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Bankruptcy Trustees’ Forum

Adelaide Law School’s research unit Regulation of Corporations Insolvency and Tax (ROCIT) held a Bankruptcy Trustees’ Forum on Friday last week. Adelaide law firm, Lynch Meyer was again our partner. The day included outstanding presentations on contemporary issues from AFSA’s Chief Executive, Professor Jason Harris and Assoc Professor David Brown. A particular highlight was the […]

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A New Research Year – from outer space to Alexa

Looking for some February reading:      We have started the new research year off in style with  publications reflecting the breadth of our research interests. Our New Year publications include work from our Dean through to our PhD students and other scholars in between. See below for some excellent poolside reading in February: Melissa […]

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ARC Funding Success

Dr Nengye Liu, together with a group of prominent academics in the country: Prof Marcus Haward (University of Tasmania), Dr Jeffery McGee (University of Tasmania), Prof Tim Stephens (ARC Future Fellow, University of Sydney), Prof Shirley Scott (UNSW Canberra) and Dr Tony Press (University of Tasmania), recently succeed in the Australian Research Council’s latest funding round. […]

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SALRI Briefing for MPs on Surrogacy Report

  On 29 November 2018, the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide University Law School took part in an all party briefing at Parliament House for MPs on SALRI’s recent Report, ‘Surrogacy: A Legislative Framework: A review of Part 2B of the Family Relationships Act 1975 (SA)’. Professor John Williams […]

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Beijing Visit to the Chinese National Police University

Dr David Plater, the Deputy Director of the South Australian Law Reform Institute based at the Adelaide University Law School visited the Chinese National Police University in Beijing from 18 to 24 November 2018. China is a civil law system and the Chinese National Police University in Beijing is the leading institution of its kind […]

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China Study Tour – Day 6

Day 6 Authors: Courtney Bristow, Cristian Di Iulio, Xinying Xie Our first daytrip outside Shanghai began with an early rise to catch a bus to Suzhou. We drove through the criss-crossing freeways, away from the towering high-rises, to the picturesque town of Suzhou. We began at the Suzhou Museum – an elegantly designed building that […]

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China Study Tour – Day 2

Day two started and ended in a haze Authors: Jack, Fumiko and May Our second lecture on Chinese Foreign Trade Law was presented by Professor Hu Jiaxiang. In just a few hours we were given a crash course in the basics of the Chinese legal system and how it operates within international trade laws. Unlike many […]

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Day 1 – China Study Tour

Blog Day 1 – 19th November 2018 The authors are Monica, Josh and Sanah Our first day started with a lecture given to us by Professor Zheng Ge (George) who informed us about how the Chinese law initially developed and provided us with invaluable insight into the development of law today.           […]

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Law reforms propose clearer access to surrogacy

Reforms proposed to South Australian surrogacy laws recommend an updated and improved non-commercial system of domestic surrogacy to protect the interests of all parties, especially those of the surrogate child. A legislative framework – review of Part 2B of the Family Relationships Act 1975 (SA) In a report delivered today to the Attorney-General, the South […]

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AIIA Antarctic Workshop a Great Success

On 7 November 2018, with funding support from the Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA), Dr Nengye Liu organized the Workshop “Exploring Australia’s China Strategy in Antarctic Governance” at Adelaide Law School. The Workshop gathered a group of distinguished Chinese and Australian scholars and policy makers to discuss Australia-China relations in Antarctica. Speakers and discussants […]

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