The effective and efficient governance of corporations is crucial to their success as vehicles for the creation of wealth. The course will explore the legal, regulatory, and market-based mechanisms by which corporations are governed and how governance rules and practices can contribute to superior decision making by corporate boards.

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Dr Vicky Comino

Dr Comino's main research area is corporate law, and in particular the regulation of corporate misconduct. Before commencing an academic career, she practised as a solicitor working at a top tier law firm in the fields of corporate law, leasing, commercial and residential conveyancing, strata development, securities and opinion work. Over the years, Dr Comino has worked voluntarily for Legal Aid, South Brisbane Immigration & Community Legal Service, Women's Equal Opportunity (WEO) and Justice and the Law Society (JATL) (UQ).

She has also served on numerous committees, most recently as the chair of a major Queensland Law Society accreditation committee for the accreditation of lawyers as Business Law Specialists and is on the executive of the Australian Corporate Law Teachers' Association, whose 'community' of corporate law scholars meets at least once a year in a highly regarded conference. 


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