Money Remitters

Payments Businesses

PSPs, MTOs & FX dealers

Do you need assistance establishing and maintaining a payments business in Australia?  We act for:

  • Payments service providers (PSPs)
  • Money Remitters and money transfer organisations (MTOs)
  • Phone-based group payments application providers (FinTechs)
  • Acquirers – banks acquirers and acquirers of stored value in ewallets
  • Payment Gateway providers

How we can help


Checklist to help Money Remitters, Money Transfer Operators and Payment Services

This 1-page checklist highlights key regulatory and legal issues to consider when setting up in Australia.


The Payments Compliance Forum

Because we act for so many participants in the payments industry, we run quarterly face-to-face and online compliance forums for FX & remittance businesses.  The Director of Compliance, Remitters at AUSTRAC also attends as a guest speaker at these forums.

Sign up to the HN Hub to attend our forums or contact us to find out more.

Our latest updates for Payments Businesses

WEBINAR: Conflicted Remuneration – Balanced Scorecards, Tips & Traps

In this webinar, Holley Nethercote's Special Counsel, Michael Mavromatis, will discuss how incentivising behaviour in the right way is tricky, but possible.

Blog update
Blog update
Complying with your AML/CTF obligations

AUSTRAC Action: The Westpac Case AML/CTF obligations - A case study: Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) made national and international headlines on 20 November 2019, when it applied…

Latest insight
Latest insight
Section 30 and Section 33 Notices – ASIC’s Power to Compel Production of Books

The Australian Securities and Investments Act 2001 (Act) gives ASIC the power to issue section 30 and section 33 notices compelling the production of certain books. Section 30 and section…