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We need to ensure that environmental and social safeguards are in place before commercial deep seabed mining operations begin, writes Aline Jaeckel.

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Africa leads the way with mobile money where financial value stored on electronic devices can be used for transactions outside the banking system. But overregulation could stop the innovation in its tracks.

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The superannuation system does not need more regulation; it needs a regulator equipped and prepared to use the powers it has, writes Scott Donald.

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Australia cannot ignore Singapore's investigation into attempts to manipulate key financial benchmarks, writes Justin O'Brien.

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Eroding the autonomy of our universities not only threatens their capacity for innovation but in the longer term could threaten the basic principle of academic freedom, writes Professor Fred Hilmer.

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Regulatory rigour at home is one thing. In the international arena, many governments ignore the rules, writes Jenny Stewart.

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If we want market forces to work for us, rather than against us, we may need to start exercising a bit more policy creativity, writes Jenny Stewart.

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Rules on litigation funders have focused on quantity rather than quality in seeking to attract them to Australian courts, write Michael Legg and Nicholas Mavrakis.

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OPINION: Without higher standards of international accountability, banks will continue to see punishment for breaking the law as simply the price of doing business, warns Professor Justin O'Brien in The Conversation.

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Can the focus on maximising shareholder wealth actually harm investors? UCLA's Professor Lynn Stout addresses an international forum hosted by UNSW.

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