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Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Hon Dr John Bannon Newly Appointed Chair of the National Archives of Australia Advisory Council

The Adelaide Law School wishes to congratulate the Honourable Dr John Bannon AO on his recent appointment as Chair of the National Archives of Australia Advisory Council.  Dr Bannon is an Adjunct Professor of the Adelaide Law School specialising in constitutional history and Federal/State relations.  Dr Bannon joins the Adelaide Law School Dean, Professor John […]

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Congratulations

We would like to congratulate two of our Advisory Board members:   Michael Murray, Legal Director of the IPA, has been appointed a member of CAMAC (the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee). CAMAC is established under Part 9 of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (ASIC Act) to advise the Minister on matters […]

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Mining Law Conference

On Friday 20th May the Adelaide Law Masters Program and The Law Society of SA jointly hosted a one-day Conference on Mining Law. This was the second in the series of joint conferences held between the two institutions, after the successful PPSA conference in May 2010, and which are a prelude to an Adelaide Law […]

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Fair enough! The Fair Entitlements Guarantee Bill 2011

  Associate Professor Christopher Symes: The Australian Parliament in its Autumn/Winter session is about to debate legislation that deals with the consequences of an employer entering into insolvency (liquidation) with employees being owed wages and other entitlements. The topic was part of the ALP policy on ‘protecting workers’ entitlements package’ taken to the last election. […]

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Launch of New Book Exploring Life at its Borders

RUSSLR, the Ethics Centre of South Australia (ECSA) and ATF Press are pleased to announce the launch of Issues at the Borders of Life, edited by Bernadette Richards and Vic Pfitzner. The book will be launched by Professor Robert Crotty, Director of ECSA. DATE Wednesday, 15 June TIME 5:30pm VENUE Moot Court Room, Ligertwood Building, […]

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Hide and seek or show and tell in prospectus disclosure?

Do we play ‘Hide and Seek’ or ‘Show and Tell’ with a director’s bankruptcy and insolvency history in prospectus disclosure law under the Corporations Act? It is an aim of insolvency law to provide mechanisms that assist in removing directors from the management of companies where they have been found to have been involved with […]

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