Tarun Krishnakumar


FITS and Starts

by Tarun Krishnakumar

Come December 2020, the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme (FITS) will have been in force for two years in Australia. Since its enactment in late 2018, FITS has courted significant controversy – including questions of its evenhanded application, collateral effects on rights, and constitutional validity. Despite this attention, however, the most important question has largely remained unaddressed: has it worked?

Legislating to Counter Foreign Influence in the UK: Lessons From Across the Pond

by Ben Freeman and Tarun Krishnakumar

As it seeks to develop a transparency-based registration framework to counter foreign influence activities, the UK can learn from the rich experience of the US and the Foreign Agents Registration Act.

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