Business & Law

The effectiveness of efforts by military and civilian agencies to cultivate the rule of law in Afghanistan is the focus of an international symposium at the UNSW next week.

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In permitting a person to starve to death, a West Australian judge has opened a debate about legal access to more humane ways to die, writes Professor George Williams.

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In a major coup, the Australian School of Business has struck an exclusive agreement with the prestigious US business school Wharton, to become a partner in the global Knowledge@Wharton Network.

The AGSM MBA is the only Australian program to make the list of the world's top MBAs, ranking ninth among non-US programs in the prestigious Forbes biennial rankings.

Promoting a stronger culture of non-litigious dispute resolution is the aim of two new postgraduate law programs at the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

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Modern communications mean regimes around the world can no longer commit barbarities against their own people and expect to get away with it, East Timor's President Jose Ramos-Horta has told a UNSW audience.

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The ABC is leading the way in using innovation and new technology to reach new audiences, said the corporation's managing director, Mark Scott, at the latest Meet the CEO event.

President of East Timor Jose Ramos-Horta will join former colleagues from UNSW next week (Monday 27 July) to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Diplomacy Training Program (DTP).

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The global financial crisis may have changed investor behaviour but the appetite for risk is still strong, particularly among those close to retirement, new research finds.

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The proposed overhaul of the US Federal Reserve system may be designed to create more accountability, but such a new role for the Fed raises concerns, argues Professor Fariborz Moshirian.

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