Pamela Hanrahan

Professor Pamela Hanrahan is one of Australia's leading authorities on financial services law and regulation. In addition to her academic career at the UNSW Business School and, previously, the Melbourne Law School and as a Visitor at the Centre for Corporate and Commercial Law at the University of Cambridge, she has over 15 years experience as a lawyer in private practice and four years as a senior regulator in Australian Commonwealth and State government agencies.
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Technical report

Information about selected aspects of foreign financial services regulation: background paper 30

This technical paper, requested by the Royal Commission, examines aspects of the regulation of financial product and service providers in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, New Zealand and the United States.
Technical report

Legal framework governing aspects of the Australian superannuation system: background paper 25

The purpose of this report is to explain aspects of the legal framework for the Australian superannuation system, focusing on the rules that govern the use of members’ funds by trustees and other professional financial services providers in the superannuation system. It also deals briefly...
Technical report

Legal framework for the provision of financial advice and sale of financial products to Australian households: background paper 7

This technical paper has been prepared for the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industries. Its purpose is to explain in general terms the legal framework within which financial advice is provided, and financial products are sold, to Australian households.