Business & Law

Intellectual property developments, including gene patenting and the challenges of social media, will be among topics canvassed at a landmark international legal forum hosted by UNSW on 30 March 2011.

The judges on Australia's highest court decided exactly half of the cases heard in 2010 unanimously - easily the highest rate of agreement seen in more than 30 years.

Sherry inside

A political push for Desperate Housewives-style community titles to alleviate Sydney's housing pressures, may backfire on an unsuspecting public, warns property law expert Cathy Sherry.

FTranking inside

The AGSM MBA Program is the leading full-time MBA program in Australia and 35th in the world in the 2011 Financial Times (UK) rankings.

It makes sense financially, ethically and environmentally for Australia to sell uranium to India, argues Indian strategic affairs expert, Rory Medcalf.

Floods insurance inside

Insurance premiums are likely to rise for all Australians in the wake of the Queensland floods, even in areas not prone to flooding, says Professor Michael Sherris of the Australian School of Business.

McAdam inside

Predictions of one billion people made homeless by climate change are alarmist, writes international law expert Jane McAdam, who is in Geneva to present her research at the United Nations.

UNSW's new Korea Research Institute has been awarded $3 million over 10 years to foster shared interests between Australia and Korea.

LawMedal inside

Criticising judges and 'scandalising the courts' is a criminal offence. Law student Eli Fisher thinks that should change - and it's an argument that's won him a major media law medal.

Sachs Gonski inside

Relying on due process of the law alone is not enough to heal the wounds of injustice, anti-apartheid icon and former South African judge Albie Sachs has told a UNSW audience.

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