Crowdfunding

 
We are at the forefront of this new wave of fundraising, having worked with crowdfunding platforms since 2012. Our multidisciplinary team, which includes taxation and property lawyers, provides integrated advice as needed.

We are involved in projects from inception to completion, and provide practical advice about the steps required. This includes:

Planning

  • structuring advice, including issues papers, options papers, discussion papers and diagrams
  • financial services licensing requirements (AFSL, ACL etc)
  • recommendations about appropriate structures

Implementation

  • drafting scheme documentation;
  • drafting contractual documentation;
  • drafting and lodging application documents;
  • engaging with regulators, such as ASIC, to obtain necessary regulatory relief;
  • drafting disclosure documents, information memoranda and product disclosure statements;
  • reviewing applications forms; and
  • reviewing marketing material.

Experience

  • Acting for DomaCom Pty Ltd on all aspects of establishment of a novel and complex retail franctional property investment platform structured as a registered managed investment scheme.
  • Advising and acting on all aspects of the establishment of Property Shares, a wholesale property crowdfunding platform.
  • Advising and acting on all aspects of the establishment of a number of P2P and small business lending platforms.

Key contact

Harry New

Partner

Co-Head of Financial Services & Insurance

Harry leads our financial services team and focuses extensively on financial services law and corporate advisory.

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