RECORDING Crypto Assets and Decentralised Autonomous Organisations Webinar

On 15 February 2023, the Australian Law Reform Commission, in association with the Corporate Law and Financial Regulation Research Program at Melbourne Law School, held a webinar on the regulation of crypto assets and Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (DAOs).

The webinar provided an update on regulatory developments in Australia and overseas, and explored the direction of future reforms.

Following an introduction by Professor Rosemary Langford of Melbourne Law School, Dr Andrew Godwin discussed relevant terminology and concepts and identified the challenges for regulatory design.

Mr Laurence White, barrister at the Victorian Bar, then spoke in detail about the regulatory and legal issues concerning crypto assets from a global perspective.

Ms Joni Pirovich, creator of LawFi DAO, discussed the standards necessary for legal recognition and limited liability for DAOs.

Finally, Emeritus Professor Myles McGregor-Lowndes OAM of QUT shared his experience on DAOs and the nonprofit sector, a sector in which DAOs have generated a significant amount of interest.

Selected Speakers Presentations