Thursday, November 17, 2011

Guest Blogger: Janet Austin

It's IntLawGrrls' great pleasure to welcome Janet Austin (right) as today's guest blogger.
Janet's an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of New Brunswick, where she teaches Securities Law, Criminal Law, and Corporate Crime. She's also a Ph.D. Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto; her dissertation examines the enforcement of transnational violations of securities laws, in particular insider trading and stock market manipulation.
In her guest post below, Janet examines a potential model for enhancing compliance in transnational regulatory networks, particularly those in the global financial sector.
Before joining the New Brunswick law faculty in 2010, Janet was a Lecturer at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, from which she'd earned B.Com. and LL.B. degrees. She also holds an LL.M. from the University of Sydney. Janet spent many years as a senior prosecutor, with a focus on white collar crime, at the Office of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions in Australia. Janet also practiced as a lawyer at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and for private commercial law firms.

Heartfelt welcome!

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