Women on Boards' Australia Sydney Directors' Circle, "Conflicts of Interest & Duty"

Delighted to lead a fantastic group of experienced and interested directors at last night's Women on Boards Australia's Sydney Directors' Circle discussing and debating Conflicts of Interest and Duty. Disclose early and often!

Introductory audio/Part I remarks available for download (17 mins)

If you would like a copy of the accompanying slides please email dhogan@barnet.com.au.

Centre for Law, Markets & Regulation: Directors & Officers Duties Recent Cases & Regulatory Developments

My address to the UNSW's Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation's 2017 Practitioners' Forum held at King & Wood Mallesons on Friday 10 March 2017 is now available online (PPT) and is also available as PDF for download.

An extended written paper is available to Forum attendees and may be available on request to dhogan@barnet.com.au.

The Forum included a broad-ranging Q&A with me and my co-panellists Justice Kathleen Farrell of the Federal Court of Australia and Professor Dimity Kingsford Smith, Centre Director, as well as lively discussion throughout the day with practitioner and academic attendees at this inaugural forum, including on 

  • Can Robo-Advisers be Fiduciaries? 
  • From FinTech to TechFin – from Technology-enabled to Data-driven Finance 
  • Tightening the Noose – Directors’ Liability for Illegal Phoenix Activity

Liability limited pursuant to a scheme approved under professional standards legislation.

Law Council of Australia Immigration Law Conference Address

It was a pleasure to address the Law Council of Australia's 2017 Immigration Law Conference today in Sydney, joining a panel of Ron Merkel QC, Professor George Newhouse, Madeline Gleeson and Min Guo on the topic "Beyond Merits Review & Jurisdictional Error: Accountability Mechanisms in Administrative Decision-Making".

Links now available to oral remarks (audio link - 14 min) and accompanying PowerPoint presentation.

Link to background paper on Automated Decision-Making.