Sealing the Deal
Australian Set-Up, Operations & Funding

Panel Event & 1-2-1 Networking Live in London
(Optional join by Zoom)

19th May 2022 14:00 to 18:00 BST


GTM Global in association with DIT, Austrade & Howard Kennedy


19th May 2022 14:00 to 18:00 BST


On Zoom and live at Howard Kennedy Offices, 1 London Bridge, London SE1 9BG. View map.


An interactive panel discussion 1400-1430, followed by one-to-one advisory sessions either live or virtually from 1500-1800.

Sealing the Deal

Are you planning to seal some deals in Australia this quarter? If so - don’t think about leaving home without a Aus lawyer/ accountant by your side!

Join us for a one-to-one networking and panel event that will highlight key considerations for expanding your set-up, operations and funding into Aus and common pitfalls to avoid.

Our panel will include leading Aus attorney Julian Gyngell, Aus corporate services consultant Nikki Foster Le-Grys, and Howard Kennedy’s UK compliance, funding & international expansion ambassador Howard Goulden.

Designed for owner-managed Digital and Technology scale-up businesses, this event will give you bespoke advice on how to successfully set up and fund your Aus operations - maximising opportunities and mitigating risk.

Australian Operational, Compliance & Funding Advice

Connect with key in-country experts covering:-

  • Legal - Aus set-up, offices, IP protection, visa applications, employee & supplier agreements
  • Corporate Services – Corporate structures, compliance & tax
  • Funding – UK Compliance, investment & international expansion support
  • Government support - from Austrade & DIT

Panellists & Event Advisers

  • Mark Stimpfig, chair, co-founder GTM Global and Development Director, London, Greater Phoenix Economic Council
  • Julian Gyngell, Principal, Kepdowrie Chambers, Sydney
  • Nikki Foster Le-Grys, UK Head, Acclime Regional Director UK & Europe
  • Howard Goulden, International Trade Ambassador, Howard Kennedy, London
  • Julianne Davis, Investment Director, Austrade
  • Estelle Dingley, Department International Trade

Additional 1-2-1 advisers for the break-out sessions - foreign exchange & hedging solutions specialist Global Reach

Meet the Panellists

Mark Stimpfig

Co-founder GTM Global, Development Director London for GPEC

Providing advice & guidance for tech and digital scale up brands to expand internationally & support companies looking to land & expand into the Greater Phoenix region USA

Howard Goulden

International Expansion Ambassador, Howard Kenedy

Howard Goulden supports the coordination of the firm's internationally focused activity and future strategy.

Julian Gyngell

Principal, Kepdowrie Chambers

Julian is a corporate lawyer who specialises in working with clients in the complementary (and converging) IP-rich, creative industry and technology-based sectors.

Nikki Foster Le-Grys

Regional Director UK & Europe, Acclime

Experienced business development, bid management, marketing and customer care professional working across the private, not-for-profit and charity sectors, including start-up expertise

Julianne Davis

Investment Director, UK & Ireland, Austrade

Julianne leads the UK investment team promoting foreign direct investment into Australia. Her own portfolio currently includes ICT/digital technologies including agritech and digital health. She has previous investment experience in tourism and leisure infrastructure, cleantech, and professional and financial services industries.

About GTM Global

GTM Global connects UK scale-up brands in digital and tech to a designated panel of experts from government, trade bodies and commercial partners to provide on-going advice and guidance on go-to-market strategy and international expansion planning.

  • Advice and guidance from experts in international trade
  • Export readiness audits and market research reports
  • Access to a network of in-country specialists and trade partners
  • Go-to-market strategy development and market expansion planning
  • Compliance, regulatory and risk management planning
  • In-country distribution, sales and business development services
  • Access to overseas EDOs, accelerator programs and government support
  • Funding via an international network of investors and VCs
  • Curated promotions and offers for businesses transacting overseas

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