Business & Law

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A new report by the Journalism and Media Research Centre argues that self-regulation is the key to managing convergent media in Australia.

Australia's banks should be made to contribute to a fund to ensure their long-term stability and help prevent any future financial disaster, says finance law professor Ross Buckley.

US Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich will deliver the Australian Human Rights Centre's Annual Public Lecture at UNSW next week (Tuesday, 10 May).

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The royal wedding raises concerns about rules of succession that reflect centuries-old prejudices against women and Catholics. But changing them will be a logistical nightmare.

Does restorative justice offer advantages to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence over conventional justice practices?

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The Security Council's actions against Colonel Gaddafi in Libya have implications beyond the conflict itself and may signal a return of faith in collective security, writes international law expert Chris Michaelson.

Increasing the number of female directors and senior executives is perhaps the greatest strategy for business and the nation, writes UNSW Deputy Chancellor Jillian Segal.

Free public forum on the Recognition of Indigenous Australians in the Constitution

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.