Business & Law

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The ubiquity of electronically stored information, such as email, has created an increased risk that material exempt from discovery due to client legal privilege will not be properly protected, writes Michael Legg. 

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It is time for us to take the steps that would finally unite us as one people and recognise that true reconciliation with Aboriginal Australians requires a treaty, argues George Williams. 

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Cutting taxes quietly for business and the wealthy and hoping for jobs and growth is good politics, but there will be a price paid for fiscal profligacy, writes Geoffrey Garrett. 

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Will international accounting firm PwC's buyout of consultatns Booz & Co be a successful emulation of its Australian parternship, asks Nick Wailes. 

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Alumni from UNSW Law have launched an online crowd-funding campaign to raise money for a scholarship program that helps disadvantaged young people from Sydney’s south-west to study law.

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What really enables Australia to prosper is its insistence on combining the entrepreneur's right to “have a go” with the traditional egalitarian capacity for the “fair go”, argues Tim Harcourt. 

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Europe's Roma and Jews have far too much in common. Let's be empathetic. Let's acknowledge our common history. And then, let's apply our resulting outrage to an ongoing injustice closer to home, writes Fergal Davis.

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The NSW government is to be commended for the work it has done on strata law, and its preparedness to amend draconian laws, but the proposed pet changes do not go far enough, writes Cathy Sherry. 

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Before the next federal poll, we must take a hard look at the basic features of our voting system, including the viability of casting electronic votes, writes George Williams. 

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The NSW government’s hastily introduced legislation to extend police powers of arrest threatens fundamental rights and police effectiveness, write Vicki Sentas and Nicholas Cowdery.

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