Business & Law

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Director of UNSW's Indigenous Law Centre, Megan Davis, has welcomed Australia's endorsement of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, describing it as "an historic decision".

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The recent US plan to purchase bad bank assets requires the full participation and support of the private sector, writes Professor Fariborz Moshirian from the Australian School of Business.

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A visiting Israeli academic has told a packed lecture at UNSW that Israel is practising "apartheid" and will never accept a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine problem.

Professor Peter Shergold of the Centre for Social Impact argues good corporate behaviour is needed now more than ever, if businesses are to survive into the future.

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Corporations should be managed for long-term value rather than quarter-by-quarter, said SingTel Group chief Chua Sock Koong, at the first Meet the CEO event for 2009.

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Former High Court Justice Michael Kirby has taken up an appointment as a Distinguished Visiting Professor in UNSW's Law Faculty.

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Restoring faith in the banking system is a prerequisite for sustained economic recovery from the global financial crisis, writes Professor Fariborz Moshirian of the Australian School of Business.

A survey in the Australian Indigenous Law Review finds most governments have failed calls for mandatory responses to coronial recommendations. The journal is published by UNSW's Indigenous Law Centre.

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The corporate regulator needs additional powers to investigate suspicious trading and 'rumourtrage' as soon as it's detected, argues Janet Austin from the Australian School of Business.

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The Rudd Government must act swiftly if a United Nations committee finds the Northern Territory intervention is racist, UNSW law professor George Williams says.

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