How Do I Structure my Startup?
Before raising capital, hiring employees or selling to customers, your startup will need to decide and develop a formal business structure. The type of business structure you have (or decideRead More
How does my FinTech comply with the National Credit Code (NCC)?
Consumer credit activities, such as providing loans, credit cards, consumer leases, overdrafts and line of credit accounts, are heavily regulated by ASIC under the National Credit Code. If your FintechRead More
Legal considerations to prepare your startup for investment
Congratulations! Your startup is coming to life and you’re looking to grow it by raising funds. Raising capital can be an exciting and daunting process – and securing it mayRead More
Do you need a credit license from ASIC to operate a Fintech?
Today, more tools, apps and plugins are using technology to create new ways of providing financial information and services. “Fintechs” (financial technology) are making use of robo advisers, crowd-funding, peer-to-peerRead More
What is a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and when do I need one?
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), sometimes referred to as a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), is often confused with a contract. However, there are key distinctions between an MOA and aRead More
Can I pay employees with shares?
It is common practise for startups to offer to pay employees with shares as a way of incentivising employees without affecting their cash flow. This can be arranged by anRead More
Top 6 Legal Issues for Startups
Turning your idea into a reality is exciting, and dealing with legal issues at the outset of your journey may not be the highest priority on your list. It mayRead More
How do Shareholder Agreements Work?
When your business issues shares, those owning them become shareholders, giving them partial ownership of your company. With that comes the potential for them to be rewarded when and ifRead More