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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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13.06.2022

ALRC President and Commissioner awarded the Order of Australia

The Australian Law Reform Commission 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.

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13.06.2022

ALRC talks with practitioners at the 2022 Law Council of Australia’s Corporations Law Workshop

How to simplify the Corporations Act and financial services laws was the focus of the ALRC’s presentation to the  Law Council of Australia’s 2022 Corporations Law. The workshop was held in Katoomba, NSW on the 3-5 June 2022.

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10.06.2022

RECORDING 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. In particular, the panel discussed the question of what should go in primary legislation and what should go in delegated legislation. The Hon Justice

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09.06.2022

Crypto assets and the challenges for regulatory design

TechREG Chronicle article by Dr Andrew Godwin

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13.05.2022

ALRC In Brief | May 2022

UPCOMING EVENTS What goes where? A comparative discussion of the legislative puzzle  Tuesday 24 May 2022 at 4.30pm AEST (90 minutes duration) 2.30pm AWST, HKT, SGT | 6.30pm NZST | 7.30am BST Join a panel of international experts from Hong Kong, NZ, Singapore, and the UK to discuss regulatory design and the hierarchy of laws. REGISTER TO ATTEND

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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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