Business & Law

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An examination of the first year of decisions by the Kiefel High Court suggests that the Chief Justice's preference for collaborative decision-making is largely being met in practice.

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Susan Kiefel's first year as Chief Justice of the High Court has been marked by a welcome degree of consensus, writes Andrew Lynch.

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In a national advertising campaign, the Australian Bankers’ Association claims banks belong to all of us. But is that true? Mark Humphrey-Jenner investigates.

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Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce's indiscretions raise issues of conflicts of interest, exploitation and the misuse of public funds, writes George Williams.

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Litigation may sound like an obvious route for someone who experiences a medical injury. But it’s lengthy and stressful, and may not provide relief to patients and their families, writes Jennifer Moore.

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A UNSW Law team has claimed victory at the world’s top mediation challenge in Paris, beating 65 teams from 32 countries.

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UNSW Sydney is mourning the death of its former Dean of Law, Emeritus Professor Garth Nettheim.

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Banks and financial providers know how to take advantage of consumers' inability to make good decisions about financial products, writes Dimity Kingsford Smith.

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Data from Australia and overseas, inlcuding the fluctuations in the US stock market, point to a tricky balancing act for policy makers, writes Richard Holden.

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Australia’s skilled migration system has helped attract many skilled workers from overseas but we risk wasting their skills, writes Massimiliano Tani.

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