The Centre for Corporate Law & Securities Regulation was established by The University of Melbourne in January 1996 in recognition of the growing importance of corporate law and securities regulation nationally and internationally and also in recognition of the strength of The University of Melbourne in these areas.
The Centre is engaged in a number of innovative and important research projects relating to corporate law and securities regulation in Australia and internationally.
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2016 Harold Ford Memorial Lecture & Dinner
**The Hon. Marilyn Warren AC, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria, will speak on the topic: “Corporate Structures, the Veil and the Role of the Courts”** Courts are frequently called upon to grapple with the consequences of the principle that corporations are separate legal entities with limited liability. ...
Making Corporations Responsible: The Parallel Tracks of the B Corp Movement and the Business and Human Rights Movement
The business and human rights (BHR) movement shares several goals with the Benefit Corporation (B Corp) movement: corporations respecting human rights; maintaining a “wide aperture” so that all impacts of a company on people and communities are addressed; and creating rigorous standards of conduct and means of accountability. This paper ...
FinTech: Evolution and Regulation
"Financial technology" or "FinTech" refers to technology enabled financial solutions. FinTech is often seen today as the new marriage of financial services and information technology. However, the interlinkage of finance and technology has a long history and has evolved over three distinct eras. FinTech 1.0, from 1866 to 1987, was ...