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22 February 2019

Is ASIC the watchdog that no one fears?

The Banking Royal Commission has raised questions about the role of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, writes Professor Jason Harris, specialist in corporate law at the University of Sydney Law School.
22 February 2019

Law reform needed for granny flat arrangements

When "granny flat agreements" go wrong, the consequences can be disastrous and costly for parents and children alike, writes property law expert Patricia Lane from The University of Sydney Law School.
21 February 2019

Amateur video evidence vital to holding police to account

Six years after amateur video footage surfaced on YouTube allegedly showing police excessive force at the 2013 Mardi Gras, new University of Sydney research shows the important but unpredictable role that amateur video can play in holding police to account.
19 February 2019

Sydney Law School wins national title in prestigious mooting competition

A team of students from the University of Sydney Law School has won the Australian round of the prestigious Jessup international law mooting competition.
19 February 2019

Transforming the future of law and business

Sydney Law School students Sarah Bartrim and Cherie Chen have teamed up with industry partners and students from around the world to address contemporary legal issues facing global business today.
19 February 2019

Sydney Law School welcomes new academic staff

Professor Jason Harris, Dr Derwent Coshott, Dr Joel Harrison and Dr Gemma Turton recently joined the Sydney Law School, bringing with them a wealth of knowledge and experience from careers in Australia and around the world.
14 February 2019

Sydney Law School alumni named among NSW highest legal counsel

Dr Andrew Bell SC has been appointed the new President of the Court of Appeal following the Honourable Justice Margaret Beazley QC AO’s ascension to Governor of NSW
11 February 2019

Why is there concern about corruption in Australia?

What does Australia's orange ranking in the Corruption Perception Index actually mean? Sydney Law School PhD Candidate José-Miguel Bello y Villarino explains.
05 February 2019

Banking Royal Commission: personal greed and corporate culture

The Banking Royal Commission's final report shows the real problem is how we value executives and workers, writes Dr Kym Sheehan, specialist in executive remuneration from the University of Sydney Law School.
01 February 2019

Banking royal commission to have 'monumental impact', say experts

Ahead of the banking royal commission's final report, University of Sydney experts say the findings should be a "wake up call" for the corporate regulator and are hoping it will provide the industry with clear guidance.