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UNSW Law students design apps to provide greater access to justice

UNSW Law students will showcase their own digital legal applications when they compete at the end of their ‘Designing Technology Solutions for Access to Justice’ course.

UNSW Law climbs to top 20 in latest THE World Subject Rankings

UNSW Law is ranked the first law school in NSW and second in Australia in the Times Higher Education (THE) World Subject Rankings 2019.

UNSW Professor Megan Davis named AFR’s Most Influential Woman

UNSW Sydney Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous), Professor Megan Davis, has won top honours in The Australian Financial Review/Qantas 100 Women of Influence Awards.

UNSW Law appoints new Chair to tackle corporate danger areas

Professor Dimity Kingsford Smith, a leading voice in corporate and financial regulation, has been named the inaugural MinterEllison Chair in Risk and Regulation at UNSW Sydney.

The establishment of the Chair comes as national leadership is required to address the findings of the Financial Services Royal Commission.

The Chair will study risk governance, risk management and regulation to help organisations identify, understand and respond to known and unknown risks. This will develop new ideas and means of regulation to improve industries, such as financial services, to the benefit of society and the economy.

Plenty for directors to mull over in interim report

Bank directors and their executives should be prepared for more ongoing scrutiny internally and externally on non-financial risk and customer wellbeing, says Director of the Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation at UNSW, Professor Dimity Kingsford-Smith.

OPINION Motivating bank staff to treat customers well is big challenge for Royal Commission

UNSW Centre for Law Markets and Regulation response to Interim Report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry

Push to reduce 'jobs for the boys' on the bench

Law Societies around the country have taken aim at opaque judicial appointments processes, as numbers show the system heavily favours barristers over solicitors for higher court appointments, despite highly qualified solicitor candidates.

OPINION New body for complaints against police is a good move, with caveats

An independent system that properly addresses police wrongdoing could go a long way towards restoring community confidence.

Regulators' investigatory powers and the Harman obligation not to disclose

Opinion: By Michael Legg and Stephen Speirs

So you've been hacked and your ID stolen. What happens next?

Cyber crime on the rise

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