Daniel Moloney has a successful track record of representing corporates, financial institutions, and individual directors and officers in high-value, complex, and sensitive litigation and regulatory matters.
Daniel's practice focuses on commercial and corporate disputes, class actions, investigations, and contentious regulatory matters. He has broad experience across industry sectors, including financial services, technology, and energy.
Daniel's litigation experience includes acting for clients in relation to contentious issues on corporate transactions, including acting for a global corporation in litigation concerning ownership of certain IP following a series of major corporate transactions; defending class actions, including parallel class actions in Australia and the United States against a financial institution related to AML/CTF (anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing) issues and numerous class actions against a credit ratings agency; and acting for clients in insolvency-related investigations and litigation, including the receivers of a public company in a claim against directors and officers for breaches of duties in connection with a satellite project.
Daniel's regulatory experience includes acting for clients in inquiries, investigations, and regulatory enforcement actions involving major cyber incidents and collateral regulatory inquiries, successfully defending the former chairman of a financial services company in APRA (Australian Prudential Regulation Authority) disqualification proceedings, and a financial institution in relation to investigations by the Financial Services Royal Commission.
Daniel also advises clients on risk and liability management and regulatory obligations on issues such as ESG (environmental, social, and governance), corruption and bribery, cyber security, sanctions, and AML/CTF.
Australian Government Serious About Data Privacy: Substantial Increases in Fines and Enhanced Regulatory Powers
Australia: Solicitors' Duties to Witnesses in Civil Cases Who May Be Exposed to Criminal Charges or Other Penalties
- The Flinders University of South Australia (LL.B. and L.P. with Honours 2010; Bachelor of Commerce 2010)
- High Court of Australia, Federal Court of Australia, and Supreme Court of South Australia