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1.

Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for Digitization for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Peter B. Hirtle, Emily Hudson, and Andrew T. Kenyon, COPYRIGHT AND CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS: GUIDELINES FOR DIGITIZATION FOR U.S. LIBRARIES, ARCHIVES, AND MUSEUMS, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Library Press, Forthcoming , U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 434
Number of pages: 275 Posted: 02 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law and University of Melbourne Law School
Downloads 4,982
2.

Corporate Governance and the Duties of Company Directors

Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation, Ian Ramsay, ed., University of Melbourne, 1997
Number of pages: 216 Posted: 15 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 3,054
3.

Implications of WTO Law for Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products

PUBLIC HEALTH AND PLAIN PACKAGING OF CIGARETTES: LEGAL ISSUES, Andrew Mitchell, Tania Voon and Jonathan Liberman, eds., Edward Elgar, UK, 2012, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 554
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Law School and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Law School
Downloads 2,941
4.

Corporate Social Responsibility in Australia: A Review

Monash U. Department of Business Law & Taxation Research Paper No. 5, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 279
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Nov 2007
Working Paper Series
Melbourne Law School and Monash University
Downloads 2,323
5.

Inducers and Authorisers: A Comparison of the US Supreme Court's Grokster Decision and the Australian Federal Court's Kazaa Ruling

Media & Arts Law Review, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2006, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 144, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-105
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Mar 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School and Melbourne Law School
Downloads 2,042
6.

Gambotto v WCP Ltd: Its Implications for Corporate Regulation

CENTRE FOR CORPORATE LAW AND SECURITIES REGULATION, 1996
Number of pages: 123 Posted: 20 Oct 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 1,954
7.

The Determinants of Corporate Ownership Structure: Australian Evidence

U of Melbourne Public Law Research Paper No. 20, EFMA 2002 London Meeting, Tuck-JFQA Contemporary Corporate Governance Issues II: International Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne and University of Melbourne - Law School
Downloads 1,849
8.

Defamation Law's Chilling Effect: A Comparative Content Analysis of Australian and US Newspapers

Media and Arts Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 89, 2004, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 94
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Sep 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Murdoch University - School of Law and University of Melbourne Law School
Downloads 1,744
9.

Stakeholders and Directors' Duties: Law, Theory and Evidence

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 411
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 May 2009 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Monash University - Department of Business Law and Taxation and Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 1,728
10.

On the Distinction between Contract and Tort

Andrew Robertson and Michael Bryan, THE LAW OF OBLIGATIONS: CONNECTIONS AND BOUNDARIES, Cavendish Publishing, London, October 2003
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Mar 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School
Downloads 1,635
11.

Downloading Music off the Internet: Copyright and Privacy in Conflict?

Journal of Law and Information Science, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 90-106, 2002
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Sep 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School
Downloads 1,428
12.

Litigation by Shareholders and Directors: An Empirical Study of the Statutory Derivative Action

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 250
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne and Deakin University
Downloads 1,370
13.

Corporate Groups in Australia

Australian Business Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2001
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Nov 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne and University of Melbourne - Law School
Downloads 1,327
14.

What Causes Suboptimal Financial Behaviour? An Exploration of Financial Literacy, Social Influences and Behavioural Economics

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 540
Number of pages: 244 Posted: 28 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 28 May 2011
Working Paper Series
La Trobe Law School and Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 1,255
15.

Company Directors' Liability for Insolvent Trading

COMPANY DIRECTORS' LIABILITY FOR INSOLVENT TRADING, Ian Ramsay ed., CCH Australia and the Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation, 2000
Number of pages: 218 Posted: 15 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 1,254
16.

Global Trajectories of Tax Reform: Mapping Tax Reform in Developing and Transition Countries

U of Melbourne, Public Law Research Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
Downloads 1,206
17.

Time to Quit? Assessing International Investment Claims Against Plain Tobacco Packaging in Australia

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2011, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 560
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Law School and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Law School
Downloads 1,201
18.

Australia's Move to the Plain Packaging of Cigarettes and its WTO Compatibility

Asian Journal of WTO and International Health Law and Policy, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2010, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 500
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Law School
Downloads 1,198
19.

Contractual Dispute Resolution in International Trade: The UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (1976) and the UNCITRAL Conciliation Rules (1980)

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 3, p. 184, 2002, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 217
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Mar 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Independent and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Law School
Downloads 1,182
20.

Directors' Conflicts: An Empirical Study

U of Melbourne, Public Law Research Paper No. 04
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne and University of Melbourne - Law School
Downloads 1,129
21.

Financial Innovation and Regulation: The Case of Securitisation

Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice, Vol. 4, No. 3, 1993
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 1,114
22.

China's New Labour Contract Law: Responding to the Growing Complexity of Labour Relations in the PRC

University of NSW Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 788-803, 2007, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 317
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne - Department of Management and Anhui University
Downloads 1,095
23.

Social Hosts' Responsibility for Their Intoxicated Guests: Where Courts Fear to Tread

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 265, Torts Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 62-86, 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Oct 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Law School
Downloads 1,081
24.

What is Reasonable Remuneration for Corporate Officers? An Empirical Investigation into the Relationship between Pay and Performance in the Largest Australian Companies

Company and Securities Law Journal, Vol. 12, No. 6, 1994
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 1,069
25.

Corporate Governance and Anti-Takeover Devices: Evidence from Australia

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 8, 2000
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jul 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne, Macquarie Graduate School of Management and Bond University - Finance
Downloads 1,068
26.

Emotions in Cyberspace: The Advantages and Disadvantages of Online Communication

Organisational Psychologist, pp. 5-8, September 2006, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 277
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Nov 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Australian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies and Melbourne Law School
Downloads 1,048
27.

Shareholder Value and Employee Interests: Intersections Between Corporate Governance, Corporate Law and Labour Law

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 128, Wisconsin International Law Journal, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 417-476, 2005
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Jul 2005
Accepted Paper Series
La Trobe Law School, Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation and Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 1,038
28.

The Rome Statute in Comparative Perspective

THE STANFORD HANDBOOK OF COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW, Kevin Jon Heller & Markus Dirk Dubber, eds., 2009, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 370
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Amsterdam
Downloads 1,031
29.

Infrastructure Funds: Creative Use of Corporate Structure and Law - But in Whose Interests?

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 314
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 29 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Ownership Matters and University of Melbourne - Law School
Downloads 1,024
30.

Holding Company Liability for the Debts of an Insolvent Subsidiary: A Law and Economics Perspective

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 17, No. 2, 1994
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 988
31.

International Citizenship: The Future of Nationality in a Globalised World

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Spring 2000
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jul 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Australian National University - ANU College of Law and World Bank
Downloads 942
32.

Insolvent Trading - An Empirical Study

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 72
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
Clayton Utz, Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne and Clayton Utz - Sydney Office
Downloads 922
33.

The Comparative Constitutional Law of Freedom of Expression

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 476
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
Melbourne Law School
Downloads 915
34.

Partners in Enforcement? The New Balance between Government and Trade Union Enforcement of Employment Standards in Australia

Australian Journal of Labour Law, Vol. 23, No. 3, 2009, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 509
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School and University of Melbourne Law School
Downloads 910
35.

Dow Jones & Company Inc v Gutnick: An Adequate Response to Transnational Internet Defamation?

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 4, p. 196, 2003
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Dec 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School
Downloads 887
36.

An Empirical Study of the Use of the Oppression Remedy

Australian Business Law Review, Vol. 27, No. 1, 1999
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 876
37.

Boxed in? Australia's Plain Tobacco Packaging Initiative and International Investment Law

Arbitration International, Vol. 27, 2011, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 559
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 864
38.

Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices by Australian Listed Companies

Company and Securities Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 8, 1997
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne and University of Melbourne - Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation
Downloads 858
39.

Directors' Duty to Act in the Interests of the Company: Subjective or Objective?

Journal of Business Law, 2015, Issue No. 2, pp. 173-182, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 730
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School and Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 854
40.

Defamation: Comparative Law and Practice

Andrew T. Kenyon, DEFAMATION: COMPARATIVE LAW AND PRACTICE, UCL Press, 2006, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 154
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne Law School
Downloads 852
41.

Models of Corporate Regulation: The Mandatory/Enabling Debate

CORPORATE PERSONALITY IN THE 20TH CENTURY, C Rickett, R Grantham, eds., pp. 215-270, Hart Publishing, Oxford, 1998
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 19 Sep 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 845
42.

Regulating Directors' Duties: How Effective are the Civil Penalty Sanctions in the Australian Corporations Law?

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 156
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation, Melbourne Law School and Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 839
43.

Transforming Media Markets: The Cases of Malaysia and Singapore

Australian Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 103-118, 2007, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 278
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Nov 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne Law School and University of Melbourne - Department of Sociology
Downloads 836
44.

Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for Digitisation

U of Melbourne Law, Centre for Media and Communications Law, August 2005, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 140
Number of pages: 162 Posted: 07 Feb 2006
Accepted Paper Series
King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law and University of Melbourne Law School
Downloads 834
45.

Corporate Governance, Shareholder Litigation and the Prospects for a Statutory Derivative Action

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, 1992
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 829
46.

Mandatory Corporate Disclosure Rules and Securities Regulation

SECURITIES REGULATION IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND, 2nd Edition, Gordon Walker, Brent Fisse and Ian Ramsay, eds., LBC Information Services, 1998
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 822
47.

Globalisation and Citizenship and Nationality

JURISPRUDENCE FOR AN INTERCONNECTED GLOBE, Catherine Dauvergne, ed., Ashgate 2003
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Apr 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Australian National University - ANU College of Law
Downloads 816
48.

Images of Celebrity: Publicity, Privacy, Law

Media & Arts Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 4, 2005, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 142
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Feb 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne Law School and Swinburne University of Technology
Downloads 791
49.

ASIC Enforcement Patterns

Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation, 2003
Number of pages: 132 Posted: 27 Apr 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School, Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne, Centre for Corporate Law & Securities Regulation and Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne
Downloads 788
50.

Decolonizing International Law: Development, Economic Growth and the Politics of Universality

DECOLONIZING INTERNATIONAL LAW: DEVELOPMENT, ECONOMIC GROWTH AND THE POLITICS OF UNIVERSALITY , U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 520
Number of pages: 418 Posted: 20 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School
Downloads 774