Daniel P.Moloney


Melbourne + 61.3.9101.6828

Daniel Moloney is a commercial litigator with extensive experience representing financial institutions, corporates, and individual directors and officers. Daniel's practice focuses on major commercial disputes, investigations and regulatory enforcement actions, and class action defense. He also has experience in complex insolvency investigations and disputes.

Daniel's recent experience at Jones Day includes: advising national and global financial institutions in regulatory obligations, internal investigations, regulatory investigations, and regulatory enforcement actions; defending global corporations in Australian class actions; acting for high-profile directors and officers in relation to investigations and enforcement actions, including successfully defending the former chairman of a financial services company and superannuation trustee in disqualification proceedings; acting for a financial institution in relation to the Royal Commission into Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services; and acting for the receivers of a public company in a claim against directors and officers for breaches of duties in connection to a satellite construction and launch project.

Daniel experience prior to joining Jones Day includes: defending a credit rating agency in multiple Australian class actions; advising a hedge fund in litigation concerning its investment in hybrid securities listed on the ASX; acting for a financial services company in relation to allegations of misselling and negligent advice; and acting for 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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