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Parsons Centre monographs

Research from experts in commercial, corporate and taxation law

The Ross Parsons Centre Monograph series provides detailed analysis of commercial, corporate, finance, securities and taxation law influences on the business world from a domestic and international perspective. 

Parsons Monograph

Latest Parsons Monograph

25 Years of Class Actions in Australia: 1992-2017

by Damian Grave and Helen Mould (eds), (Publication 19)

25 Years of Class Actions in Australia provides an extensive analysis of the law and practice of class actions in Australia over the last 25 years.

Over 19 chapters, it features contributions from current and former members of the judiciary, academics, a litigation funder and other experts in the field, including practitioners from leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills.

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Publications written by centre members listed below can be found on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN):

The Centre has digitised historical sources relating to Australian and international taxation law, including:

  • the seminal text, Income Taxation in Australia: Principles of Income, Deductability and Tax Accounting, by Ross Parsons.
  • the Final Report of the Taxation Review Committee ('the Asprey Report'), which is widely regarded as the origin of much of the tax reform that has occurred in Australia since 1975.
  • League of Nations publications on tax treaties that are the origin of Australia's modern treaty network.