Flinders Law School | 2016 News Articles

8 April, 2016

Flinders Law Grad presents to ASIC

Danielle McFarlane was invited to speak at ASIC on the application of the continuous disclosure obligations and the recent decision of Justice Perram in Grant-Taylor v Babcock & Brown Limited (in liq) [2015] FCA 149. This presentation formed part of ASIC’s internal professional development program and followed Danielle’s publication of a short paper on the topic in the Company and Securities Law Journal in 2015. The presentation focused on Justice Perram’s judicial guidance on the continuous disclosure obligations and repudiation of previously accepted approaches to certain aspects of their application.

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22 March, 2016

Flinders grad shares story of road to Oscars success

Leaning back, rubbing his head in disbelief as he pours praise on just about everyone who ever did anything for him, George Pank is the kind of guy everyone just loves to see winning.

It’s 7am UK time (the Flinders University Law, Screen Studies and Politics grad is based in London these days) and the co-producer of the Oscar winning documentary Amy is on Skype sharing the story behind his triumph.

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Journalist:  Grant Smyth

Publication:  InDaily


22 March, 2016

How solitary broke a man named Badness

As controversy rages in Norway about mass killer Anders Breivik protesting against his solitary confinement, Australia's secretive prisons are increasingly reliant on prolonged isolation, writes Matthew Thompson.

Last week, one of Australia's most notorious bandits, Christopher Dean Pecotic, was deemed stable enough after a mental breakdown to be removed from a "suicide-proofed" observation cell and returned to regular solitary.

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Journalist:  Matthew Thompson

Publication:  BBC News

 6 January, 2016

Judges with conviction set for a stretch of hard labour

The state's judicial elite have suited up to raise funds to fight cancer by riding in this year's Bupa Challenge at the Tour Down Under.

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Journalist:  Ken McGregor

Publication:  The Advertiser

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