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Monthly Archives: August 2017

APRA to look at CBA shenanigans

As we process the announcement on Monday 28th August that APRA is going to take a cold hard look at the governance, culture and accountability at the Commonwealth Bank in its first public inquiry, Jenni Henderson of the Conversation takes a closer look. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has become the second regulator to independently investigate the […]

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Section 44 of the Constitution: Expecting the Unexpected

If you place yourself, for a moment, back one year to 2016, it is hard to imagine that s 44 of the Australian Constitution would be such a cause celebre in 2017.[1]  Section 44 states that ‘any person who: is under any acknowledgement of allegiance, obedience, or adherence to a foreign power, or is a […]

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Adelaide Law School collaborates with the Tax Institute – ‘How to tell people what you know’

On Wednesday 16th August, the Law School together with the Tax Institute held an event on the topic ‘How to tell people what you know’. Two speakers from the Adelaide Law School Professor Chris Symes, Dr Beth Nosworthy and partner, Matthew Andruchowycz from DMAW Lawyers provided useful advice in relation to how to develop good […]

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Adelaide Law School Students’ Stellar Performance!

From 18 to 21 April 2017, Adelaide Law School students Alison Jones, Nicholas Michalakas and Claudia Boccaccio, competed in the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Competition held at the Adelaide Law School. The team performed amazingly to place 5th out of a field of 37 teams from countries across the Asia-Pacific. The team was the […]

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Talking about the Future of Antarctica in Adelaide

With support from the Adelaide Law School, Dr Nengye Liu travelled to Hobart, Tasmania in July, to speak at the ‘Depths and Surfaces: Understanding the Antarctic Region through the Humanities and Social Sciences’ Conference, which was convened by the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research’s Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group. Dr Liu delivered a paper […]

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Strengthening Priority Partnership with China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong University

In June, Dr Nengye Liu was invited by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), one of China’s leading universities and a C9 (equivalent to Go8) member, to speak at the International Conference ‘Law and Governance: Emerging Issues in the Polar Regions’. The conference attracted a diversified group of scholars from international universities including: Lapland, Tromsø, Tasmania, […]

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