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Dr Ben Saunders

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer (Constitutional Law)

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Law

Campus

Geelong Waterfront Campus

Contact

b.saunders@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 73462

Biography

Ben is a Senior Lecturer at Deakin University, where he researches and teaches in constitutional law, Australian constitutional history, corporate law and financial services law. Ben has recently completed his PhD at the University of Queensland on the incorporation of responsible government into the Australian Constitution.

Ben has over 10 years of professional experience. Before joining Deakin in 2016 Ben was a Principal Lawyer at the National Disability Insurance Agency, leading the corporate and commercial team; Ben has also worked in private practice in corporate and commercial law and at the Victorian Department of Justice and Regulation, advising the Attorney-General on constitutional law, human rights, policy and legislation.

SSRN page: http://ssrn.com/author=648043.

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Publications

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2017

Deliberation at the founding: deliberative democracy as an original constitutional value

B Saunders, R Levy, N Silva

(2017), Vol. 28, pp. 41-60, Public law review, New York, N.Y., C1

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Re Robert John Day AO: section 44(v) of the Australian Constitution revisited

O Roos, B Saunders

(2017), Vol. 39, pp. 123-134, Sydney Law Review, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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2014

Securities lending, empty voting and corporate governance

P Ali, I Ramsay, B Saunders

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 326-341, Law and financial markets review, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The legal structure and regulation of securities lending (Pt 1)

B Saunders, I Ramsay,, P Ali,

(2014), pp. 480-489, Journal of international banking law and regulation, Hebden Bridge, Eng., C1-1

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The legal structure and regulation of securities lending (Pt 2)

B Saunders, I Ramsay,, P Ali

(2014), pp. 581-591, Journal of international banking law and regulation, Hebden Bridge, Eng., C1-1

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2013

Democracy, liberty and the prerogative: the displacement of inherent executive power by statute

B Saunders

(2013), Vol. 41, pp. 363-392, Federal law review, Acton, A.C.T., C1-1

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2012

The Commonwealth and the chaplains: executive power after Williams v Commonwealth

B Saunders

(2012), Vol. 23, pp. 153-160, Public law review, Pyrmont, N.S.W., C1-1

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2011

What do you do with a High Court decision you don't like? Legislative, judicial and academic responses to Gambotto v WCP Ltd

B Saunders, I Ramsay,

(2011), Vol. 25, pp. 112-149, Australian journal of corporate law, Chatswood, N.S.W., C1-1

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2010

Should credit default swap issuers be subject to prudential regulation?

B Saunders

(2010), Vol. 10, pp. 427-450, Journal of corporate law studies, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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Has the Financial Services Reform Act fixed the problems with the regulation of securities and derivatives?

B Saunders

(2010), Vol. 21, pp. 33-55, Journal of banking and finance law and practice, New York, N.Y., C1-1

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2006

Litigation by shareholders and directors: an empirical study of the Australian statutory derivative action

B Saunders, I Ramsay

(2006), Vol. 6, pp. 397-446, Journal of corporate law studies, London, Eng., C1-1

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2004

Putting the spoils of litigation into the shareholders' pockets: when can shareholders bring a personal action against the directors of their company?

B Saunders

(2004), Vol. 22, pp. 535-544, Company and securities law journal, New York, N.Y., C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

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Supervisions

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