Business & Law

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Changes announced to superannuation insurance are just the start of what's needed, says UNSW Senior Lecturer Gordon Mackenzie.

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Analysis suggests import restrictions on bananas in Australia are a classic rent‐seeking policy, leaving Australians to subsidise each grower by more than $250,000 a year.

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ASIC's plan to have enforcement staff work in banks is an important shift in oversight, says UNSW Professor Pamela Hanrahan from UNSW Business School. Tougher penalties for misconduct might be next.

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Investors daunted by the stockmarket will soon be able to choose investment options in the same way as songlists, says a UNSW team of entrepreneurs.

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Shemara Wikramanayake will take over at Australia’s biggest investment bank after leading its asset management division responsible for more than $500 billion in assets. 

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US quarterly GDP is at its highest point since 2014, but it's unlikely to last for a number of reasons.

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Patricia Anderson and Megan Davis, who helped shape the historic Uluru Statement from the Heart, will feature in the 2018 Mason Conversation at UNSW Sydney.

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The deepening complexities of aged care, including changing morbidities and funding for long term care insurance and investment, will be investigated at an international conference at UNSW Sydney this week.

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Four major consumer electronics manufacturers, including Philips and Pioneer, have been fined $170 million by the European Commission for anti-competitive conduct, writes Rob Nicholls.

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Persistently low inflation puts the Reserve Bank in a difficult position where the right thing to do might be doing nothing at all, writes Richard Holden.

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