Alexa Freeman

About Me

Alexa joined Compact in the Sydney office in 2016.  She has experience in financial services law, anti-money laundering and commercial law.

At a Glance

Summary My Details
Key areas of expertise:
  • Financial Services
  • Anti-money laundering
  • FinTech, RegTech and AI
  • Cryptocurrency exchanges and other cryptocurrency businesses
  • Commercial agreements
  • Over the counter (OTC) Derivatives
  • Intellectual Property
  • Privacy Law
  • Teaching corporate finance and investments and portfolio management at the University of Queensland
Admitted to practice:  2016 
Career achievements: 
  • Assisting a range of digital currency businesses understand and comply with their regulatory obligations in Australia. 
  • Working in-house in the commercial law team of a major financial institution.
  • Introducing and reviewing processes, procedures and technology to enable a major financial institution’s compliance with the OTC derivatives reporting legislation internationally and to ensure its ongoing compliance with these reforms. 
  • Corporate advice for ASX listed clients and the Australian government. 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
Interests outside of work: 
  • Keeping active – pilates and running
  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Travelling
  • Reading
Favourite quote:  “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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