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Monthly Archives: March 2017

RUMLAE takes the lead in delivering Operational Commercial law course

RUMLAE members, Dr Colette Langos, Dr Mark Giancaspro, along with A/Prof Matthew Stubbs recently taught a pilot course on ‘Operational Commercial Law’ to a number of Australian Defence Force Legal Officers and Cth Dept. of Defence Lawyers in Melbourne.  The course was designed and developed principally by Dr Langos and Dr Giancaspro to focus on […]

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Polar Governance Conference, China

On 18 and 19 March 2017 Dr Nengye Liu convened the ‘Conservation of Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions, Science, Politics and Law’ conference in Wuhan, China, with the support of Wuhan University’s China Institute of Boundary and Ocean Studies and Research Institute of Environmental Law. The two-day conference draws a clear picture of […]

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ROCIT co-hosts successful EU/Australia Business Rescue symposium

On Thursday 16th March at the National Wine Centre, ROCIT, in conjunction with support from the University of Adelaide’s EU Centre for Global Affairs, hosted a symposium on Business Rescue in Australia and the EU. The morning was devoted to presentations from Professor Gerard McCormack of Leeds University, and Professor Michael Veder of Radboud University, […]

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ASIC Report 512 – Regulation of Corporate Finance

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (‘ASIC’) hosted a Corporate Finance Liason meeting in Adelaide on 7 March 2017, along with similar meetings in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, to discuss Report 512, encapsulating the last six months of regulation of public corporate finance activity in Australia.

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Symposium: Business Rescue Law Reform in Australia and the EU

ROCIT Research Unit, Adelaide Law School, in conjunction with EU Centre for Global Affairs National Wine Centre, Adelaide on Thursday 16 March 2017, 8.45am-3pm Are our business rescue laws still fit for purpose? How can they better assist directors to preserve value before it’s too late, but still protect other stakeholders including the public interest? […]

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Caitlyn Georgeson – SBS Student and Rising Star of the Year Award

LLB and BA student Caitlyn Georgeson has been awarded the SBS Student and Rising Star of the Year Award at the 2017 Australian LGBTI Awards. Caitlyn has served on the University of Adelaide Student Representative Council as Queer Officer and established Pride Club, a community that runs social events for LGBTI students and their friends. […]

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First Major MILAMOS workshop held at Adelaide Law School

More than 50 legal experts, technical experts, researchers and others came together at The University of Adelaide Law School over the period 20 – 22 February 2017 for the first MILAMOS Workshop. Following the preliminary coordination meeting in October 2016 in Montreal, this was the first in a projected set of nine Workshops to reach […]

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National Health and Medical Research Council Grant

Associate Professor Bernadette Richards is a member of a multi- disciplinary team recently awarded an NH&MRC Partnership Grant (APP1133407: total funds $781,842). In collaboration with ten government and community partners, the team will examine strategies for the inclusion of vulnerable populations in developing complex and sensitive public policy: A case study in Advance Care Planning. […]

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Horticulture Innovation Australia and Fair Work Ombudsman Reports

In February 2017, Associate Professor Joanna Howe and Professor Alex Reilly completed final reports on research projects competitively funded by Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA) and the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO). The report for HIA, titled ‘Sustainable Solutions: The Future of Labour Supply in the Australian Vegetable Industry’ was a comprehensive review of local and migrant […]

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Dr Michelle Lim appointed to Collective Leadership Team of the IUCN Green List

In February, Adelaide Law School’s Dr Michelle Lim accepted an invitation to join the Collective Leadership Team of the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas (the ‘IUCN Green List’). The overarching objective of the IUCN Green List is to increase and recognise the number of Protected and Conserved Areas globally that are equitably […]

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