25 Aug 2017
UNSW joins international FinTech research team
Against a backdrop of rapid technological innovation and disruption, an international research collaboration is researching the impact of technology on financial institutions and their regulation.UNSW Scientia Professor Ross Buckley has joined forces with law professors from Europe and Hong Kong to cooperate in researching the law and regulation of financial technology (FinTech).
23 Aug 2017
Why Barnaby Joyce should stay put
OPINION: Professor Rosalind Dixon, the Australian Financial Review, 22 August 2017.
18 Aug 2017
Let’s see the Solicitor-General’s advice on Barnaby Joyce's section 44 fate
OPINION: Associate Professor Gabrielle Appleby, The Australian Financial Review, 18 August 2017. The Prime Minister and the Attorney-General are confident Barnaby Joyce will be found safe from the scalping blades of section 44 of the Constitution; so confident, he will continue to hold office as Deputy Prime Minister and retain his seat in Cabinet.
16 Aug 2017
Malcolm Turnbull's comments about Barnaby Joyce are unwise
Opinion: Professor George Williams AO, the Sydney Morning Herald, 15 August 2018.
11 Aug 2017
Ngoc Tram Nguyen Scholarship celebrates its first graduate
Victor Lam, UNSW Law’s inaugural recipient of the Ngoc Tram Nguyen Scholarship, celebrated his graduation at a ceremony in June 2017.The Ngoc Tram Nguyen Scholarship was established in 2011 in memory of Tram Nguyen and aims to support a socio-economically disadvantaged student who has completed their schooling in a non-selective, public secondary school located in south-west Sydney.
11 Aug 2017
Using the ABS to conduct a same-sex marriage poll is legally shaky and lacks legitimacy
OPINION: Dr Paul Kildea, The Conversation, 10 August 2017.
10 Aug 2017
Eye on Alumni: Amy Zhang (BA/LLB ’13)
Amy Zhang is a Senior Associate at Harmers Workplace Lawyers, one of Australia’s largest and most renowned specialist workplace law firms. Amy was recognised on three occasions as one of the 30 leading lawyers in Australia under 30 years of age, and has been a finalist in over ten prestigious national and international awards since 2015. Amy works across all areas of workplace law, and has particular experience in complex litigation, sexual harassment and discrimination cases.
10 Aug 2017
Andrew Kaldor AM speaks at Scientia Circle Event Protecting Refugees
Few topics divide the Australian voting public as sharply as immigration. Some people are inclined to ‘stop the boats’, others to ‘close the camps’, however, finding solutions to the complex problem of displacement will require more than three-word slogans. As the world faces the largest number of displaced people since the Second World War, there has never been a more important time for informed and evidence-based discussion on refugee issues.