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Supreme Court Corporate and Commercial Law Conference

The Annual Corporate and Commercial Law Conference is hosted by the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in conjunction with the Law Society of New South Wales and the University of Sydney.

2018 Conference (20 November 2018)

Speaker Papers:​

Associate Professor Jason Harris, UTS Faculty of Law: Shareholder Primacy in Changing Times

Professor Dimity Kingsford Smith, University of New South Wales: Australian Director's Duties: Are They Public Duties?
​Shannon Finch, King & Wood Mallesons: Corporate Governance: Regulators and ASX
​H Kevin McCann AM FAICD: Corporate Governance: Lessons from the Interim Report of the Financial Services Royal Commission

​Conference Links:

2018 Conference Program
​2018 Conference Transcript

2017 Conference (15 November 2017)

Speaker Papers:​

​The Honourable Justice Fabian Gleeson, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of NSW: Proscriptive and prescriptive duties: is the distinction helpful and sustainable, and if so, what are the practical consequences?

​The Honourable Justice Ashley Black, Equity Division, Supreme Court of NSW: Modern indicia of fiduciary relationships in a commercial setting and the interaction of equity and contract + Slideshow of presentation
​Ms Rebecca Maslen-Stannage, Deputy Senior Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills: Conflicts of duties for directors on multiple boards
​Professor Pamela Hanrahan, University of New South Wales: Conflicts of duties in statutory contexts: managed investments, superannuation and financial services

​Conference Links:

2017 Conference Program