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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.

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For all the heartache, media coverage and long legal argument, we are no closer to knowing how Caroline Byrne met her death at The Gap, writes Professor David Dixon.

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Prime Minister Julia Gillard is facing a similar problem to other women in top roles – being judged by different and often more superficial standards than their male peers, writes Rosemary Howard.

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Perhaps the leadership drama is a gift in disguise - some leaders would love a crisis to instigate change and rally the troops, writes Chris Styles.

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As Wall Street records a marked resurgence in derivative trading in recent months, efforts to reduce systemic risk in the finance industry have hit a regulatory wall, writes Professor Justin O'Brien.

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Law professor Jane McAdam has been appointed as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow in foreign policy at the Brookings Institution, the world's top think tank.

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