The Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s New Immunity Policy: An Evaluation

In 2021, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) launched an immunity policy for certain market misconduct offenses, including insider trading and market manipulation. The ASIC immunity policy grants a full exemption from civil and criminal sanctions (specifically immunity) to individuals who have colluded with others to contravene a provision of Part 7.10 of the Corporations Act 2001. […]

Cryptocurrency and the Limits of Criminal Prosecution

I recently had the opportunity to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs in a hearing on “Understanding the Role of Digital Assets in Illicit Finance.” My testimony focused on the ways cryptocurrency is increasingly being used to facilitate existing and new crimes, as well as the challenges that cryptocurrency […]