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About Amor Sexton

26 Jun About Amor Sexton

Amor PicAmor Sexton is a Sydney lawyer who provides advice on topics that range from commercial contracts, to corporate structuring, capital raising and exit strategies, to bitcoin regulations, cross-border insolvency and enforcement of cross-border claims.

Digital Currency & Blockchain Technology

Amor is the leading digital currency lawyer in Australia, with hands-on experience advising businesses that are commercialising bitcoin and blockchain technology. She has also advised the Bitcoin industry groups on regulatory issues and has liaised with policy makers and regulators to get a clearer understanding of how the existing legal framework applies to bitcoin.

 

Cross-border Issues

Amor is able to advise on matters that have a cross-border element. With a keen grasp of private international law and sound knowledge of cross-border insolvency, Amor is able to act on issues that include:

  • Commercial contracts and negotiation between multinational entities;
  • Dispute resolution for parties based in different jurisdictions;
  • Enforcement of foreign judgements in Australia;
  • Enforcement of Australian judgements overseas;
  • Access to Australian based assets for foreign liquidators;
  • Winding up non-registered foreign companies in Australia; and
  • Applying for assistance from foreign courts in a local liquidation.

 

Commercialisation

In addition to her legal knowledge, Amor Sexton has considerable hand-on experience with establishing, growing and managing businesses.

Amor enjoys the process of using the legal framework to help build solid and robust foundations for new and existing ventures. Her familiarity with taxation and accounting issues is coupled with an excellent understanding of corporate governance, capital raising and commercialisation of a concept.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws, First Class Honours (University of Technology Sydney)

Comments in the Media

Recent articles Amor has written and comments she has provided include:

 

Recent events Amor has spoken at include:

  • Tax aspects of bitcoin, Bitcoin Professionals – Sydney
  • Presentation to Australian Taxation Office, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Treasury, Reserve Bank and others about Taxation of Bitcoin, ADCCA Digital Currency Forum – Canberra
  • Introduction to Bitcoin, Institute of Chartered Accountants- Sydney
  • Regulation for Innovation, Cryptocon – Sydney
  • Regulation Panel, Inside Bitcoin – Las Vegas
  • Bitcoin Down Under, Plug & Play Bitcoin Meetup – Mountain View
  • Xpand’s Sydney Mobile and Online Payments Meetup
  • Bitcoin 2.0, Bangkok Bitcoin Convention – Bangkok
  • Smart Contracts, Bitcoin Professionals – Sydney
  • Sydney Legal Tech Meetup – Sydney
  • Smart Contracts, Bitcoin Professionals – Melbourne
  • Alternative Economies, Blockchain Workshops – Stanford
  • Regulation Panel, Inside Bitcoin – New York
  • How to Grow a Global Business, Inside Bitcoin – New York
  • Beyond Bitcoin, the disruptive uses of block chain, National Australia Bank – Melbourne
  • Oversight for Decentralization, Blockchain Workshops – London

Email: amor@adroitlawyers.com.au
Telephone: +61 2 8096 0063
Mobile: +61 410 161 053
Skype: amor.adroit.lawyers