Dr Andrew Godwin is a Principal Fellow (Honorary) at Melbourne Law School. He is also Special Counsel at the Australian Law Reform Commission, assisting its inquiry into the simplification of corporations and financial services regulation. He previously spent 15 years as an academic at Melbourne Law School (2006 – 2021) and 15 years in practice (1992 – 2006). Andrew’s research interests include financial services law, finance and insolvency law, financial regulation, property law and the regulation of the legal profession. Books that he has published as an author or editor include The Cambridge Handbook of Twin Peaks Financial Regulation (Cambridge University Press, 2021), Technology and Corporate Law: How Innovation Shapes Corporate Activity (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021) and Sackville & Neave Australian Property Law (11th edition, LexisNexis, 2021). His PhD thesis examined traditional land-use rights in China. Andrew has acted as a consultant to a broad range of organisations, including the World Bank and regulators and governments in Australia and abroad.