in relation to a claim against NewSat's CEO and Chairman for breaches of directors' duties. 
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