Jordan Markezic advises on a range of regulatory and competition law matters, primarily relating to the communications and technology sectors, and has assisted with commercial litigation with respect to competition law breaches.

Jordan has previously worked with our Financial Services Practice Group, where he advised on various banking and finance transactions, including debt financing and general corporate lending. Jordan also has experience advising on financial services and fintech regulation and compliance, and disputes regarding managed investment schemes. Additionally, Jordan has assisted on due diligence for corporate mergers and acquisitions.

Jordan is a registered justice of the peace in New South Wales.

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  • Preparing advice on compliance with requirements of the corporate and financial services sector regulators, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), as well as the Corporations Act 2001 and the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (Cth).
  • Undertaking due diligence with respect to ACCC regulatory requirements, particularly the immunity process.
  • Assisting with discovery and forensic document review in relation to commercial litigation arising out of breaches of Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and disputes regarding managed investment schemes.
  • Assisting in relation to court hearings for various competition law matters, notably brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) against a “big four” bank and several other investment banks.
  • Advising international clients on compliance with the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 (Cth) and Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018 (Cth) in both primary production and telecommunications contexts.
  • Drafting transactional documents for loan agreements.
  • Advising fintech firms deploying disruptive and blockchain technologies on regulatory compliance, commercial contracts, privacy law, tax liabilities and compliance with the managed investment schemes regime.
  • Undertaking due diligence in relation to:
    • Client contracts as part of the sale of an Australian-owned data and analytics consultancy business to a multinational media and digital marketing communications firm.
    • Financial disclosure documentation in connection with an AU$3.7 million private share placement by a US technology company into an ASX listed technology company.
  • Drafting corporate governance documents, including shareholder agreements and constituent documents, and preparing trust deeds, business transaction agreements, wills, codicils and powers of attorney.

Education

  • University of Technology, Sydney, Graduate Certificate in Professional Legal Practice, 2022
  • University of Technology, Sydney, Bachelor of Laws, 2022

Admissions

  • High Court of Australia, 2023
  • Federal Court of Australia, 2023
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales, 2023
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