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Adj/A/Prof Gill North

Adjunct Associate Professor
Adjunct and Honorary Staff (Law School)

Contact details
Address
Adjunct and Honorary Staff (Law School)
The University of Western Australia (M253)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Email
gillian.north@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
BCom Cant., LLB NE, PhD NSW, SIE(Dip), ACA (NZ), ASIA exams (UK)
Biography
Gill has worked for Japanese, British and American investment banks. Her roles have included senior executive positions in New Zealand, London, Tokyo, New York, and Sydney in the areas of corporate strategy, corporate finance advice, mergers and acquisition advice, securities analysis, and funds management. Gill has a doctorate in law from the University of New South Wales. She is also a chartered accountant and a qualified and experienced securities analyst.

Gill draws on her global experience and expertise to enhance her academic teaching and research work. She has published extensively on matters relating to corporate disclosure, market efficiency, and finance law reform.
Key research
Gill’s areas of research focus include: efficiency in financial markets; corporate governance; listed company communications; capital market structures; banking and financial reform; financial services models; and interdisciplinary empirical work within legal domains.
Publications
ARTICLES
1. ‘Listed Company Disclosure and Financial Market Transparency: Is this a Battle Worth Fighting or Merely Policy and Regulatory Mantra?’ (2014) Journal of Business Law forthcoming

2. The Continuous Disclosure Obligations in Australia: Do They Still Have Substantive Content & Can Those Relying On Public Disclosure Make Confident Informed Decisions? (2013) Australian Journal of Corporate Law forthcoming (November)

3. ‘Public Company Communication, Engagement and Accountability: Where Are We and Where Should We Be Heading?’ (2013) 31 Company and Securities Law Journal 167


4. ‘Equity Market Structural Reform: The National Public Interest Equation Deserves Greater Consideration’ (2012) 86 Australian Law Journal 325

5. ‘Companies Take Heed: The Misleading Or Deceptive Conduct Provisions Are Gaining Prominence’ (2012) 30 Company and Securities Law Journal 342


6. ‘The Future of the Dodd-Frank Reforms Hinges on Political Developments and the Forcefulness of the US Federal Regulators’ (2012) 86 Australian Law Journal 525 (with R Buckley)

7. ‘A Financial Transaction Tax: Inefficient or Needed Systemic Reform?’ (2012) 43 Georgetown Journal of International Law 745 (with R Buckley)


8. ‘The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Unresolved Issues of Regulatory Culture and Mindset’ (2011) 35 Melbourne University Law Review 479 (with R Buckley)

9. ‘Continuous Disclosure: The Empirical Uncertainties’ (2011) 29 Company and Securities Law Journal 394


10. ‘A Re-examination of the Manne Efficiency Theory and the Insider Trading and Company Disclosure Efficiency Rationales’ (2011) 25 Australian Journal of Corporate Law 209

11. ‘A Fundamental Re-examination of Efficiency in Capital Markets in Light of the Global Financial Crisis’ (2010) 33 University of New South Wales Law Journal 714 (with R Buckley)


12. ‘A Call for A Bold & Effective Corporate Disclosure Regulatory Framework’ (2010) 28 Company and Securities Law Journal 331

13. ‘The Company Disclosure Framework: Piecemeal or Integrated?’ (2010) 28 Company and Securities Law Journal 259


14. ‘The Australian Insider Trading Regime: Workable or Hopelessly Complex?’ (2009) 27 Company and Securities Law Journal 310

15. ‘A Theoretical Basis for Selective Disclosure Regulation’ (2009) 32 University of New South Wales Law Journal 143


16. ‘The Insider Trading Generally Available & Materiality Carve-Outs: Are They Achieving Their Aims?’ (2009) 27 Company and Securities Law Journal 234-254

17. ‘The Corporate Disclosure Co-Regulatory Model: Dysfunctional and Rules in Limbo’ (2009) 37 Australian Business Law Review 75


18. ‘Periodic Disclosure Regulation: Enhancements To Enable All Investors To Make Informed Decisions?’ (2009) 27 Company and Securities Law Journal 23

19. ‘Efficiency, Fairness & Irrationality: Incompatible or Complementary?’ (2009) 24 Banking and Finance Law Review 311

20. ‘Closed and Private Company Briefings: Justifiable or Unfair?’ (2008) 26 Company and Securities Law Journal 501
Teaching
Gill has taught commercial law courses at the University of New South Wales, the University of Sydney, Macquarie University, and the University of Western Australia. Her teaching areas include corporations law, insolvency law, banking and finance law, and financial market regulation.
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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