Business & Law

A new $41 million international finance centre, led by UNSW, could play a key role in preventing another global financial crisis, Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer said today.

Former NSW Director of Public Prosecutions Nicholas Cowdery has been appointed a Visiting Professorial Fellow in the UNSW Faculty of Law.

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New research from the Australian School of Business indicates that having just one person who is lazy at work can drag down a high performing team.

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A film featuring UNSW Law's Andrea Durbach has won the audience award for best documentary at the Sydney Film Festival.

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In the era of social networking, are smartphones jeopardising our right to trial by jury, asks Dr Fergal Davis from UNSW's Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law.

Does the Gillard government's proposed "Malaysia solution" for asylum seekers place us at risk of violating our international obligations? Refugee law expert Jane McAdam explains.

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Australia and the United States should not be afraid to shine a spotlight on nations in the region that fall short on their human rights obligations, US Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich has told a UNSW audience.

UNSW experts available for comment on the 2011 Federal Budget.

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A new report by the Journalism and Media Research Centre argues that self-regulation is the key to managing convergent media in Australia.

Australia's banks should be made to contribute to a fund to ensure their long-term stability and help prevent any future financial disaster, says finance law professor Ross Buckley.

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