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12.05.2022

Compensation for Native Title – Holt Prize winning book published

The ALRC congratulates Senior Legal Officer Dr William Isdale on the publishing of his book, Compensation for Native Title. 

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12.05.2022

Quality of Advice Review – impact on the ALRC’s Financial Services Legislation Inquiry

In March 2022 Terms of Reference were announced for the Quality of Advice Review, to be conducted by Ms Michelle Levy and a secretariat from the Department of the Treasury (Cth). The review will consider reforms aimed at ensuring Australians have access to high quality, affordable and accessible financial advice. A final report will be

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04.05.2022

WEBINAR What we’ve heard and where to next

Feedback on Interim Report A of the Financial Services Legislation Inquiry.
The ALRC has received 56 submissions from a range of stakeholders in response to the 24 proposals and questions outlined in Interim Report A of the Financial Services Legislation Inquiry. Join us for a discussion of what we’ve heard and how the feedback received will shape the ALRC’s approach to the simplification of financial services and corporations laws.

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19.04.2022

Podcast: The Corporate Counsel Show: Risk, reform and financial services

Nicholas Simoes da Silva features on the Lawyers Weekly Podcast, The Corporate Counsel Show, discussing the Australian Law Reform Commission’s latest background paper, Risk and Reform in Australian Financial Services Law (FSL5). Hosted by Jerome Doraisamy, Nicholas discusses the evolution of risk and its implications for financial services legislation. “The key objective of our ongoing

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06.04.2022

ALRC In Brief | ENews April 2022

WEBINAR INVITATION What goes where? A comparative discussion of the legislative puzzle Tuesday 24 May 2022 at 4.30PM AEST (90 minutes) 2.30pm AWST, HKT, SGT | 6.30pm NZST | 7.30am BST As the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) moves forward with its current inquiry into the simplification of corporations and financial services legislation, it is turning

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06.04.2022

Financial Services Legislation | ENews April 2022

WEBINAR INVITATION What goes where? A comparative discussion of the legislative puzzle Tuesday 24 May 2022 at 4.30PM AEST (90 minutes) 2.30pm AWST, HKT, SGT | 6.30pm NZST | 7.30am BST As the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) moves forward with its current inquiry into the simplification of corporations and financial services legislation, it is turning

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05.04.2022

WEBINAR What goes where? A comparative discussion of the legislative puzzle

Join the ALRC as it hosts a panel of international experts from the UK, New Zealand, and Hong Kong to discuss regulatory design and the hierarchy of laws.

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04.04.2022

Podcast: Law Council of Australia BLS Report

ALRC President the Hon Justice Derrington speaks with Pamela Hanrahan and John Keeves about the ALRC’s current review of the legislative framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation.

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29.03.2022

Financial Services Legislation | ENews March 2022

New Background Paper: Risk and Reform In a new Background Paper — Risk and Reform in Australian Financial Services Law (FSL5) — the Australian Law Reform Commission explores how an evolution in thinking about risk has been an important driver of financial services law reform. In particular, the Paper reveals how the ‘shifting sands’ of regulatory approaches have resulted

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28.03.2022

Dr Godwin presents at UCL Regulating Digital and Crypto-finance Webinar

On Tuesday 22 March 2022 the Centre for Ethics and Law at University College London hosted the webinar, Regulating Digital and Crypto-finance: A Conversation Across Borders. The panel bought together a number of experts, including ALRC Special Counsel Dr Andrew Godwin, to discuss the different reform agendas that may be pursued in different jurisdictions relating to crypto-finance and digital finance innovations more broadly.

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