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With our partners at the Blockchain Centre, we specialise in assisting blockchain-based startups with navigating the legal and commercial landscape in Australia and globally to optimise growth in their company. We have in-depth practical knowledge about the blockchain startup industry and are able to assist you with matters from drafting legal documents to general advice on development to point you in the right direction. 

Our services include:

Within Australia Digital Currency is considered to be a store of economic value that has not been issued by a government body.

Currently, a Digital Currency falls outside the definition of a Financial Product or Security.  

Agile Legal can assist in every stage of a Digital Currency's development , from company formation to Digital Currency Distribution.

The services we provide in relation to Digital Currency Development include, but are not limited to:

  • Jurisdictional Guidance; 
  • General Advice;
  • White Paper Appraisals;
  • White Paper Drafting;
  • Equity distribution documentation; 
  • Provision of legal opinions;
  • Drafting of Terms and Conditions;
  • Drafting of Disclaimers;
  • Drafting of Privacy Policy;
  • Drafting of User Agreements;
  • Due Diligence Drafting and Appraisal;
  • Digital Currency Structuring;
  • Tokenomics;
  • Know Your Customer Advice and Document Drafting; and
  • Drafting of SAFTs.

Recently, many projects that have released a token or digital coin to the public have been seen to unlawfully distribute a security.

It may be difficult for an individual to distinguish between a security and a digital currency. 

The Services we provide regarding Tokenised Securities include:

  • Audit on project to determine if you are offering a security; 
  • Security Token structuring; 
  • Procedural advice;
  • Costing advice;
  • Application for relevant licensing; 
  • Listing advice. 

The commercial regulatory environment is changing with the development of Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency. Relevant Government bodies including ASIC and AUSTRAC regulate Digital Currency and Security Tokens in Australia. This means, projects releasing Digital Currencies or Security Tokens operating or incorporated in Australia will be required to adhere to the relevant regulations. 

We can help you understand and reach compliance with Australian regulations to ensure your Digital Currency or Security Token runs smoothly.

The services that we provide, include:

  • Australian specific Tokenomic advice;
  • Maltese Tokenomics;
  • Regulatory Advisory;
  • Corporation Compliance;
  • Financial Product Compliance;
  • Security Token Compliance;
  • Due Diligenc; and
  • KYC, CTF and AML Compliance.

Do you need quick, ready access to legal advice, but don't have an in-house legal counsel?

Do you need an in-house legal counsel but do not want to commit to an additional full time headcount?

We can provide in-house counsel services and customise the level of legal support you need, which enables you to have access to dedicated legal service at a fixed monthly price. 

Our in-house counsel service can include:

  • Dedicated legal advisors
  • Board support
  • Company secretarial services
  • Contract drafting and negotiation
  • Day-to-day legal affairs
  • Strategic risk advice
  • Litigation management
  • Advice to management and senior executives

We are adept at learning business dynamics, have an appetite for risk and profit drivers, and can become an integral member of the team.

Digital Currency Exchanges or CryptoCurrency Exchanges are a fast-emerging market within the Blockchain space.

It can be difficult for individuals to establish a Digital Currency Exchange on their own and meet compliance with relevant regulators. Agile Legal can Advise and/or help you through the digital exchange set up process ensuring international compliance and compliance with the jurisdiction you have incorporated in. 

Our services include, but are not limited to:

  • Anti Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing advice and documentation;  
  • Digital Currency Exchange Advisory;
  • International Digital Currency Exchange set-up;
  • International Digital Currency Exchange Compliance;
  • Drafting of various documentation required by a Digital Exchange;
  • Digital Currency Audit;
  • Listing Audit;  
  • Trademarking; and
  • Intellectual Property.

In recent years we have seen rapid growth in the area of digital currency. However, the first few years of this new financial technology have been unsettled, resulting in a number of disputes and litigation.

Disputes involving digital currency can occur in a number of situations. These include:

  • where there is breach of contract;
  • where a claimant is trying to recover Bitcoins or access to a private key;
  • where a criminal matter has occurred, such as fraud or money laundering;
  • where a party is allegedly using digital currency to hide assets;
  • where a party is allegedly concealing assets in the course of commercial litigation;
  • where there is an issue of company or commercial law; and
  • where there are intellectual property issues, such as patents.

At Agile Legal Consulting, our lawyers specialise in Blockchain, FinTech and Commercial Litigation and we are are well placed to assist with any contentious matter you may become involved in.

 

Digital Currency Development

Within Australia Digital Currency is considered to be a store of economic value that has not been issued by a government body.

Currently, a Digital Currency falls outside the definition of a Financial Product or Security.  

Agile Legal can assist in every stage of a Digital Currency's development , from company formation to Digital Currency Distribution.

The services we provide in relation to Digital Currency Development include, but are not limited to:

  • Jurisdictional Guidance; 
  • General Advice;
  • White Paper Appraisals;
  • White Paper Drafting;
  • Equity distribution documentation; 
  • Provision of legal opinions;
  • Drafting of Terms and Conditions;
  • Drafting of Disclaimers;
  • Drafting of Privacy Policy;
  • Drafting of User Agreements;
  • Due Diligence Drafting and Appraisal;
  • Digital Currency Structuring;
  • Tokenomics;
  • Know Your Customer Advice and Document Drafting; and
  • Drafting of SAFTs.
Tokenised Securities

Recently, many projects that have released a token or digital coin to the public have been seen to unlawfully distribute a security.

It may be difficult for an individual to distinguish between a security and a digital currency. 

The Services we provide regarding Tokenised Securities include:

  • Audit on project to determine if you are offering a security; 
  • Security Token structuring; 
  • Procedural advice;
  • Costing advice;
  • Application for relevant licensing; 
  • Listing advice. 
Regulatory Compliance Advice

The commercial regulatory environment is changing with the development of Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency. Relevant Government bodies including ASIC and AUSTRAC regulate Digital Currency and Security Tokens in Australia. This means, projects releasing Digital Currencies or Security Tokens operating or incorporated in Australia will be required to adhere to the relevant regulations. 

We can help you understand and reach compliance with Australian regulations to ensure your Digital Currency or Security Token runs smoothly.

The services that we provide, include:

  • Australian specific Tokenomic advice;
  • Maltese Tokenomics;
  • Regulatory Advisory;
  • Corporation Compliance;
  • Financial Product Compliance;
  • Security Token Compliance;
  • Due Diligenc; and
  • KYC, CTF and AML Compliance.
In-House Legal Counsel

Do you need quick, ready access to legal advice, but don't have an in-house legal counsel?

Do you need an in-house legal counsel but do not want to commit to an additional full time headcount?

We can provide in-house counsel services and customise the level of legal support you need, which enables you to have access to dedicated legal service at a fixed monthly price. 

Our in-house counsel service can include:

  • Dedicated legal advisors
  • Board support
  • Company secretarial services
  • Contract drafting and negotiation
  • Day-to-day legal affairs
  • Strategic risk advice
  • Litigation management
  • Advice to management and senior executives

We are adept at learning business dynamics, have an appetite for risk and profit drivers, and can become an integral member of the team.

Digital Exchanges

Digital Currency Exchanges or CryptoCurrency Exchanges are a fast-emerging market within the Blockchain space.

It can be difficult for individuals to establish a Digital Currency Exchange on their own and meet compliance with relevant regulators. Agile Legal can Advise and/or help you through the digital exchange set up process ensuring international compliance and compliance with the jurisdiction you have incorporated in. 

Our services include, but are not limited to:

  • Anti Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing advice and documentation;  
  • Digital Currency Exchange Advisory;
  • International Digital Currency Exchange set-up;
  • International Digital Currency Exchange Compliance;
  • Drafting of various documentation required by a Digital Exchange;
  • Digital Currency Audit;
  • Listing Audit;  
  • Trademarking; and
  • Intellectual Property.
Cryptocurrency Litigation

In recent years we have seen rapid growth in the area of digital currency. However, the first few years of this new financial technology have been unsettled, resulting in a number of disputes and litigation.

Disputes involving digital currency can occur in a number of situations. These include:

  • where there is breach of contract;
  • where a claimant is trying to recover Bitcoins or access to a private key;
  • where a criminal matter has occurred, such as fraud or money laundering;
  • where a party is allegedly using digital currency to hide assets;
  • where a party is allegedly concealing assets in the course of commercial litigation;
  • where there is an issue of company or commercial law; and
  • where there are intellectual property issues, such as patents.

At Agile Legal Consulting, our lawyers specialise in Blockchain, FinTech and Commercial Litigation and we are are well placed to assist with any contentious matter you may become involved in.

 

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