Crypto-assets + blockchain technologies 

Headed up by Matt Hawken, advisor to digital currency exchanges, crypto asset issuers and service providers, Blueprint Law’s crypto-asset team can provide advice on the full range of legal and commercial challenges faced by start-ups and scaling service platforms in the digital asset space.

 

Blueprint Law combines the extensive experience of Gary Rogers in the internet technology sector and a strong intellectual property practice with Matt’s blockchain and crypto asset experience to offer a comprehensive advisory service for this sector.

Blueprint Law works in conjunction with token issuance and blockchain platform development service providers and with traditional and new generation financial institutions, regulators and professional service providers to help clients to build robust businesses based on novel technologies.

Our experience includes providing advice in relation to the following:

 

  • structuring relationships between multiple parties and establishment of corporate and trust entities

  • AFS, AML, National Credit Code and consumer regulation

  • shareholder, joint venture and development agreements

  • token issuance

  • traditional and token based capital raising

  • acquisitions and other capital events

  • commercial terms and conditions

  • privacy polices

  • intellectual property

  • software licensing

  • employment

  • commercial agreements

  • corporate governance

Examples of our work in this space include: 

 

  • sale and purchase of Australian digital asset business to US purchaser

  • regulatory advice and commercial structuring of asset backed token issuance platform

  • regulatory advice to global custodial wallet service provider  

  • website audit, structuring advice and reviewing terms and conditions for crypto-asset portfolio services

  • regulatory advice to global FX trading platform

  • AML/CTF registrations and compliance advice to designated service providers

  • advising token based issuance platforms on AFSL licensing and disclosure obligations

  • consumer credit code and AML advice on non-bank lending platforms

  • pursuing and defending AFCA complaints involving digital currencies and crypto platforms