Prof Gill North

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Professorial Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Law

Campus

Off-Campus (Home)

Contact

g.north@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 68169

Biography

Professor Gillian “Gill” North is a Professorial Research Fellow in Deakin Law School. Gill is a member of the Centre for Sustainable and Responsible Organisations in Deakin University. She is also an adjunct Associate Professor in the law school of the University of Western Australia. After completing a first-class honours law degree, she was awarded a doctorate in law from the University of New South Wales in 2011.

Gill is a chartered accountant and experienced financial analyst, as well as a law academic. Prior to joining academia, she worked at multinational corporations and investment banks in the major financial centres in London, Tokyo, New York and Sydney, where her roles included senior executive positions in the areas of corporate strategy, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and funds management. Gill has advised and provided consultancy services to a broad spectrum of international and domestic entities, including governments, regulators, corporations, academics, lawyers, financiers, consumer advocacy groups, and investment bodies.

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Research interests

  • Disciplinary Regulation of Health Practitioners
  • Health Records
  • Sentencing Law

Affiliations

  • Member, Banking & Financial Services Law Association.
  • Member, Consumer Law Roundtable.
  • Member, Daughters of Themis: International Network of Female Business Scholars.
  • Member, Insolvency Academic Network.
  • Member, Sustainable Market Actors Network.
  • Treasurer, Executive Committee of Australasian Corporate Law Teachers Association.
  • Peer Review, Sydney Law Review.
  • Peer Review, Melbourne University Law Review.

Teaching interests

  • Masters Law Research Thesis
  • Accounting and Legal Research Methods
  • Corporate Law and Policy

Media appearances

  • Quoted by Elizabeth Tilley, ‘Fewer Queenslanders In Mortgage Stress as Job Prospects Improve’, Daily Mail, Australia, 2017.
  • Quoted by Duncan Hughes, ‘First-Home Buyers Numbers Soar as Costs and Prices Fall’, Australian Financial Review, Australia, 2017.
  • Commissioned empirical work at Monash University was cited multiple times in the ABC 'The Checkout, ABC, Australia, 2017.

Research groups

  • Member, Centre for Sustainable and Responsible Organisations (CSaRO).

Publications

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2018

Well governed, sustainable and socially responsible financial corporations: remote or real expectations?

G North

(2018), pp. 27-49, Globalisation of corporate social responsibility and its impact on corporate governance, Cham, Switzerland, B1

chapter

Company reporting of environmental, social and gender matters: limitations, barriers and changing paradigms

G North

(2018), pp. 91-113, Creating corporate sustainability: gender as an agent for change, Cambridge, Eng., B1

chapter

Are Corporate Governance Code Disclosure and Engagement Principles Effective Vehicles for Corporate Accountability? The United Kingdom as a Case Study

G North

(2018), Vol. 23, pp. 177-208, Deakin Law Review, C1

journal

Corporate Management and Communication of Environmental and Social Risks in Australia: Pressures Are Mounting

G North

(2018), Vol. 33, pp. 227-249, Australian Journal of Corporate Law, C1

journal
2017

Corporate sustainability practices and regulation: existing frameworks and best practice proposals

G North

(2017), pp. 145-168, Corporate governance codes for the 21st century: international perspectives and critical analyses, Cham, Switzerland, B1

chapter

Small amount credit contract reforms: Will the affordability cap achieve its intended objectives without uninteded adverse consequences?

G North

(2017), Vol. 32, pp. 1-26, Australian Journal of Corporate Law, Australia, C1

journal

The Australian house party has been glorious - but the hangover may be severe: reforms to mitigate some of the risks

G North

(2017), pp. 83-92, New directions for law in Australia: essays in contemporary law reform, Acton, A.C.T., B1

chapter

Small amount credit contract reforms: have transparency and competition concerns been forgotten?

G North

(2017), Vol. 25, pp. 101-124, Competition and consumer law journal, Chatswood, N.S.W., C1

journal

Corporate management and reporting of environmental and social matters in New Zealand: the rules, evidence and analysis

G North

(2017), Vol. 23, pp. 240-258, New Zealand business law quarterly, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

Supervision of the responsible lending regimes: Theory, Evidence, Analysis and Reforms

G North, Therese Wilson

(2017), Vol. 46, pp. 193-229, Federal Law Review, Canberra, A.C.T., C1

journal
2016

Small amount credit contract reforms in Australia: household survey evidence & analysis

G North

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 203-222, Journal of banking and finance law and practice, Rozelle, N.S.W., C1

journal
2015

Regulation governing the provision of credit assistance and financial advice in Australia: a consumer's perspective

G North

(2015), Vol. 43, pp. 369-396, Federal law review, Canberra, A.C.T., C1-1

journal

The future of financial advice reforms: will they achieve their long term objectives?

G North

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 197-217, Competition and consumer law journal, Chatswood, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

Effective company disclosure in the digital age

G North

(2015), Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands, A1-1

book
2014

Timely public disclosure of company information: a likely precondition for optimal long-term corporate and national outcomes

G North

(2014), Vol. 32, pp. 560-582, Company and securities law journal, Rozelle, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

Listed company disclosure and financial market transparency: is this a battle worth fighting or merely policy and regulatory mantra?

G North

(2014), Vol. 6, pp. 484-511, Journal of business law, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Financial advice reforms: striking the right balance

G North

(2014), pp. 63-83, Exploring tensions in finance law Trans-Tasman insights, Wellington, N.Z., B1-1

chapter
2013

Company disclosure in Australia

G North

(2013), Sydney, N.S.W., A1-1

book

The continuous disclosure obligations in Australia: do they still have substantive content and can those relying on public disclosures make confident informed decisions?

G North

(2013), Vol. 28, pp. 233-252, Australian Journal of Corporate Law, Chatswood, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

Public company communication, engagement and accountability: where are we and where should we be heading?

G North

(2013), Vol. 31, pp. 167-188, Company and securities law journal, Rozelle, N.S.W., C1-1

journal
2012

A financial transactions tax: inefficient or needed systemic reform?

G North, R Buckley

(2012), Vol. 43, pp. 745-762, Georgetown journal of international law, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal

Companies take heed: the misleading or deceptive conduct provisions are gaining prominence

G North

(2012), Vol. 30, pp. 342-365, Company and securities law journal, Rozelle, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

The future of the Dodd-Frank reforms hinges on political developments and the forcefulness of the US Federal regulators

G North, R Buckley

(2012), Vol. 86, pp. 525-529, Australian Law Journal, Rozelle, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

Equity market structural reform: the national public interest equation requires greater consideration

G North

(2012), Vol. 26, pp. 738-740, Australian law journal, Rozelle, N.S.W., C1-1

journal
2011

A re-examination of the Manne efficiency theory and the insider trading and company disclosure efficiency rationales

G North

(2011), Vol. 25, pp. 209-225, Australian Journal of Corporate Law, Chatswood, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform and Consumer Protection Act: unresolved issues of regulatory culture and mindset

G North, R Buckley

(2011), Vol. 35, pp. 479-522, Melbourne university law review, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal

Continuous disclosure in Australia: the empirical uncertainties

G North

(2011), Vol. 29, pp. 1-22, Company and securities law journal, Rozelle, N.S.W., C1-1

journal
2010

A fundamental re-examination of efficiency in capital markets in light of the Global Financial Crisis

G North, R Buckley

(2010), Vol. 33, pp. 714-744, UNSW law journal, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

A call for a bold and effective corporate disclosure regulatory framework

G North

(2010), Vol. 38, pp. 331-356, Company and securities law journal, Rozelle, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

The Australian company disclosure framework: piecemeal or integrated?

G North

(2010), Vol. 28, pp. 259-268, Company and securities law journal, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal
2009

The Australian insider trading regime: workable or hopelessly complex?

G North

(2009), Vol. 27, pp. 310-327, Company and securities law journal, Rozelle, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

The insider trading "generally available" and "materiality" carve-outs: are they achieving their aims?

G North

(2009), Vol. 27, pp. 234-254, Company and securities law journal, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Periodic disclosure regulation: enhancements to enable all investors to make informed decisions

G North

(2009), Vol. 27, pp. 23-44, Company and securities law journal, Rozelle, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

A theoretical basis for selective disclosure regulation

G North

(2009), Vol. 32, pp. 143-168, UNSW law journal, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

The corporate disclosure co-regulatory model: dysfunctional and rules in limbo

G North

(2009), Vol. 37, pp. 75-82, Australian business law review, Rozelle, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

Efficiency, fairness & irrationality: incompatible or complementary?

G North

(2009), Vol. 24, pp. 311-342, Banking and finance law review, Toronto, Ont., C1-1

journal
2008

Closed and private company briefings: justifiable or unfair?

G North

(2008), Vol. 26, pp. 501-516, Company and securities law journal, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Inquiry into social impact investment for housing and homelessness outcomes

Prof Gill North

  • 2018: $1,980

AHURI project with UWA - Supporting vulnerable households to achieve their housing goals: the role of impact investment

Prof Richard Heaney, Prof Paul Flatau, Prof Kristy Muir, Prof Gill North, Prof Eileen Webb

  • 2018: $2,851
  • 2017: $3,484

Supervisions

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