Senate Economics References Committee inquiry into digital currency: Opening statement
A speech by Michael Saadat, Senior Executive Leader, Australian Securities and Investments Commission to the Senate Economics References Committee inquiry into digital currency, 7 April 2015
Good afternoon, Chairman. Thank you for this opportunity to address the Committee.
As the Committee is aware, ASIC is Australia’s financial services and financial markets regulator. ASIC also has responsibility for investor and consumer protection in financial services.
ASIC has been following the submissions and hearings into digital currency with interest.