Corporate Governance and Regulation: East Meets West Conference

17 & 18 August

Fundamentals of Regulation

Semester 2 Intensive
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    • Corporate Governance and Regulation: East Meets West Conference

      17 to 18 August
      The conference is convened by the University of Sydney Law School together with the National University of Singapore, University of Auckland, Vanderbilt University, Yonsei University, and includes many leading national and international scholars in the field of corporate governance. The conference will traverse a range of topical contemporary issues in corporate governance and regulation...

    • Sydney Ideas - Hong Kong Twenty Years After the Hand-Over

      22 August
      This forum will examine developments in Hong Kong in the 20 years since it became the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and prospects for Hong Kong's future under Chinese rule. Each of our speakers will present a short paper, then we will open up the floor to audience questions.

    • Freedom of Speech and the Case for Defamation Law Reform

      24 August
      Inaugural Professorial lecture presented by Professor David Rolph, University of Sydney Law School
      Chaired by: Greg Tolhurst, Executive Director, NSW Bar Association
      Freedom of speech has become politically prominent and contested in Australia in recent years, most notably through the long running debate about the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) s 18C. Public discussion about freedom of speech has tended to be narrowly focused. There are many areas of law which restrict or regulate freedom of speech, many of which are long-standing and well known. Amongst the most significant, well established and pervasive is the tort of defamation.