Dr Sean Foley

  • Senior Lecturer in Finance at the University of Sydney, Australia. Dr Foley is a leading academic in the area of cryptocurrencies and the author of “Sex, Drugs and Bitcoin: How Much Illegal Activity Is Financed Through Cryptocurrencies?” in the Review of Financial Studies.


Current projects include understanding the determinants of fees on transaction inclusion time, identifying fraudulent ICO's and understanding the structure of these developing markets.


Sean has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Financial EconomicsJournal of Empirical Finance and the Journal of Futures Markets, as well as co-authoring an FCA Occasional Paper.


Panel session Academics VS Practitioners: Future of Cryptocurrencies

If you would like to participate in panel sessionas a practitioner or academic expert, please express your interest toconference organisers.

Paper Submission

Authors are invited to submit their full papers in English and in PDF format no later than 30th June 2020 by email to CryptocurrencyRC@gmail.com. Submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed and no submission fee is required. For PhD students, please indicate your student status when submitting the paper.