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Rebecca Faugno

Ms Rebecca Faugno

Lecturer
UWA Law School

Contact details
Address
UWA Law School
The University of Western Australia (M253)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 3442
Fax
+61 8 6488 1045
Email
rebecca.faugno@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
BA LLB Monash, GradDipEd W.Aust.
Biography
Rebecca is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law where she teaches Corporations Law (LAWS5104) and Commercial Practice (LAWS5108).
Her research interests are in the areas of Corporate Governance, Regulation of Multinational Corporations, Corporations and Human Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility. She is currently working on a doctoral thesis in the field of judicial remedies for human rights violations by multi-national corporations.
Rebecca holds Bachelor degrees in Law and Arts (both with Honours) and a Graduate Diploma in Education.
Prior to joining the University of Western Australia Rebecca worked in commercial practice and has advised on general corporate matters (including directors' duties), corporate restructures, mergers and acquisitions and large-scale commercial litigation.
Key research
Research interest areas: corporate governance, regulation of multi-national corporations, corporate human rights and environmental liability, corporate social responsibility, remedies (particularly in the human rights sphere).
Rebecca is currently working on a PhD thesis on the issue of judicial remedies for human rights violations by multi-national corporations.
Her Honours thesis was completed with a Monash University Major Grant (Study Abroad), on the topic of 'L’interprétation juridique des lois anti-Sémites de Vichy' (French judicial interpretation of anti-Semitic Vichy laws).
Publications
BOOKS/EDITED COLLECTIONS

M Cutillo, R Faugno and T Scovazzi, 'La
Responsabilità Sociale d’Impresa in Tema di Diritti Umani e Protezione dell’Ambiente: Il Caso dell’India', (Giuffrè Editore, 2012)

ARTICLES/CHAPTERS

R Faugno, 'Corporate Human Rights and Environmental Liability Under Indian Law', in M Cutillo, R Faugno and T Scovazzi (eds), 'La Responsabilità Sociale d’Impresa in Tema di Diritti Umani e Protezione dell’Ambiente: Il Caso dell’India', (Giuffrè Editore, 2012)

M Cutillo, R Faugno and T Scovazzi, 'Introduzione', in M Cutillo, R Faugno and T Scovazzi (eds), 'La Responsabilità Sociale d’Impresa in Tema di Diritti Umani e Protezione dell’Ambiente: Il Caso dell’India', (Giuffrè Editore, 2012)

2012 LLB (Hons) student, Daniella Spencer-Laitt, thesis published: 'When will derivative liability enhance corporate regulatory compliance?' (2014) 32 C&SLJ 84.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

R Faugno, 'National law relating to corporate human rights and environmental responsibility: the case of India' (Paper presented at Il Convegno Internazionale di Valore Sociale: La valutazione di impatto sui diritti umani - uno strumento concreto per promuovere l'etica nell'impresa (Human Rights Risk Assessment: A concrete tool for CSR in international supply chains), Milan, Italy, May 2011.
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
BA (Hons) Monash, LLB (Hons) Monash
Grad Dip Ed W.Aust

Rebecca is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in Victoria, Western Australia and the High Court of Australia
Funding received
Monash University Study Abroad Major Scholarship 1998
Monash University Study Abroad Minor Bursary 1997
Languages
English (native)
Italian (written and spoken)
French (written and spoken)
Memberships
Australasian Law Teachers' Association
Corporate Law Teachers' Association
Honours and awards
* UWA Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2013
* UWA Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2010
* Law Lecturer of the Year, MSLS, Murdoch University 2007
* C Sanders Prize for the Most Outstanding Student completing the Grad Dip Ed or B Ed at UWA, 2005.
* Fogarty Foundation Prize for Excellence, for the student with the highest aggregate over seven units in the Grad Dip Ed or B Ed at UWA, 2005.
* Monash University Major Grant (Study Abroad) 1998
* Monash Univesity Minor Grant (Study Abroad) 1997
Previous positions
* Visiting Researcher, Universita degli Studenti di Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy 2011
* Faculty of Law, Murdoch University
* Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst), Perth
* Allens Arthur Robinson (now Allens), Melbourne
* Legal Practitioners' Complaints Committee WA
Teaching
Rebecca is currently Unit Co-ordinator of Corporations Law (LAWS5104/LAWS3322) and teaches Corporations Law and Commercial Practice (LAWS5108/LAWS4030).
Previous teaching includes Equity and Trusts, Remedies, and Legal Practice and Transactions.
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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