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Melbourne FinTech Compliance Forum
Mon. 12 December 2016, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm AEDT
You have been invited to the 4th and last FinTech Compliance Forum for 2016.
The meeting starts at 12.30pm on Monday 12 December 2016 at the offices of Pitcher Partners (Level 19, 15 William Street, Melbourne VIC, 3000). A complimentary sandwich lunch will be provided.
Here is the agenda:
- Commissioner John Price on ASIC’s priorities, what’s been happening (eg. Regulatory Sandbox) and what’s ahead.
- Trends – updates on Equity-based crowd funding, VCLP and other tax changes, digital wallets, capabilities of distributed ledger technologies.
- Updates from other industry bodies.
If you have any oher topics you wish to discuss, please email them through.
IMPORTANT INFO ABOUT THE FORUM
It's for executives and compliance mangers of financal technology (FinTech) firms and people interested in starting up a FinTech business. Topics we cover include legal and regulatory, licensing, tax and structure.
FinTech broadly includes:
- Peer-to-peer (P2P) Lending
- Roboadvising, roboinvesting and automated trading
- Digital Currency (including decentralised ledger technologies).
The forum in chaired by Paul Derham, a Partner of Holley Nethercote Commercial and Financial Services Lawyers, and Assyl Haidar, Client Director (Digital Innovation) at Pitcher Partners Consulting. We have various expert FinTech lawyers providing regulatory updates on topical legal matters, including Partner Grant Holley, and our ex-ASIC staff, Jesse Vermiglio. Please click through to visit some of our other FinTech lawyers.
The forum's co-founders are FinTech tax, audit and advisory specialists from Pitcher Partners, Alexis Kokkinos (Partner - Wholesale Funds, P2P lending, Tax) and Assyl Haidar (Client Director - Digital Innovation).
Feel free to forward this email to other FinTech Directors or Compliance Managers.
(Professional services providers are welcome to attend, but there's an expectation that you will bring along at least 2 of your FinTech clients).
ATTEND VIRTUALLY VIA PERISCOPE
Can't make it? You can attend our meeting via Periscope - a Twitter-based live video feed app. You'll need to install the software on your smart phone before attending and we will only allow FinTech companies' directors or compliance managers to attend via this forum, so you'll need to follow @FinTechAU on Twitter and Periscope to join.
Seating is limited and we are expecting a good turn-out to our next FinTech Compliance Forum session, so please confirm your attendance ASAP.
Alternatively, you can log in to live video streaming via Periscope, a Twitter-based video streaming app and following @FinTechAU.
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We look forward to seeing you there.
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