Mizu Ardra

Special Counsel



Specialising in financial services regulation, Mizu has expertise across consumer credit, design and distribution obligations, financial services licensing and financial crime laws including anti-money laundering and sanctions regimes. 

Mizu has extensive experience advising a large variety of financial services institutions, including foreign and Australian banks, consumer and business lenders, FinTechs, digital platforms, payment service providers, consumer leasing providers and other service providers impacted by financial regulation.

Key deals

Major Australian bank

Advised a number of prominent financial institutions, including a major Australian bank, on the implementation of the new design and distribution laws relating to a wide range of financial and credit products.

Domestic and foreign FinTechs

Advised a number of FinTechs in respect of Australian regulatory requirements and establishing the framework to operate in Australia.

Major Australian Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions (ADIs)

Assisting a number of ADIs with remediation projects for home loans including engagement with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.