Past events

Conference: Money, Power and AI: From Automated Banks to Automated States

Event date: 
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 09:00 to Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 21:00
Event venue: 
UNSW Sydney and Online

AI and automated decision-making tools promise money and unmatched power to banks and governments alike: not only, so the saying goes, will they know everything about their citizens and customers, but will also be able to predict their behaviour, preferences and opinions. A global consulting firm McKinsey estimates that AI technologies will unlock 1 trillion dollars additional value for global banking industry every year. No wonder, governments around the world are quick to jump on the AI bandwagon, expecting increased efficiency, reduced costs and better insights into their populations. But will AI and automated decision-making meet these promises?

CLMR Webinar: Risk Culture and Remuneration

Event date: 
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 -
13:00 to 14:00
Event venue: 
Online

Register Here

Speakers:

  • Anthony Asher – Adjunct Associate Professor, UNSW Business School
  • Elizabeth Sheedy – Professor, Department of Applied Finance of Macquarie Business School

Chair: Scott Donald – Associate Professor, Director (CLMR), UNSW Sydney

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CLMR webinar: Money Lending Exceptions for Takeovers

Event date: 
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 -
13:00 to 14:00
Event venue: 
Online

This seminar examines the exceptions to the takeover provisions in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) allowing money lenders to take security over a company’s shares. It focuses on unanswered legal questions concerning the operation of the money lending exceptions when lenders obtain equity interests as part of secured lending arrangements.

Seminar - Corporate Governance: When Neglect Becomes a Liability

Event date: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 -
16:00 to 19:30
Event venue: 
Fullerton Hotel Sydney (Formerly The Westin), Grand Ballroom, 1 Martin Place Sydney
This 2019 FCX event follows last year’s successful CEO Whistleblower event.
 
When does an executive or board member’s nightmare become a reality? In many instances it is the Australian media that is shining the light on the failures of corporate governance in our markets; from corporate collapses and corruption scandals to system misconduct and governance failings. Investigative journalists have become the voice of employees, shareholders and customers when governance fails.
 

Seminar: Franchising after the 2019 Fairness in Franchising Report

Event date: 
Friday, November 22, 2019 -
11:30 to 14:30
Event venue: 
UNSW City Campus, Level 6, 1 O’Connell St, Sydney, NSW 2000
Join us for a discussion of the challenges and opportunities that exist in successfully regulating business format franchises in complex networks.
 
Free and general admission: to register, please click here
Light lunch and networking included.
 
Speakers:
  • Professor Jenny Buchan, UNSW – Is Australia’s franchise law fit for purpose?

The Banking Royal Commission: An Algorithmic Analysis of News Media Data

Event date: 
Monday, October 28, 2019 -
12:00 to 13:00

This project was conducted as part of the Centre for Law Markets and Regulation (CLMR) internship program. It uses Natural Language Processing (NLP) algorithms to analyse news media on the Banking Royal Commission (BRC); in doing so, the research contributes to understandings of the BRC news coverage, and the strengths and limitations of using NLP on news media data.

Measuring the Effectiveness of Actions Taken to Address Modern Slavery: Challenges and Opportunities

Event date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 -
17:00 to 18:30
Event venue: 
Deloitte, Level 9, 225 George St, Sydney CBD

On the 1st of October 2019 the CLMR and AHRI co-hosted an event with Deloitte: “Measuring Effectiveness of Actions Taken to Address Modern Slavery - Challenges and Opportunities”.

The event featured Associate Professor Justine Nolan (UNSW Law), Professor Stephen Frenkel (UNSW Business) and Morgan Ellis (Senior ESG Analyst, MSCI); chaired by Dr Hannah Harris (Macquarie Law).

Paul Dobson (Partner, Risk Advisory, Deloitte) opened the event, which had over 40 attendees from industry, academia and NGO organisations.

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