Financial Regulation


Post-Hayne: The State of Financial Regulation in Australia NSW Labor Lawyers Seminar (Sydney, 9 April 2019) | Listen on Soundcloud

Current Thinking on the Sole Purpose Test Law Council of Australia Superannuation Lawyers’ Conference (Gold Coast, 8 March 2019) | Transcript & Slides

The Regulators Panel, Australian Bar Association National Conference (Sydney, 16 November 2018)

Enforcing the new Banking Executive Accountability Regime UNSW Centre for Law, Markets & Regulation (Sydney, 2 May 2018)

Managing the Integrity, Security and Efficiency of the Australian Superannuation Transactions Network (8 August 2017)

The Problem of Lost Trust Deeds (2017) Retirement and Estate Planning Bulletin (Vol 19, Issue 10)

Tough cop on the beat? a new product intervention power for ASIC(17 April 2016)

Serious Corporate Crime: Deferred Prosecution Agreements  (8 April 2016)

The Future of Financial Advice & Liability of Financial Advisors  NSW Bar Association (Orange, 28 February 2015; Parramatta, 14 March 2015)

Regulator Powers, Client Privileges And Responses: Legal Professional Privilege And Privilege Against Self Incrimination UNSW LLM program in Regulation, Litigation & Enforcement (Sydney, 25 September 2013)

Corporate Governance & Directors Duties

“Minutes of directors’ meetings: minimising the risk” (2019) 71:1 Governance Directions, journal published by the Governance Institute of Australia

Modern Corporate Governance: The Practice of Minutes Governance Institute of Australia Corporate Governance Forum (Sydney, 31 May 2017)

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Conflicts of Interest and Duty Women on Boards Australia, Sydney Directors' Circle (Sydney, 14 March 2017)

Directors and Officers Duties - Recent Cases and Regulatory Developments UNSW Centre for Law, Markets & Regulation Practitioners' Forum (Sydney, 10 March 2017) 

Advocating The Complexity of Corporate Law Governance Institute of Australia 33rd National Conference (Sydney, 29 November 2016)

Corporate Governance & Directors Duties: Recent Developments KeyPoint Law In-House Continuing Legal Education Day (Sydney, 26 March 2016)

Director Tools: the Deed of Access, Indemnity & Insurance (October 2015)

Shareholder protection in complex capital markets Commercial Bar Association of Victoria (Melbourne, 27 August 2014)

Winding Up Unregistered Managed Investments Schemes – A Roadmap Australian Securities and Investments Commission Enforcement Directorate (Sydney, 4 August 2008)

Ethics, Advocacy, & Legal Practice

What role has good advocacy in mediations? International Bar Association Annual Conference (Sydney, 10 October 2017) - Listen on Soundcloud


In Conversation with His Excellency His Honour Judge James Crawford, International Court of Justice Australian Bar Association Bi-Annual Conference  (London, 3 July 2017) - Listen on SoundCloud

Evolution of Provision of Legal Services by Barristers (16 June 2017)

International Ethical Dilemmas: the Development of Professional Guidance (16 April 2016)

Mediation: Ethics, Confidentiality, and Privilege NSW Young Lawyers Civil Litigation One-Day Seminar (Sydney, 28 March 2015)

Dealing with Self represented Litigants in Civil Proceedings: Practitioner Tips and Duties The College of Law, Unrepresented Litigants Forum (Sydney, May 2014)

Privilege, Practice, and Ethics  NSW Young Lawyers Annual Civil Litigation Day (Sydney, 22 March 2014), also delivered to UNSW Advanced Civil Procedure Seminar (Sydney, 5 March 2014)

Recent Developments in Civil Practice NSW Bar Association - Regional CPD Weekend (Orange, 1 March 2014)

International Law & Commerce

Orthodoxy & Innovation in the Proof of Foreign Law - Sydney Law School Commercial Issues in Private International Law Conference (Sydney, 16 Feb 2018) - to be published as “New approaches to proof of foreign law: a practitioners' assessment” (chapter co-authored with brother Justin Hogan-Doran) in Commercial Issues in Private International Law: A Common Law Perspective, Hart Publishing, 2018.

International Law Developments in Australia  (2017) 51 International Legal Developments Year in Review: 2016 at 579-82 (published by the American Bar Association Section of International Law

In Conversation with His Excellency His Honour Judge James Crawford, International Court of Justice Australian Bar Association Bi-Annual Conference  (London, 3 July 2017) - Listen on SoundCloud

Cross-Border Issues in International Commerce  28th LAWASIA Conference (Sydney, 7 November 2015)

Challenges for Chinese investment in Australia Hong Kong Australasian Financial Forum (Hong Kong, 21 January 2014)

Challenges for Investment: Legal and Regulatory Issues American Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong) and Australian Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong) Joint Seminar on Financial Services (Hong Kong, 19 January 2014)

Royal Commissions

Royal Commissions in Australia South Australian Bar Association (Adelaide, 20 March 2018) - Listen on SoundCloud

Managing Corporate Interests in Public Inquiries UNSW Issues for In-House Counsel Seminar (Sydney, 8 November 2017) 

Responding To Crisis: Royal Commissions And Public Inquiries In Australia  UNSW LLM program in Regulation, Litigation & Enforcement (Sydney, 27 September 2013)

Whistleblowing in the Private Sector Whistleblowers Australia Annual Conference  (North Parramatta, 24 November 2007)

Rule of Law & Access to Justice

Accountability Mechanisms - Beyond Merits Review And Jurisdictional Error  Law Council of Australia Annual Immigration Law Conference, Sydney, 24 February 2017

Challenges for the Rule of Law in Australia Today Economic & Business Educators NSW Professional Development Legal Update, NSW Parliament House, 9 October 2015

Evidence on behalf of the NSW Bar Association (with Arthur Moses SC) Productivity Commission Inquiry into Access to Justice Arrangements, Sydney, 3 June 2014

Technology & the Law


Computer Says No: Government Decision Making
PowerPoint Presentation | Listen on Soundcloud | Read Transcript of Oral Remarks.
The Ethics of Data Science Conference, University of Sydney (Sydney, 28 March 2019)

Computer says 'No'”: Automation, Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence in Government Decision-Making (2017) 13 The Judicial Review 345 (published by the Judicial Commission of New South Wales)

Challenges for the Legal Profession: Data Management, Confidentiality and Cyber Security Fiji Law Society Annual Convention (Fiji, 2 September 2017)

Automation, Algorithms & Artificial Intelligence and Government Decision-Making (Slide Deck) UNSW Public Sector Law & Governance Seminar (Sydney, 23 May 2017)

Women & the Legal Profession


Women Who Lead - Transcript of oral remarks
SCEGGS Darlinghurst Students, Parents & Alumni Network Panel (Sydney, 28 Aug 2018)

New Law - New You (Slide deck) Transcript of oral remarks
Australian Women Lawyers Conference (Sydney, 25 Aug 2018)

The level playing field: promoting health & well-being at the Bar (23 March 2017)

Business of the Law: challenges for our profession of a technology-based, internet society 
Women's Legal 2016 Business Roundtable (Sydney, 29 January 2016)

Women, the Bar and Democracy - speech to the "Liberty's Defence? Women and the Law" lecture series, St James Church (published in the NSW Bar Association's Bar News, Winter 2004 pages 31-33).