Law & Sustainability Conference

SMU-Sydney-HKU Law & Sustainability Conference Law, Sustainability, and Development: Transforming Pathways in the Asia Pacific Region In-person event Sydney Law School is delighted to announce that it will host the SMU-Sydney-HKU Law & Sustainability Conference at the University of Sydney on July 11-12, 2024. About this event The Asia Pacific region is at a critical …

Call for abstracts: Intersections of Private Law

Call for abstracts: Intersections of Private Law A biennial colloquium at the University of Sydney Law School. Sydney Law School is pleased to announce the third Intersections of Private Law Colloquium to be held in-person on 5-6 April 2024. We are delighted to invite you to submit an abstract for the Colloquium. Last held in …

Ross Parsons Centre Law and Business seminar | Navigating the Consumer Data Right: A Business Perspective

Ross Parsons Centre Law and Business seminar | Navigating the Consumer Data Right: A Business Perspective Online event The introduction of the Consumer Data Right (‘CDR’) in Australia in 2019 heralds a new era in data governance, with profound implications for businesses across various sectors. This world-leading initiative holds the potential to inject much-needed competition …

Business and Human rights: Recent Developments and Comparative Lessons

Business and Human rights: Recent Developments and Comparative Lessons In-person event Given that human rights abuses-linked to businesses are on the rise rather than in decline, it is no surprise that ‘business and human rights’ remains a rapidly evolving research field. There are various national initiatives (e.g. the French loi de vigilance, one of the …

Restoration Law and Finance Conference: Legal and Financial Obstacles to Rehabilitation, Rehydration and Regeneration of Land and Water and Options for Reform

Restoration Law and Finance Conference: Legal and Financial Obstacles to Rehabilitation, Rehydration and Regeneration of Land and Water and Options for Reform In-person event   The Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law at Sydney Law School invites you to Australia’s inaugural ‘Restoration Law and Finance Conference’ on Thursday and Friday, 7 & 8 December 2023. …

JSI Seminar | Bringing law back in: Theorizing the role of law in shaping the social reproduction bargain

JSI Seminar | Bringing law back in: Theorizing the role of law in shaping the social reproduction bargain In-person event A rich interdisciplinary feminist project spanning the fields of critical political economy, feminist economics, geography, migration, sociology and social policy has long sought to theorize and make visible the role social of reproduction and reproductive …

Meet the Author | Olivera Simic | Lola’s War: Rape without Punishment

Meet the Author | Olivera Simic | Lola’s War: Rape without Punishment Dr Olivera Simic, Associate Professor, Griffith Law School, Australia In-person event We invite you to this Visiting Staff Research Seminar with Associate Professor Olivera Simic in conjunction with Professor Emily Crawford at the Sydney Centre for International Law. About this Seminar In this seminar, Dr. …

**CANCELLED** Let’s Talk About Corporations | Monetary sanctions against corporations: options for reform

**This event has been cancelled.** Let’s Talk About Corporations | Monetary sanctions against corporations: options for reform Hybrid event Monetary sanctions are the main method of punishing corporations for breaching the law. They are a mainstay of enforcement in many areas, including competition and consumer law, securities and investment law, environment law, bribery and corruption, …

2023 ACCEL Distinguished Speaker Address: Human rights, climate justice and the UN Acceleration Agenda

2023 ACCEL Distinguished Speaker Address: Human rights, climate justice and the UN Acceleration Agenda In-person event The United Nations Secretary-General’s Acceleration Agenda spells out the actions needed from government, business and finance leaders to accelerate their efforts to deeply cut emissions and deliver climate justice to protect lives and livelihoods. In the context of climate justice …