A focus on the large settlement payments in class actions misses a more important question: what proportion of shareholders’ actual losses is being compensated, asks Michael Legg.
Campbell Newman's historic majority is proving to be a real source of irritation as it has focused attention on the enemy within, argues Fergal Davis.
The use of "final offer" arbitration could lead to more efficient dispute resolutions, saving conflicted parties time, money and reputation, write Rohan Alexander and Ben O'Neill.
Given the games that shopping centre landlords, franchisors and larger businesses can play, it's time small businesses had access to an independent commissioner in the ACT, writes Frank Zumbo.
People often view the dismissal of the Whitlam government as unique, and never to be repeated. However, our recent political history suggests otherwise, writes George Williams.
Regulatory rigour at home is one thing. In the international arena, many governments ignore the rules, writes Jenny Stewart.
The government should set clear parameters for the royal commission into child sexual abuse and dampen unrealistic expectations about what can be achieved, UNSW Professor and former royal commissioner Hal Wootten QC says.
Is adding GST to online sales about equality in retail or an exercise in shoring up the federal budget? asks Dale Boccabella.
The role of the governor-general has changed, and so too should the way that the governor-general is selected, writes George Williams.
With a new planning system about to be introduced in NSW, the need for an independent, specialist public interest environmental and planning law centre is greater than ever, argues Amelia Thorpe.