Branch Presentations

ANZFSS WA AGM & Presentation

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Networking & refreshments available from 5:30 pm. AGM to begin at 6:00 pm with presentation to follow. 

Venue: Exhibition Space of Building 500, Curtin University, Bentley.

The Legal Challenges of Money Laundering through the Use of Virtual and Digital Currencies (Bitcoin)

The WA Branch of the Australian & New Zealand Forensic Science Society invites you to join us for our Branch Annual General Meeting, to be held on Wednesday 15 November 2017, commencing at 5:30pm. The AGM will be followed by a presentation from Chinelle van der Westhuizen from the School of Law at The University of Notre Dome. Information regarding the presentation is as follows:

Abstract:
This presentation will include a discussion on the legal challenges of virtual and digital currencies (bitcoin) in Australia and how these alternative currencies may be used as a vehicle to launder money due to its decentralised and private nature.

Biography:
Chinelle van der Westhuizen is a Lecturer in the School of Law at The University of Notre Dame (Fremantle). Her research areas include Financial Crimes and Consumer Law and she has widespread experience in these areas both in Australia and internationally.

Please click here to register through the ANZFSS Event Page (necessary for catering purposes).