Andrea Beatty is a partner in Piper Alderman’s banking and financial services practice, specialising in regulated credit and financial services. She advises and represents clients including start-ups, Australian financial services licensees and Australian credit licensees on all aspects of financial services regulation and corporate finance, including licence applications, regulatory compliance projects and audits, regulatory enforcement defences, and regulator investigations and disputes.
Andrea advises domestic and foreign institutions on acquiring financial services and credit licences and exemptions, and specialises in advising on structuring and establishing financial services and credit businesses, including drafting plain English documents, procedures, systems audits and online web application processes.
Andrea’s experience includes advising clients on financial products and channels, including peer-to-peer lending platforms, crowdfunding, payment systems, cryptocurrencies, reward programmes, gift cards and financial services acquisitions, disposals and alliances.
Andrea also has in-depth knowledge of privacy laws and regularly advises clients on data and privacy security and breach remediation.