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The Fold Legal Pty Ltd

Financial Services Regulation

1 ranked lawyersBand 4AustraliaAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

The Fold Legal is noted for its boutique financial services practice specialised in fintech and insurtech with noteworthy expertise in cryptocurrency regulation. Frequently assists clients with regard to their regulatory obligations and in response to regulator requests, as well as licence applications. Acts for a clientele that encompass fintech companies, financiers and financial advisers, clients including Limepay, PICNIC Labs and Henderson Maxwell.

Strengths

"Fold Legal take the time to understand our business and operations," comments a client, adding: "Having that understanding makes it easier for us to work together to reach suitable outcomes which are compliant and commercial."

Another client notes: "Their strengths are that they are highly responsive and provide pragmatic, tailored advice."

Work highlights

The Fold Legal acted for crypto exchange Independent Reserve on whether various non-standard tokens were regulated financial products.

Notable practitioners

Jaime Lumsden assists financial services clients with a variety of financial services regulation law issues, including matters in the fintech space. A client comments: "Her strength is her communication, she takes the time to ensure that all stakeholders understand her advice."

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Financial Services Regulation


Jaime Lumsden
Band 4