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03.08.2022

Without Fear or Favour: the ALRC’s new report on judicial impartiality and the law on bias

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.

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02.08.2022

Judicial impartiality in a changing world

Proctor Article by Dr William Isdale and Sarah Fulton

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02.08.2022

Judicial Impartiality Final Report Released

Today the Australian Law Reform Commission report, Without Fear or Favour: Judicial Impartiality and the Law on Bias (Report 138, 2021) was tabled in Parliament by the Attorney-General of Australia, the Hon Mark Dreyfus QC.

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27.07.2022

Expert Insights from Financial Services Legislation Advisory Committee Mark Steward

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

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20.07.2022

Financial Services Legislation | ENews July 2022

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

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11.07.2022

RECORDING 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 how this feedback will shape the ALRC’s approach to the simplification of financial services and corporations legislation.

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08.07.2022

Risk and Reform in Australian Financial Services Law

Australian Law Journal Article by Nicholas Simoes da Silva and Dr William Isdale.

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17.06.2022

Book Launch: ‘Compensation for Native Title’ by William Isdale

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.

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14.06.2022

ALRC In Brief | June 2022

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

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14.06.2022

Financial Services Legislation | ENews June 2022

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

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