In the absence of a Bill of Rights, defamation law may be the best way to regulate privacy and free speech online, a UNSW research paper suggests.
The finance sector is coming back strong after the GFC. This time, we need to make sure it is a force for good, writes Usman W. Chohan.
There are deep fissures in our understanding of regulatory issues that are revealed by the Shkreli episode, writes Usman W. Chohan.
We need to ensure that environmental and social safeguards are in place before commercial deep seabed mining operations begin, writes Aline Jaeckel.
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.
The superannuation system does not need more regulation; it needs a regulator equipped and prepared to use the powers it has, writes Scott Donald.
Australia cannot ignore Singapore's investigation into attempts to manipulate key financial benchmarks, writes Justin O'Brien.
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.
Regulatory rigour at home is one thing. In the international arena, many governments ignore the rules, writes Jenny Stewart.
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.