Financial Services

Seed Legal represents clients with transactional, AFSL compliance, and regulatory matters dealing with securities and financial services law. We provide representation and guidance to companies involved in banking and finance, funds management and derivatives products.

Credit Licensing

Credit Licensing

Assist with Credit Licensing, Credit Contracts, Mortgages or Guarantees, including exercising rights or performing obligations of a credit provider or lessor or borrower or guarantor.

Funds Management

Funds Management

We assist clients who operate managed investment schemes (‘Managed Funds’) with:

  • investment funds both wholesale and retail, specifically, derivatives/commodities asset backed products.

Banking & Finance

Banking & Finance

We assist clients with:

  • banking and finance contracts and disputes;

  • loan and security documentation;

  • consumer credit & guarantee advice;

  • compliance reviews and training.

AFS Licensing

AFS Licensing

Advising clients operating funds, derivatives, and gold businesses on regulatory issues that impact their business life-cycle from licensing, product offering and marketing, client engagement to regulatory compliance. We regularly advise Australian and international clients on regulatory investigations and disputes/breaches and have particular expertise in acquiring AFSL business.

Derivatives

Derivatives

Our services include advising on:

  • Gold and foreign exchange derivative products, through CFDs, futures and options;

  • Trading platforms;

  • Lending arrangements for investment into these products;

  • Prime brokerage and portfolio swap arrangements.

Digital Assets

Digital Assets

We assist crypto-assets issuers and digital currency exchanges that trade cryptocurrencies or custodians who hold crypto-assets.  We assist with regulatory framework of financial products as set by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) under the Corporations Act 2001, and guide through crypto activities that are not characterised as financial products.

Our Financial Services division assists financial product issuers, services providers and authorised representatives including investment bankers, stockbrokers, futures and derivatives brokers, fund managers, asset managers, researchers, market makers, credit providers and ASX Market participants.