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Rebecca Laban is a banking and finance lawyer based in Sydney.
Rebecca advises major financial institutions and insolvency practitioners on banking and insolvency litigation, fraud, debt recovery, security enforcement, and financial regulation.
Rebecca's clients include banks and insolvency practitioners. Acting in both the State and Federal Courts, Rebecca has advised on, and is regularly involved in, security enforcement litigation, matters involving the Financial Ombudsman Service, fraud related matters, valuer's negligence claims, receiverships, liquidations, and general banking and insolvency related litigation.
Rebecca is also involved in advising financial institutions in relation to their compliance with regulatory obligations. She has worked closely with business units and compliance areas across a financial institution as part of a risk identification and management project relating to internal investigations into high risk retail banking products. She has also assisted financial institutions with regulatory investigations and enforcement action and has responded to various notices issued by, and had direct contact with, various regulatory bodies (including ASIC) to promote and encourage transparency and accountability in relation to the institution's sale and distribution of retail products.
Rebecca's recent experience includes undertaking litigation on behalf of liquidators following the collapse of a well-known listed entity and its subsidiaries in relation to major voidable and uncommercial transaction claims commenced in the Supreme Court. Rebecca has also acted for a Big 4 Australian Bank in relation to a contested and multi-party enforcement proceeding in the Supreme Court traversing issues pertaining to fraud.
More recently, Rebecca has undertaken multiple secondments for a large Australian financial institution in both their litigation and retail banking service legal teams.