Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Re-examining India’s insolvency regime under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Re-examining India’s insolvency regime under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code This presentation examines the India’s journey in corporate insolvency law reform culminating in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC). The presentation will critically discuss the law, including recent changes as well as discussing future challenges. Presenter: Preeti Nalavadi, …

Julius Stone Address 2021: Can the People be Sovereign?

Julius Stone Address 2021: Can the People be Sovereign? The Address will be delivered by Philip Pettit, Princeton University and Australian National University The notion of sovereignty goes back to Jean Bodin, a 16th century French jurist. For him the sovereign had to be a single individual or a majoritarian committee—whether of an elite or of …

JSI Seminar: A Chinese Alternative to Sovereignty?: Revisiting the Qing Concept of ‘Stateliness’

JSI Seminar: A Chinese Alternative to Sovereignty?: Revisiting the Qing Concept of ‘Stateliness’ Speaker: Assistant Professor Ryan Mitchell, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Today, the People’s Republic of China is one of the most prominent global advocates of a (near) absolute conception of state sovereignty vis-a-vis international legal norms. It is hardly unique in …

JSI Seminar: Emerging neurotechnological therapies for schizophrenia: Implications for sentencing

JSI Seminar: Emerging neurotechnological therapies for schizophrenia: Implications for sentencing Allan McCay (University of Sydney and Macquarie University), Saar Lively (Columbia University), Marcello Ienca (ETH Zürich), Fabrice Jotterand (Medical College of Wisconsin and University of Basel), Rafael Yuste (Columbia University), Philipp Kellmeyer (University Medical Center Freiburg, University of Freiburg, and University of Zürich). In this …

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Recent Cases on PPSA Fundamentals

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Recent Cases on PPSA Fundamentals This webinar will examine two recent decisions of the Supreme Court of Victoria: Jayfield Pty Ltd v Cussen [2020] VSC 380 and Tasman Logistics Services Pty Ltd v Seaco Global Aust Pty Ltd (2020) 60 VR 252. Adam Waldman will identify key takeaways concerning …

Sydney Centre for International Law (SCIL): “year in review” conference

Sydney Centre for International Law (SCIL): “year in review” conference SCIL’s annual ‘year in review’ conference explores the developments in international law over the preceding year, especially those most salient for Australia. Join us for presentations on: “International law and the case of Julian Assange”, by Jennifer Robinson (Barrister at Doughty Street Chambers; Counsel for …

Book Launch of The Vanishing Criminal

Book Launch of The Vanishing Criminal, by Don Weatherburn and Sara Rahman The book will be launched by investigative journalist Kate McClymont AM of The Sydney Morning Herald. The launch will be followed by a discussion panel and Q and A, facilitated by Associate Professor Garner Clancey of the Sydney Institute of Criminology. About The Vanishing Criminal: Causes of …