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In its just-released report, Without Fear of Favour: Judicial Impartiality and the Law on Bias, the Australian Law Reform Commission has outlined 14 recommendations which, if adopted, will buttress impartial decision-making and help maintain the legitimacy of the federal judiciary in a changing world. This article outlines the context for the Inquiry, consultation views and empirical data considered by the ALRC, and summarises a number of the report’s key recommendations.Read more
What insights can the ALRC draw from the UK perspective to simplify financial services legislation? Dr Andrew Godwin, ALRC Special Counsel, speaks with Mr Mark Steward, Director of Enforcement and Market Oversight for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK to discuss the complex landscape of financial services regulation. Mark, a member of the …Read more
WEBINAR RECORDING NOW ONLINE What we’ve heard and where to next Delve into the praise and critique of the ALRC’s proposals and questions raised in Interim Report A of the Financial Services Legislation Inquiry in this recorded webinar held on Friday 17 June 2022. Watch the recording to understand what we’ve heard so far, and …Read more
Delve into the praise and critique of the ALRC’s proposals and questions raised in Interim Report A of the Financial Services Legislation Inquiry in this recorded webinar held on Friday 17 June 2022. Watch the recording to understand what we’ve heard so far, and how this feedback will shape the ALRC’s approach to the simplification of financial services and corporations legislation.Read more
Australian Law Journal Article by Nicholas Simoes da Silva and Dr William Isdale.Read more
ALRC Senior Legal Officer Dr William Isdale will officially launch his Holt Prize winning book, Compensation for Native Title, at the Commonwealth Law Courts on 30 June 2022. Compensation for Native Title surveys the current state of the law and explores future directions. It provides the first extended analysis of this emerging body of law. …Read more
President and Commissioner awarded the Order of Australia The ALRC congratulates the Honourable Justices Sarah Derrington and John Middleton on their appointment to the Order of Australia, recognised in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours list. On behalf of the entire team at the ALRC, General Counsel, Mr Matt Corrigan warmly congratulates Justices Derrington and Middleton: “It …Read more
WEBINAR RECORDING NOW ONLINE What goes where? A comparative discussion of the legislative puzzle On Tuesday 24 May 2022, the Australian Law Reform Commission hosted a webinar featuring a panel of international experts to compare and discuss the approach of regulatory design in different jurisdictions. Panel: The Hon Justice Colvin, Part-time Commissioner, Australian Law Reform Commission and …Read more