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Matt and Paul from Holley Nethercote Commercial and Financial Services Lawyers will be talking about digital signatures. The talk will focus on:

  • What are digital signatures? Are they the same as electronic signatures?
  • How do they differ from other methods of signing documents?
  • When can a digital signature be used?
  • What are the differences in laws surrounding the use of digital signatures in each state in Australia?

Matt Twomey

Matt has been practising as a Solicitor since 2013. He joined Holley Nethercote in 2015 after two years working for a boutique commercial firm. Matthew frequently advises fin tech companies on their regulatory and compliance obligations. He also assists business with their general commercial needs.

Paul Derham

Paul is a Partner of Holley Nethercote. Paul assists participants in the financial services industry in complying with their legal and compliance obligations under the Financial Services Reform regime.  Paul regularly assists businesses in acquiring their Australian Financial Services licences (AFSL), as well as providing assistance to licensees in their ongoing compliance obligations.  These businesses include large insurers, robo advisers, dealer groups, global foreign exchange companies and online platforms.  He is also involved in litigation and other general commercial law-related matters. Paul also chairs the FinTech, CFD, and Money Remitters compliance forums every quarter in Melbourne and Sydney.

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What you will learn
  • What are digital signatures? Are they the same as electronic signatures?
  • How do they differ from other methods of signing documents? What can they be used?
  • What are the differences in laws surrounding the use of digital signatures in each state in Australia?

What to bring
  • Questions!
What to wear

Casual


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York Butter Factory

Vendor sincce 2012

The York Butter Factory is the co-working space for Melbourne’s high-potential early-stage technology entrepreneurs.

Established in 2011 inside an 1850s heritage-listed space, York Butter Factory is home to upstarts with bold, global ambitions and clear intentions to change the world.

Named after the original 1855 building, the York Butter Factory is situated on King Street at the base of the Rialto. This brilliant bluestone warehouse is the ultimate juxtaposition of old and new, building tech startups out of one Melbourne’s oldest structures. The 577sqm space is across two floors and has an open plan coworking space, informal collaborative area, meeting rooms, an industrial fridge and room for up to 60 entrepreneurs.

Opening its doors in October 2011, it has established itself at the center of a rapidly growing startup ecosystem in Melbourne. York Butter Factory was co-founded by the partners of Adventure Capital, who run their VC fund out of the space.

YBF already hosts nearly 50 startups largely in the Consumer Internet space. Opportunities to access funding is through its owners’ tech-focused VC fund as well as seed funding provided directly to deserving startups and via the Aurelius Digital angel investment network. There is a culture of collaboration, resource sharing and tough love. Tenants are curated with a view to fill the space with high-potential digital media and web 2.0 startups with a global ambition.

The vision is to become the central hub of the Australian tech startup ecosystem.

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