Company law & litigation
Changes in access to civil justice
Australians have a formal right to justice and equal treatment before the law, but what does ‘access to justice’ in the civil sphere really mean?
Constitutional models for an Australian republic
A move to create an Australian head of state is a symbolic, constitutional, governance and organisational change that raises many questions. How should an Australian head of state be chosen?
Darwinism and MNE tax avoidance
We argue that profit creation runs in the genes of firms, and the conflict of profit genes and Darwinian fitness may be considered for policymaking on tax-avert MNE behaviour.
Director accountability mechanisms
Part of a Monash Uni Network of Excellence project on Enhancing Corporate Accountability, this is a comparative study of directors' duty accountability mechanisms.
Eligibility of auditors
Examining the laws governing auditors’ eligibility, particularly the requirement of good character, in ensuring auditors’ effectiveness in Malaysia.
Empirical analysis in class actions
Access to justice through the class action mechanism has brought many benefits with relief and compensation obtained by many who would otherwise not be able to afford access to the legal system. The area is fast moving and with courts constantly grappling with new and difficult issues.
Kleptocracy through state-owned corporations
How gaps in the Malaysian regulatory framework allowed billions to be stolen.
Law's response to sexual abuse
This project considers canon law, tort law, US bankruptcy law, and the Royal Commission as they are applied to cases involving child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy.
Legal liability for AI
The rise of artificial intelligence raises new issues for the law in relation to harm caused by algorithms and artificial intelligence. Who will be responsible if things go wrong?
Legal-Economic insights in securities class actions
Class actions and securities class actions can raise a number of issues where legal and economic questions mix and overlap.
Non-audit services in Malaysia
This project focuses on how Malaysian laws (Companies Act 2016, the Capital Market and Services Act 2007 and the Financial Services Act 2013) deal with non-audit services.
Reforming regulation of financial advisers
How should financial advisers be regulated and how are the best interests of investors best protected?
Regulation of digital currency
What are the risks, problems, advantages and other issues arising from the developments of digital currencies? Are they 'money' and how are they to be regulated?
Third party litigation funding
Australia was one of the earlier jurisdictions to allow third party litigation funding. It is now one of the earliest jurisdictions to review its operation and to propose a regulatory system.