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Cary Di Lernia

BCom(Accg) LLB (Hons) Macq; BA Philosophy (Hons) Macq; MPhil UNSW
Lecturer

H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9351 2070
Fax +61 2 9351 7473
cary.dilernia@sydney.edu.au

Bio

Cary Di Lernia is a Lecturer of Accounting and Business Law. Before commencing his academic career he worked in a variety of roles in financial markets and in legal practice. Prior to his appointment to the University of Sydney, Cary was a member of faculty at Macquarie University in the Department of Accounting and Finance.

Cary holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and a Bachelor of Laws with Honours, as well as a first class Honours degree in Philosophy from Macquarie University. He also holds a Master of Philosophy from the University of New South Wales.

Cary teaches in the areas of management accounting, corporate and commercial law. He is building an active research profile on the borders of Accounting and Business Law, and is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Sydney focussing on Australia's Continuous Disclosure regime.

Newsroom articles

  • Newcrest fined for critical rules that were ignored 21 Jun 2014

    Sydney Morning Herald, The Saturday Age, Canberra Times

    Cary Di Lernia is quoted in a Sydney Morning Herald, Canberra Times and Saturday Age article about gold mining company Newcrest, which was hit with $1.2 million fine for giving analysts information ahead of the market.

  • Newcrest fined $1.2 million for continuous disclosure breaches 18 Jun 2014

    ABC PM

    ABC's PM program interviewed Cary Di Lernia on mining giant Newcrest's agreement to pay $1.2 million in fines for concealing sensitive financial information from shareholders.

  • ASIC need to toughen up 21 Jun 2011

    Australian Financial Review

    Cary Di Lernia, Lecturer of Accounting and Business Law at the University of Sydney Business School, says 'ASIC needs to toughen up'.

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Publications

2014

5
Conference Paper/s

Terry A, Di Lernia C and Perrigot R 2014 'A Good Faith Solution to Franchise Relationship Issues Down Under: the French Lesson', 28th Annual International Society of Franchising Conference, New Orleans, United States, 23rd February 2014

2013

2
Book Section/s

Terry A and Di Lernia C 2013 'Quasi-Franchising: A New Model for Strategic Business Cooperation' in Network Governance: Alliances, Cooperatives and Franchise Chains, ed. Thomas Ehrmann, Josef Windsperger, Gerard Cliquet and George Hendrikse, Physica-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pp. 269-86

5
Conference Paper/s

Terry A and Di Lernia C 2013 'Beyond Main Street: Franchising Strategies for Indigenous Business Development', 6th International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks EMNet 2013, Agadir, Morocco, 23rd November 2013

2012

4
Journal Article/s

Di Lernia C 2012 'Odyssey through a forest? Continuous disclosure and the need for practical guidance’', Australian Business Law Review, vol.40:6, pp. 424-54

5
Conference Paper/s

Di Lernia C 2012 'Value, Accounting, and Market Based Solutions to Environmental Issues', Interdisciplinary Perspectives On Accounting Conference 2012, Cardiff, United Kingdom, 13th July 2012

Di Lernia C, Finch N and Foley S 2012 'Improving Corporate Reporting: Price Queries and the Enforcement of Australia’s Continuous Disclosure Regime', 10th Annual International Conference on Accounting, Athens, Greece, 5th July 2012

Di Lernia C, Finch N and Foley S 2012 'The Enforcement of Australia’s Continuous Disclosure Regime', Accounting and Management Information Systems Conference AMIS 2012, Bucharest, Romania, 14th June 2012

2011

2
Book Section/s

Terry A and Di Lernia C 2011 'Regulating the Franchise Relationship: Franchisor Opportunism, Commercial Morality and Good Faith' in New Developments in the Theory of Networks: Franchising, Alliances and Cooperatives, ed. Mika Tuunanen, Josef Windsperger, Gerard Cliquet and George Hendrikse, Physica-Verlag/Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 179-94

4
Journal Article/s

Di Lernia C 2011 'Article Review: Carbon Tax: Challenging Neoliberal Solutions to Climate Change by J. Andrew, M.A. Kaidonis and B. Andrew. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 2010, 21(7), pp. 611–618', Social and Environmental Accountability Journal, vol.31:2, pp. 173-4

Di Lernia C and Aspris A 2011 'Price Queries and the Enforcement of Australia's Continuous Disclosure Regime', Journal of Applied Research in Accounting and Finance, vol.6:2, pp. 28-38

5
Conference Paper/s

Terry A and Di Lernia C 2011 'Quasi Franchising: A New Model for Business Cooperation', 5th International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks 2011, Limassol, Cyprus, 3rd December 2011

Di Lernia C 2011 'Is the watchdog snoozing or just pretending to? An analysis of questionable organisational responses to ASX price queries', Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference 2011, Clearwater Beach, United States, 12th July 2011

Di Lernia C 2011 'Infringement Notices and the Australian Continuous Disclosure Regime - Evidence to 2010', 3rd Annual Conference of the World Accounting Frontiers Series WAFS 2011, Macao, (China), 21st May 2011

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Terry A and Di Lernia C 2011 'Back of House Franchising', Proceedings of the 25th Annual International Society of Franchising Conference ISoF 2011, Boston, United States, 18th June 2011

10
Report/s

Terry A and Di Lernia C 2011 'Franchising Inquiry', South Australian parliament, Economics and Financial Committee- January

Terry A and Di Lernia C 2011 'Franchising Inquiry', Western Australian Parliament, Economics and Industry Standards Committee- January

12
Newspaper Article/s

Di Lernia C 2011 'ASIC needs to toughen up', Australian Financial Review, Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia

2010

2
Book Section/s

Di Lernia C 2010 'Continuous Disclosure: The Use of Infringement Notices as an Enforcement Tool' in The Many Aspects of Market Integrity, ed. Juliette Overland, Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 112-34

4
Journal Article/s

Di Lernia C 2010 'Shareholder Rights in the Face of Corporate Bankruptcy Events', Australian Business Law Review, vol.38:2, pp. 83-99

Di Lernia C and Finch N 2010 'Legal Aspects of Financial Distress', International Review of Business Research Papers, vol.6:2, pp. 120-26

Di Lernia C 2010 'An Investigation into Questionable Organisational Responses to ASX Price Queries', Journal of Law and Financial Management, vol.9:2, pp. 29-38

5
Conference Paper/s

Di Lernia C 2010 'Aggrieved shareholder claims and the Companies Act 1862 UK', 65th Annual Australasian Law Teachers Association ALTA Conference 2010 - "Power, Regulation and Responsibility: Lawyers in Times of Transition", Auckland, New Zealand, 7th July 2010

Di Lernia C 2010 'Value, Accountability and Carbon Offsetting', 12th Annual Alternative Accounts Conference and Workshop 2010, Toronto, Canada, 24th April 2010

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Di Lernia C 2010 'A History of the Infringement Notice Mechanism and its Use in the Enforcement of Australia’s Continuous Disclosure Regime', Proceedings of the Second Annual Academic Association of Historians in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools AAHANZBS Conference 2010, University of Sydney, Australia, 17th December 2010

Di Lernia C, Carlin T and Finch N 2010 'The use of infringement notices in the enforcement of the continuous disclosure regime – evidence to 2009', Proceedings of the 22nd Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues 2010, Gold Coast, Australia, 10th November 2010

Di Lernia C 2010 'Theoretical and practical considerations concerning the relationship between accounting and its chief unit of account', Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Organizational Discourse 2010 - "Crises, Corruption, Character and Change", Amsterdam, Netherlands, 16th July 2010

Di Lernia C 2010 'Money grows on trees', Proceedings of the 6th Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research In Accounting Conference APIRA 2010, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 13th July 2010

Terry A and Di Lernia C 2010 'Good Faith in the Context of Franchising Agreements', Proceedings of the 24th Annual International Society of Franchising ISOF Conference 2010, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 9th June 2010

Di Lernia C and Finch N 2010 'The Subordination of Shareholder Claims Against Companies in Financial Distress', Proceedings of the 12th International Business Research Conference 2010, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9th April 2010

Di Lernia C, Finch N and Terry A 2010 'Good Faith – An Idea Past Its Time', Proceedings of the 12th International Business Research Conference 2010, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9th April 2010

2009

4
Journal Article/s

Di Lernia C and Terry A 2009 'Franchising and the Quest for the Holy Grail: Good Faith or Good Intentions?', Melbourne University Law Review, vol.33:2, pp. 542-78

5
Conference Paper/s

Terry A and Di Lernia C 2009 'E-Collaboration within Franchise Networks: opportunities and challenges', 11th West Lake International Conference on Small and Medium Business, Hangzhou , China, 1st - 31st October 2009

Di Lernia C 2009 'The Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee’s Recommendations on Aggrieved Shareholder Claims', 64th Annual Australian Law Teachers Association Conference ALTA, Sydney, Australia, 8th July 2009

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Di Lernia C 2009 'The Deep Veins of the Sons of Gwalia Litigation', Proceedings of the First Academic Association of Historians in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools AAHANZBS Conference 2009, University of Sydney, Australia, 15th December 2009

Di Lernia C 2009 'Of Money and Accounting', Proceedings of the 8th Australasian Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research CSEAR 2009, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8th December 2009

Carlin T, Di Lernia C and Finch N 2009 'Goodwill Impairment – An Assessment of Disclosure Quality and Compliance Levels by Large Listed New Zealand Firms', 21st Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues 2009, Las Vegas, United States, 25th November 2009

Carlin T, Di Lernia C and Pham C 2009 'Working Capital Management Among Privatised State Owned Enterprises in a Transition Economy Setting', 21st Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues 2009, Las Vegas, United States, 25th November 2009

Di Lernia C 2009 'The Reliance Interest of Creditors', Proceedings of the Allied Academies International Conference - Academy of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues, Las Vegas, United States, 16th October 2009

Di Lernia C 2009 'Parity Ranking of Aggrieved Shareholder Claims', Proceedings of the Allied Academies International Conference - Academy of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues, Las Vegas, United States, 16th October 2009

Terry A and Di Lernia C 2009 'Franchisor Opportunism, Commercial Morality and Good Faith', Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks EMNet 2009, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 5th September 2009

10
Report/s

Di Lernia C and Terry A 2009 'Good Faith in Australian Franchising', Submission to the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research review of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services report - "Opportunity not opportunism: Improving conduct in Australian franchising"

11
Seminar Paper/s

Carlin T, Di Lernia C and Finch N 2009 'Properties of Cash Generating Units in the Context of Goodwill Impairment Testing, Symposium on Management, Accounting & Finance, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China, 17 November 2009

12
Newspaper Article/s

Terry A and Di Lernia C 2009 'Good faith rejection right for franchising', Australian Financial Review, Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 55

2008

4
Journal Article/s

Di Lernia C 2008 'Implications of the Sons of Gwalia Decision', Journal of Law and Financial Management, vol.7:1, pp. 8-17

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Di Lernia C and Hazelton J 2008 'Accounting, Accountability and Money – Implications of Georg Simmel’s Philosophy of Money for the Social and Environmental Accounting project', Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference, New York, United States, 28th April 2008

10
Report/s

Di Lernia C 2008 'Shareholder Claims Against Insolvent Companies - Implications of the Sons of Gwalia Decision', Confidential submission to the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee’s review of the Sons of Gwalia decision

2007

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Carlin T, Di Lernia C and Finch N 2007 'Assessing Goodwill Reporting Under a Newly Adopted IFRS Framework', 19th Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14th November 2007

Carlin T, Di Lernia C and Finch N 2007 'Examining the Decision Usefulness of Goodwill Impairment Testing Disclosures Under IFRS', 19th Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14th November 2007

Carlin T, Di Lernia C and Finch N 2007 'Towards an Understanding of High Magnitude Value Destruction in Acquisition Transactions', 12th Annual Asia Pacific Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 31st July 2007

Di Lernia C and Hazelton J 2007 'What Insights Does Georg Simmel’s Philosophy of Money Offer to Contemporary Accounting?', Asia-Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference APIRA, Auckland, New Zealand, 10th July 2007

Carlin T and Di Lernia C 2007 'Australia’s Continuous Disclosure Regime – Business as Usual or a Cause for Sour Grapes?', Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Congress AFAANZ, Gold Coast, Australia, 3rd July 2007

11
Seminar Paper/s

Di Lernia C 2007 'What Insights Does Georg Simmel’s Philosophy of Money Offer to Contemporary Accounting?, Seminar Series of the Department of Accounting and Finance- Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, 18 October 2007

2006

5
Conference Paper/s

Di Lernia C 2006 'The Social Philosophy of Money: A Critical Reconstruction of Georg Simmel’s Philosophie des Geldes', Critical Theory Conference, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, 1st December 2006