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The ugly story of Dick Smith, from float to failure Jeffrey Knapp, UNSW Australia Early last month, the Senate announced an inquiry with terms of reference that cover the collapse of Dick Smith Electronics. There is a lot for senators to pore...
Published on 13th February 2016 by Bob Lee THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART LAUNCHES THE FREE ONLINE COURSE SEEING THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHS, BEGINNING FEBRUARY 10 ON COURSERA Six-Session Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Explores 180 Years of Photography through MoMA’s Collection Original Content Features...
CommInsure, one Australia's biggest life insurers with about 4 million policy holders, has been caught out using unscrupulous practices buried in the fine print of their contracts to deny, delay or avoid paying claims. Meet some of the key players...
Summary of Donations reported by Donors to All parties - 2013-14 Column1 Column2 Column3 Gainsdale Pty Ltd #Sustainable Population Party $68,150.00 26 Summers Pty Ltd #Sustainable Population Party $53,000.00 Australia Chinese Business Elite Awards Pty Ltd ALP $260,000.00 Austar Group Melbourne Pty Ltd ALP $45,000.00 Chevron Australia Pty Ltd ALP $36,300.00 Pacific Equity Partners Pty Limited ALP $30,500.00 Insurance Council of...
Amost overnight, Ding Ning and Zhang Min struck it rich with the hot new thing in Chinese finance. In 18 short months, they transformed an old-line industrial company into an Internet phenomenon through the seeming magic of peer-to-peer lending.  It...
Vincent O'Donnell, RMIT University The “most significant media reform in Australia in a generation”, as unveiled by Communications Minister Mitch Fifield earlier this month, is no reform. It is a capitulation to the interests of licensees, shareholders and rent-seekers in...
Firstly, the good news. No, really! In the space of one election cycle superannuation tax concessions went from bi-partisan sacred cow, to bi-partisan race to reform. The Australia Institute has put out a stack of reports calling for an...
Benjamin Koh, SMH March 11, 2016 Ethics and insurance don’t go hand in hand The behaviour of Commonwealth Bank’s financial planning division was predicted several years prior in research by Dr June Smith from Victoria University. In the thesis on Professionalism...
Jo Caust, University of Melbourne; Joanna Mendelssohn, UNSW Australia; Julian Meyrick, Flinders University; Maria Miranda, University of Melbourne, and Tully Barnett, Flinders University A little soupçon of beauty? Joanna Mendelssohn, Associate Professor, Art & Design: UNSW Australia There comes a time in...
MasterCard lowers its local tax bills through deals with Singapore's Government The wonderful thing about investigating multinational tax avoidance is that, despite the corporate spin and obfuscation, there is a hard number that you can always hang your hat on. No...