Dr Pamela Hanrahan is a lawyer, legal academic and author who specialises in corporate law, corporate governance, financial services regulation, data governance and business ethics.
She is Professor of Commercial Law and Regulation at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Business School, a Senior Fellow of the Melbourne Law School, a member of the Centre for Law Markets and Regulation at UNSW, an associate of the Centre for Corporate Law at the University of Melbourne, and founding director of the Cybersecurity and Data Governance Research Network at UNSW Sydney. She is also a founding member of the Society of Investment Law (USA), a Fellow of FINSIA, and a solicitor member of the Law Society of New South Wales.
Pamela is Deputy Chair of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, a member of the National Corporate Governance Committee of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a member of the Conexus Institute Advisory Board and a non-executive director of Landcom. In 2010-11 she was the Queensland Regional Commissioner of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and in 2013-15 served as the Registrar of Community Housing for New South Wales. In 2016-17 Pamela was an appointed member of the ASIC Enforcement Review Taskforce and in 2018 she was an adviser to the Hayne Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.
From This Author
Australia is not yet seeing the level of business insolvency rates predicted for when Jobkeeper and other support measures came to an end
The COVID-19 safe harbour provides some breathing-room for directors of companies in trouble – but the relief is time-limited and the clock is ticking, according to UNSW Business School's Pamela Hanrahan and Anil Hargovan
The coronavirus has had a dramatic impact on economies around the world, and both business and government will need to take a carefully measured approach in managing for the long-term
The path to successful deregulation is not an easy one, and there are a number of key considerations for both government and business in the process, explains UNSW Business School's Pamela Hanrahan
If deregulation is to aid Australia's economic recovery then businesses must work with the government to effect real change in society, according to UNSW Business School's Pamela Hanrahan
Political rewrites and simplification for its own sake do little more than unsettle existing law and practice and rarely succeed in reform, writes UNSW Business School's Pamela Hanrahan