Akshaya Kamalnath

Akshaya Kamalnath
Deakin University · School of Law

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Introduction
Akshaya Kamalnath currently works at AUT Law. Akshaya does research in corporate law, corporate governance and corporate insolvency. Their most recent publication is 'CORPORATE INSOLVENCY RESOLUTION LAW IN INDIA – A PROPOSAL TO OVERCOME THE ‘INITIATION PROBLEM’'.

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India introduced the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (“IBC”) in 2016 with a view to encourage quick and efficient corporate rescue and restructuring. It follows a UK style ‘insolvency professional in possession’ model rather than a US style ‘debtor in possession’ model. Within this model, the IBC has introduced some commendable infrastructure like d...
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This article argues that AI, if used correctly, has the potential to help boards overcome groupthink and also to efficiently process a range of information in limited time. More specifically, AI might hold the potential to improve board independence. The model proposed in this article is for AI to help boards by complementing rather than replacing...
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This article reviews the equity crowdfunding law and practice in Australia. It argues that a light regulatory approach for issuers and investors is required to ensure that crowd-sourced equity funding (CSEF) is attractive enough to both investors and issuers. At the same time, it argues that regulation focused on preventing and detecting fraud is e...
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As the Al revolution in the healthcare sector begins, it is time for the law to identify regulatory issues that might require a rethink under the new era. Since technology in this sector has enormous potential to improve access to healthcare, States should ensure that regulations do not stymie the Al revolution in the healthcare sector. However, a...
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Gender diversity on corporate boards has become a point of emphasis, to the exclusion of all other forms of diversity. This paper analyses whether board gender diversity might help boards overcome groupthink (i.e. the failure of board members to consider alternatives to the dominant view when making decisions). This is a significant question becaus...
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This thesis focused the board gender diversity debate on the role of the corporate board. It used two studies to answer whether there was a corporate governance case for board gender diversity. The findings suggested that board gender diversity might indeed be able to enhance corporate governance in a firm. The findings also suggest complementary s...
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A number of countries have begun to adopt quotas for the appointment of women directors on company boards. Countries like the United States and Australia, have adopted the disclosure regime by requiring that public listed companies must disclose their diversity policies in their annual reports. This article argues that the board gender diversity de...
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After Norway introduced a mandatory quota for women on corporate boards, a number of other European countries have followed suit. While the post-financial crisis regulatory reforms contributed to increased focus on getting more women on corporate boards from a business point of view, concerns of gender equality have been simultaneously cited as jus...

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