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Superannuation Funds Seeking to Appoint Nominee Directors (Part One)

Superannuation funds have become the dominant providers of investment capital in the Australian economy.  With a dominant position on the share registers of the top 200 companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, the funds have begun to take a greater interest in the position of these companies. This post explores how they are particularly interested in Environmental Social, and Governance (ESG) issues.

Criminal Cartel Conduct in Australia

In this article, Dr. Stephen van der Mye at Bond University discusses cartel conduct in Australia, detailing its definition, legal consequences, and recent examples. It emphasises the harmful impact of cartels on markets and consumers, and provides guidance for businesses to avoid engaging in such illegal activities.

The Importance of Resilience

In his address at the Faculty of Law Executive Dean’s Awards Evening, Professor Nick James explores the profound significance of resilience in our lives and, more specifically, in the context of legal education and the legal profession. Drawing inspiration from his recent visit to Christchurch, a city that endured devastating earthquakes yet emerged stronger, Professor James highlights the importance of resilience and the idea of successfully adapting to life’s challenges.

Breaking the Silence (Part 1):  Understanding Social Anxiety in Law Students

Bond Law academic Melanie Jackson has teamed up with Cognitive Behavioural Expert and Therapist, Lisa Du Plessis, to improve understanding of social anxiety in law students. In the first of the series, this post highlights the difficulties that students with social anxiety face in higher education and the impact it has on student learning and student experience.

Maximising Your Potential: A Look into the Student Experience and Opportunities of a Legal Research Clinic

Through participation in a legal research clinic, law students can expect to conduct advanced legal research on a wide range of real-world topics. The Internet Law Research Clinic at Bond University (ILRC), allows students to research legal issues related to internet law under the supervision of experienced researchers, lawyers, and academics.  

In this blog post, undergraduate law student Jean-Christophe Roberge shares his experience of working in the ILRC for two semesters.

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