It is not sufficient for boards to merely rely on the existence of company insider-trading policies as a defensive mechanism, write Tim L'Estrange and Michael Legg.
The ubiquity of electronically stored information, such as email, has created an increased risk that material exempt from discovery due to client legal privilege will not be properly protected, writes Michael Legg.
A focus on the large settlement payments in class actions misses a more important question: what proportion of shareholders’ actual losses is being compensated, asks Michael Legg.
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.
OPINION: As satisfying as it may seem to announce that you’ll see your adversary in court, a good lawyer may be duty bound to tell you otherwise, writes Associate Professor Michael Legg.
The future shape of dispute resolution including the role of the judge and lawyer will be the topic of a major international conference at UNSW (1-2 December).