Business & Law

Rosemary howard

Prime Minister Julia Gillard is facing a similar problem to other women in top roles – being judged by different and often more superficial standards than their male peers, writes Rosemary Howard.

Chris styles

Perhaps the leadership drama is a gift in disguise - some leaders would love a crisis to instigate change and rally the troops, writes Chris Styles.

O'Brien

As Wall Street records a marked resurgence in derivative trading in recent months, efforts to reduce systemic risk in the finance industry have hit a regulatory wall, writes Professor Justin O'Brien.

McAdam

Law professor Jane McAdam has been appointed as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow in foreign policy at the Brookings Institution, the world's top think tank.

Productivity

Workplace Relations Minister Bill Shorten’s call for managers to do more to improve employee engagement shines the light on the quality of leadership in Australia, writes Chris Styles.

Highcourt

With the number of unanimous decisions made by the High Court nosediving, Justice Dyson Heydon has emerged as the Court’s new great dissenter, a new report shows.

Wallace wurth speaking

The International Criminal Court has turned from a court on paper into a leading actor in the enforcement of international justice, said ICC President Judge Sang-Hyun Song, delivering the 2012 Wallace Wurth memorial lecture.

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Change to the Australian Constitution to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is more than mere symbolism. It will demonstrably counteract Indigenous disadvantage, argues Paul Kildea.

Bankprofits

The big banks are playing a controversial game by moving interest rates independently of the Reserve Bank, and should be subject to an excess profits tax, argue four prominent UNSW economists.

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Australia has a role to play in strengthening the International Criminal Court's global reach, argue Louise Chappell and Andrea Durbach.

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