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23.06.2021

Dr Godwin’s leadership secured for Inquiry duration

The Australian Law Reform Commission is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Andrew Godwin as Team Leader and Special Counsel for the remaining term of the Financial Services Legislation Inquiry. Dr Godwin will support the ALRC President Justice SC Derrington and the ALRC’s part-time Commissioners Justices Middleton and Colvin in leading the inquiry. The

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18.06.2021

Webinar: The Devilish Detail of Financial Services Laws

Tuesday 20 July 2021 at 12.00 – 1.00PM AEST The Australian Law Reform Commission, in partnership with Melbourne Law School, is excited to launch the Company and Securities Law Journal Special Issue: Financial Services Laws – Understanding the Devil in the Detail. REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR This webinar will explore financial services laws in Australia

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14.06.2021

Webinar – Judicial Impartiality Q&A: Exploring Viewpoints

Monday 19 July 2021 at 1.00PM – 2.30PM AEST Join us as we explore different perspectives on proposals and questions raised in the Judicial Impartiality Consultation Paper. In this webinar, we will discuss views from the bench, the profession, academia, and the community on proposals made and questions raised by the ALRC’s Judicial Impartiality Consultation

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27.05.2021

International Perspectives on Financial Services Regulation Examined

On Monday 24 May 2021 the Australian Law Reform Commission hosted a webinar featuring a panel of international experts who compared approaches to the design of financial services regulation across different jurisdictions. Over 450 people registered to participate in the informed and productive discussion. Wolters Kluwer CCH Learning facilitated the live streaming which included questions

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25.05.2021

ALRC Scrutinises the Complexity of the Australian Financial Services Regulatory Ecosystem

On Monday 17 May 2021 the Australian Law Reform Commission hosted a webinar exploring the initial findings of the Financial Services Legislation Inquiry. Over 370 people viewed the live stream, with hundreds more registered to receive the recording. Wolters Kluwer CCH Learning facilitated the live streaming, enabling an insightful, nationwide conversation with questions taken from

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16.04.2021

Indigenous incarceration: ALRC recommendations endorsed

The New South Wales Select Committee on the high level of First Nations People in custody and oversight and review of deaths in custody (the ‘Committee’) has called on the NSW Government to take urgent action to address the disproportionate rates of incarceration of First Nations people in New South Wales. As the Chief Justice

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09.04.2021

Webinar: Comparative Perspectives on Financial Services Regulation

Monday 24 May 2021
Join a panel of international experts to compare approaches to the design of financial services regulation across different jurisdictions.

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09.04.2021

Webinar: The Regulatory Ecosystem for Financial Services in Australia

Monday 17 May 2021
Can Australian financial services regulation be simplified?
Join the ALRC to explore the initial findings of its current inquiry on the regulatory framework for corporations and financial services in Australia.

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30.03.2021

‘New look’ for ALRC consultation documents

The ALRC has instigated a new approach to consultation documentation to encourage greater engagement with a wider cross-section of academics, the legal profession, and the community.

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12.03.2021

Judicial impartiality seminar stimulates important discussions

On Tuesday 2 March 2020 the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) co-hosted a panel seminar with the Australian Academy of Law at the Federal Court of Australia in Sydney. The expert panel explored issues of public confidence, apprehended bias, and the modern federal judiciary. The ‘sold out’ event provided a conducive format for discussion relevant

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