Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Insider Trading by Congress Be Allowed?"
"Australia has criminalised insider trading to emphasise community concern about such conduct. But the laws have done little to eradicate what has become an entrenched feature of many modem securities markets...
Peer group pressure to conform to the culture of greed and a prevailing 'casino mentality' among investors, as well as a tolerance of share market manipulation, have become ingrained within the social structure of the industry. At the same time, the law has increasingly become a largely symbolic mechanism and only a weak vehicle for orderly marketing."
"Australian Studies in Law, and Justice: Casino Capitalism? Insider Trading in Australia," report for the Australian Institute of Criminology, 1991
Experts Individuals with JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to insider trading issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to insider trading issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Chair, Company Law, Durham University
Dean, Faculty of Business and Law, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, 1999-2004
Adjunct Professor of Law, China University of Politics and Law, Beijing
Member, Australia-China Business Council
Member, Law and Society Association
Member, Law Council of Australia
Member & Former President, Corporate Law Teachers Association
Advisory Professor, Beijing Jiaotong University, 2002
Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Canberra, 1999
Founding Editor, Australian Journal of Corporate Law, 1991
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, admitted 1975
Former Professor, Victoria University
Former Chair of the University Academic Board & Professor, University of Canberra, 1989-1999
Former Director, National Centre for Corporate Law & Policy Research, University of Canberra
Former Head, School of Law & Law Discipline, University of Canberra
Former Interim Director, Centre for International Corporate Governance Research (CICGR)
SJD (Doctor of Juridical Science), University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1985
PhD, University of New South Wales, 1980
MA, Department of Government & Public Administration, University of Sydney, 1975