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Experts agree bank conduct could be criminal

Professor Dimity Kingsford Smith, director of the Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation at the University of New South Wales, commenting on Royal Commission into banks and super funds charging customers fees for no service.
“Under the Commonwealth Criminal Code and state law, fraud can involve reckless deception of another, the client, with the intention to gain a financial advantage with maximum penalties of up to 10 years in jail,” Professor Kingsford Smith said.

Visual resource encourages conversation about gendered violence on campus

(L-R) Associate Professor Jan Breckenridge, co-convenor, UNSW Gendered Violence Research Network, Professor Eileen Baldry, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Inclusion and Diversity, Angela Griffin, UNSW SRC Women's Officer and Professor Andrea Durbach, discuss initiatives at UNSW since the release of the report on Safe Ground. 


A new visual resource has been created for students and staff to facilitate conversations about how we should respond to and prevent gendered violence on university campuses.

UNSW Law and Business alumna appointed CEO of Macquarie Group

UNSW Law and Business alumna Shemara Wikramanayake has been named the next chief executive of Australia’s biggest investment bank, Macquarie Group.

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Upcoming Events

The 2018 Mason Conversation

Event date: 
16 August 2018 6:15pm
Venue: 
Law Theatre G04, UNSW Law Building, Kensington
We invite you to attend the second Mason Conversation, featuring Ms Patricia Anderson AO and Professor Megan Davis in dialogue with Professor George Williams and audience members.

Good evidence, bad politics: Overcoming the noise in climate change and migration policy

Event date: 
23 August 2018
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Venue: 
Allens, Deutsche Bank Place 126 Phillip St, Sydney NSW 2000

Evidence matters. Yet even before “fake news” became a political weapon, it’s been notoriously difficult to get evidence into the policymaking process.

Law Students UNSW3+ Roadshow

Event date: 
27 August 2018
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
G02, Ground Level, Law building
You all know that UNSW is moving to a new 3 term academic calendar model from 2019. But do you know how this will affect current UNSW Law students? The Faculty of Law is providing information sessions for current UNSW Law students about what to expect from and how to prepare for the new 3+ Calendar.

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