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Subject areas

Business Law

The Discipline of Business Law provides supervision at the intersection of law and business. We welcome cross-disciplinary proposals. Members of staff have expertise in other disciplines such as accounting, economics, financial crime, history, and jurisprudence.

Much of our research is comparative and international and there is an emphasis on creating and protecting legal rights, regulation, risk and compliance, governance, education and ethics.

In particular, we have research expertise in:

  • contracts, torts, property
  • issues around consumers and marketing
  • sale of goods
  • the new Australian consumer law
  • franchising
  • employment/industrial law, employment regulation and the public sector
  • electronic commerce and internet law
  • innovation and competition
  • intellectual property and personal property
  • international business
  • Indian legal system
  • Chinese tax
    Chinese business regulation, and
  • comparative business law between China and common law countries.
Further enquiries

Associate Professor David Chaikin
Postgraduate Coordinator (Research)
T +61 2 90367132