The travails facing JPMorgan have proved an exceptionally useful pulpit to promote Elliot Spitzer’s blend of moral outrage, personal interest and structural reform, writes Justin O'Brien.
If the euro falters, we could be in for a bumpy ride, writes Ross Buckley.
Australia has once again shown its willingness to promote human rights abroad, but not at home, as the recent case of Stefan Nystrom has illustrated, writes George Williams.
It is disappointing that the importance of maintaining a healthy federal judiciary is not reflected in the current bills before parliament, writes Andrew Lynch.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has secured a major victory in its battle to enforce the efficacy of the continuous disclosure regime as well as its standing as a model litigant, writes Justin O'Brien.
Europe is in a major bind. The only way to make Greece, Spain and Portugal competitive is to force major adjustments upon them, writes Ross Buckley.
Intent on making her mark, Nicola Roxon is initiating many law reform processes, including long overdue changes to complaints against judges, writes George Williams.
Secrecy around investigations into contentious deaths involving police risks further entrenching distrust in the community, writes Rebecca Scott Bray.
We should all be concerned about our laws on illegal drugs because they affect all of us, writes Alison Ritter.
The regulator's chairman has said class action litigation is a good market-driven solution, but how does that translate to ASIC's policy position, asks Michael Legg.