Jake Huang - Digital Assets Financial Services Lawyer

Jake Huang


Jake joined Holley Nethercote as a Law Clerk in 2020, before becoming a Lawyer in 2022.  He has assisted on matters relating to financial services, digital assets, blockchains, global payments, and anti-money laundering.  Jake previously worked in top-tier law firms in mainland China and Hong Kong, and is proficient in Mandarin, Cantonese and French.

Admitted to Practice


Key Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Services Law
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Digital / Crypto Assets, Digital Currency Exchanges and DeFi

Career Achievements

  • Admitted to the PRC Bar
  • Completed an exchange program in a French Law School


  • Juris Doctor, Valedictorian, Class of 2019, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Laws, Southwest University of Political Science and Law

Favourite Quote

“Be yourself; everyone is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde

My Thoughts

Finfluencers, referrers and discussing financial products online

08 Aug 2022

In this article, we take a look at the key issues arising when AFS licensees work with referrers and finfluencers to distribute their products or services. Who are referrers and finfluencers? Referrers are known by…