Scott Farrell is a senior partner of King & Wood Mallesons with more than 20 years’ experience in financial markets and financial systems law. Scott has given many years of service to the public and private sector in advising on, and guiding, regulatory and legal change in the financial market and system landscape.
In 2016, Scott was appointed to the Australian Government’s FinTech Advisory Group at its formation and co-ordinates its Blockchain and open banking workstreams. He is now its co-chair. In 2017, Scott led the Australian Government’s review into Open Banking, the recommendations of which are now being implemented as Australia’s Consumer Data Right. Scott is involved in the work of many industry bodies, standards bodies and public sector entities internationally in relation to data, blockchain, smart contracts, digital identity and fintech.