Supplementary submission: Inquiry into Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology
On 1 July 2020, the Law Council of Australia appeared before the Senate Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology following an invitation to provide evidence to the committee’s inquiry into the current state of Australia's Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology sectors.
This supplementary submission addresses two issues that were raised by the Committee Chair during the Law Council’s appearance at the public hearing. The committee requested the Law Council’s further views on:
- steps that could be taken by the Australian Government in relation to technology neutrality in the corporate law context; and
- examples of better and modern ways to the witnessing and execution of documents.
You can read the full submission below.