Business & Law


The Federal Government's financial planning industry reforms have profound ramifications at both the behavioural and legal level, one of the architects of the reforms argues on a new UNSW website.

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Australian advocates of a Bill of Rights might want to consider a recent court judgment from the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, law academic Fergal Davis warns.

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The problem with class actions that are backed by litigation funders is that a lawyer in such a case may give preference to the wishes of the funder, writes Associate Professor Michael Legg .

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We must be a lucky country if debate about a one percent company tax rate change dominates our headlines, writes Professor Robert Deutsch.


Australians face a complex, confusing and often inconsistent environment when it comes to regulating how businesses and consumers should conduct themselves online, a new report has found.

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A recent US Supreme Court ruling has allowed corporate entities to circumvent already flimsy campaign finance restrictions. In doing so, transparency and accountability have been reduced, argues Professor Justin O'Brien.

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Professor Alec Cameron, Dean of the Australian School of Business, has been elected as President of the Australian Business Deans Council.

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An online tool that tracks international regulatory developments in the aftermath of the GFC and aims to be the most comprehensive of its kind, has been launched by UNSW Law.

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Over the next three years, a majority of the High Court's judges must retire, but predicting the next appointment is like trying to pick the Melbourne Cup winner without knowing who's in the field, writes Professor George Williams.

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Banking and finance law specialist Ros Grady has been appointed as the inaugural Chief Executive of the Centre for International Finance and Regulation.