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Juliette Overland

Juliette Overland

LLB (Hons 1) (QUT); PhD (Law) (ANU); Solicitor of the Supreme Courts of Queensland and New South Wales and the High Court of Australia
Senior Lecturer

H69 - Codrington Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia


Bio

Dr Juliette Overland's research expertise is in corporate and commercial law, particularly the regulation of securities markets, insider trading and corporate crime.  She completed her PhD thesis on the regulation of corporate liability for insider trading.  Juliette is recognized as a leading authority on the regulation of insider trading and she has published widely in this area. She regularly provides advice on insider trading issues and has acted as an expert consultant in a number of insider trading cases.

In addition to her experience as an academic, Juliette has extensive practical experience as a corporate lawyer, having worked in leading Australian law firms and as the Australian legal counsel for a global technology company.

Juliette is also an enthusiastic and engaging teacher, combining her extensive practical experience with substantial theoretical knowledge of corporate and commercial law, and she  has received a number of teaching citations.  Prior to joining the University of Sydney in January 2009, Juliette lectured in corporate and commercial law at Macquarie University.

Newsroom articles

  • Juliette Overland in the Sydney Morning Herald, Age and Canberra Times 11 Apr 2016

    The Sydney Morning Herald, Age and Canberra Times

    Dr Juliette Overland was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald, Age and Canberra Times about the potential benefits of a royal commission into the banking sector.

  • Proving ANZ rigged price may be tricky 07 Mar 2016

    Australian Financial Review

    Dr Juliette Overland from the Business School was quoted in the Australian Financial Review about a case against ANZ Banking Group for market manipulation.

  • ASIC and the public need to know why 06 Feb 2014

    Australian Financial Review

    Juliette Overland outlines the David Jones share trading matter that has caused much controversy recently and the significant attention on the Australian Securities and Investments Commission's decision not to take action against two directors in an opinion piece she authored.

  • Australian regulator to recover corporate investigation costs 18 Aug 2015

    Global Investigations Review

    Juliette Overland was quoted in an article about how the Australian Securities and Investments Commission has warned companies that they may have to pay the agency's expenses if they are convicted in a criminal or civil case.

  • Inquiry will lay out blueprint for financial system; ASIC in prime spot for overhaul 07 Dec 2014

    Sydney Morning Herald and The Age

    Juliette Overland is quoted in an article about a possible overhaul of ASIC with the release of the government's inquiry into the financial system.

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Publications

2016

2
Book Section/s

Overland J 2016 Forthcoming 'Alternative Business Structures' in Business and the Law (6th edition), ed. Andrew Terry and Des Giugni, Thomson Reuters, Sydney, Australia

4
Journal Article/s

Overland J 2016 Forthcoming 'Re-evaluating the Elements of the Insider Trading Offence: Should There be a Requirement for the Possession of Inside Information?', Australian Business Law Review

10
Report/s

Overland J 2016 'Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Economics for the Senate Inquiry into Penalties for White Collar Crime',

2015

4
Journal Article/s

Overland J 2015 'Insider Trading, General Deterrence and the Penalties for Corporate Crime', Company and Securities Law Journal, vol.33, pp. 317-31 Link

7
Thesis

Overland J 2015 'The Criminal Liability of Corporations for Insider Trading in Australia: Proposals for Reform', College of Law, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

10
Report/s

Overland J 2015 'Submission to the ASX on the ASX Listing Rules Guidance Note 8 on Continuous Disclosure: Listing Rules 3.1-3.1B',

2014

2
Book Section/s

Overland J 2014 'Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting and Directors' Duties: The Australian Experience' in Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Business World, ed. Asli Yüksel Mermod & Samuel O. Idowu, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pp. 135-52

4
Journal Article/s

Overland J 2014 'The Possession and Materiality of Information in Insider Trading Cases', Company and Securities Law Journal, vol.32, pp. 353-61

10
Report/s

Overland J and Bondfield B 2014 'Submission to the Commonwealth Treasury on the Cessation of the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee',

12
Newspaper Article/s

Overland J 2014 'ASIC and the public need to know why', The Australian Financial Review - 6 February Link

2013

4
Journal Article/s

Overland J 2013 'Will John Gay's sentence for insider trading really deter others?', The Conversation - 26 August

Overland J 2013 'Insider trading gets more scrutiny, but convictions may not flow', The Conversation - 11 November

Overland J 2013 'What Is Inside ‘Information’? Clarifying The Ambit Of Insider Trading Laws', Company and Securities Law Journal, vol.31:3, pp. 189-203

2012

4
Journal Article/s

Overland J 2012 'Book Review - The Global Financial Crisis: Triggers, Responses and Aftermath', International Journal of Trade and Commerce, vol.1:1, pp. 162

Overland J and Li K 2012 'Room for improvement: Insider trading and Chinese walls', Australian Business Law Review, vol.40:4, pp. 223-40

2011

2
Book Section/s

Overland J 2011 'A multi-faceted journey: Globalisation, transnational corporations and corporate social responsibility' in Globalisation and the Quest for Social and Environmental Justice: The Relevance of International Law in an Evolving World Order, ed. Shawkat Alam, Natalie Klein and Juliette Overland, Routledge, London, United Kingdom, pp. 130-143

Alam S, Klein N and Overland J 2011 'Achieving social and environmental justice through the many dimensions of globalisation: An elusive or achievable quest?' in Globalisation and the Quest for Social and Environmental Justice: The Relevance of International Law in an Evolving World Order, ed. Shawkat Alam, Natalie Klein and Juliette Overland, Routledge, London, United Kingdom, pp. 1-10

3
Edited Book/s

Alam S, Klein N and Overland J 2011 'Globalisation and the Quest for Social and Environmental Justice: The Relevance of International Law in an Evolving World Order', Routledge, London, United Kingdom

4
Journal Article/s

Overland J 2011 'Charges against former Gunns boss John Gay may test Insider Trading laws', The Conversation - 24 November

Overland J 2011 'All in All, Just Another Brick in the Wall: The Use of Chinese Walls as a Defence to Insider Trading', Journal of Applied Research in Accounting and Finance, vol.6:2, pp. 2-15

Overland J 2011 'Hanlong Insider Trading case will test ASIC's resolve', The Conversation - 14 November

5
Conference Paper/s

Overland J 2011 'Nibbling at the Edges or Fiddling while Rome Burns?  The Past, Present and Future Regulation of Insider Trading', Corporate Law Teachers Association Conference CLTA 2010 – “Future Directions for Corporate Law: Where are we now and where do we go from here?”, Brisbane, Australia, 8th February 2011

10
Report/s

Overland J 2011 'Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform on the Interactive Gambling and Broadcasting Amendment (Online Transactions and Other Measures) Bill',

Overland J 2011 'Submission to the New South Wales Law Reform Commission on the Cheating at Gambling Consultation Paper',

2010

2
Book Section/s

Overland J 2010 'Corporate Social Responsibility in Context: The Case for Compulsory Sustainability Disclosure for Listed Public Companies in Australia?' in Corporate Social Responsibility: Expanding Contours, ed. S. Smitha, Amicus Books/The Icfai University Press, Hyderabad, India, pp. 151-177

Overland J 2010 'Insider Trading as an Aspect of Market Integrity' in The Many Aspects of Market Integrity, ed. Juliette Overland, Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 69-88

3
Edited Book/s

Overland J 2010 'The Many Aspects of Market Integrity', ed. Juliette Overland, Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne, Australia

4
Journal Article/s

Overland J 2010 'Corporate liability for insider trading: How does a company have the necessary 'mens rea'?', Australian Journal of Corporate Law, vol.24:3, pp. 266-281

5
Conference Paper/s

Overland J 2010 'An Aspect of Market Integrity: Directors’ Margin Loans and Insider Trading', Corporate Law Teachers Association CLTA Annual Conference 2010 - "Educating Lawyers: Better Counsel and Better Managers of the Corporate Legal Framework", Adelaide, Australia, 9th February 2010

10
Report/s

Overland J 2010 'Submission to the Commonwealth Treasury on the Corporations Amendment (No 1) Bill 2010',

2009

2
Book Section/s

Overland J 2009 'Definitions of “company”, “corporation” and “insider trading”' in Oxford Legal Dictionary, Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom

4
Journal Article/s

Overland J 2009 'Liability for Insider Trading: Learning Lessons from Australia', International Journal of Private Law, vol.2:1, pp. 62-75

Overland J 2009 'The Insider Trading Implications of Directors’ Margin Loans', Journal of Law and Financial Management, vol.8:1, pp. 20-6

10
Report/s

Overland J 2009 'Submission to the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee on Aspects of Market Integrity Issues Paper',

2008

4
Journal Article/s

Overland J 2008 'Book Review: Varieties of Capitalism, Corporate Governance and Employees', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol.31, pp. 965-68

Overland J 2008 'Sustainability Disclosure and Corporate Social Responsibility: The Australian Experience', FSR Forum, vol.4, pp. 7-11

Overland J 2008 'Towards Better Deterrence of Securities Fraud: Consistency in Sentencing Insider Traders', Macquarie Journal of Business Law, vol.5, pp. 191-224

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Overland J 2008 'Through the Looking Glass: The Latest Developments in Insider Trading Regulation', Financial Services Reform: Where Next?, Sydney, Australia, 1st January 2008-31st December 2008

11
Seminar Paper/s

Overland J 2008 'An Autopsy for ASIC: The Citigroup Decision and Current Issues in the Regulation of Insider Trading, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia 2008

2007

2
Book Section/s

Overland J 2007 'The Future of Insider Trading in Australia' in Insider Trading: Regulatory Perspectives, ed. C. Vidya, ICFAI University Press, pp. 131-58

4
Journal Article/s

Overland J 2007 'Back to the Future? The Impact of Financial Services Reform on Insider Trading in Australia', Macquarie Journal of Business Law, vol.4, pp. 179-95

Overland J 2007 'Corporate Social Responsibility in Context: The Case for Compulsory Sustainability Disclosure for Listed Public Companies in Australia?', Macquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law, vol.4, pp. 1-22

Overland J, Klein N and Alam S 2007 'Editorial: Globalisation and the Quest for Social and Environmental Justice: The Relevance of International Law in an Evolving World Order', Macquarie Law Journal, vol.7, pp. 1-6

Overland J 2007 'ASIC v Citigroup: Fiduciary Duties and Conflicts of Interest', Australian Corporate News, vol.23 August, pp. 1-5

Overland J 2007 'ASIC v Citigroup: Insider Trading', Australian Corporate News, vol.9 August, pp. 1-5

Overland J 2007 'Good Corporate Citizenship', Australian Corporate News, vol. 29 March, pp. 6-10

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Overland J 2007 'Financial Services Reform and Insider Trading: We Know Where We’ve Been But Do We Know Where We’re Going?', Financial Services Reform Third Anniversary: Where Next?, Sydney, Australia, 1st January 2007-31st December 2007

10
Report/s

Overland J 2007 'Submission to the Australian Stock Exchange on the 2 November 2006 ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Explanatory Paper and Exposure Draft on the Principles of Good Corporate Governance and Best Practice Recommendations', Australian Stock Exchange

Overland J 2007 'Submission to the Commonwealth Treasury on the 2 March 2007 Insider Trading Consultation and Position Paper', Commonwealth Treasury

11
Seminar Paper/s

Overland J 2007 'Corporate Governance, Insider Trading and Conflicts of Interest, Macquarie Forum 2007 lecture series, Sydney, Australia 2007

2006

4
Journal Article/s

Overland J 2006 'Book review: The Law of Insider Trading in Australia', Company and Securities Law Journal, vol.24, pp. 65-6

Overland J 2006 'There Was Movement at the Station for the Word had Passed Around: How Does a Company Possess Inside Information under Australian Insider Trading Laws?', Macquarie Journal of Business Law, vol.3, pp. 241-57

Overland J 2006 'Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: Assessing Recent Developments in the Fight Against Insider Trading', Company & Securities Law Journal, vol.24, pp. 207-22

10
Report/s

Overland J 2006 'Submission to the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee on its November 2005 Corporate Social Responsibility Discussion Paper', Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee

11
Seminar Paper/s

Overland J 2006 'Insider Trading: Issues in Practice, Gilbert & Tobin Lawyers, Sydney, Australia 2006

12
Newspaper Article/s

Overland J 2006 'Citi case shows need for reform', The Australian- Business Section, pp. 23

2005

4
Journal Article/s

Overland J 2005 'Insider trading law and the Steve Vizard case', Macquarie University News, vol.September:14

Overland J 2005 'The Future of Insider Trading in Australia: What did Rene Rivkin Teach Us?', Deakin Law Review, vol.10, pp. 708-30

Research Expertise

  • Insider Trading
  • Securities Market Regulation
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Crime
  • Directors' Duties

Recent Units Taught

Videos

Following the ASIC investigation of share trading by David Jones' directors, Juliette discusses the need for every publicly listed company to consider the circumstances in which directors can buy or sell shares.

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Juliette Overland from the Discipline of Business Law discusses the recent Hanlong Mining insider trading case and the challenges it poses for ASIC.

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