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My research interests lie in four main areas. These reflect firstly, my core academic expertise in corporations and related law and secondly, my interests in three further areas in which this law has been applied:

Core legal and academic expertise: Corporations Law and Corporate Governance, Markets and Securities Law, Pension Fund and Investment Law, and Financial Systems and Institutions Law.

Public Sector Governance: (See generally Link to Book (1) below)

Australia-China Investment Law and Policy: (See generally Link to Book (2) below)

Pension Funds in Developing Countries (Focus on Bangladesh):

My research outputs are reflected in cited publications, Category 1 Competitive Research Grants and HDR supervisions.  My research is recognised at senior Government and professional levels in various 'esteem' measures such as my appointments to the Commonwealth ministerial advisory committee, CAMAC (the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee, 2008-14), and to the National Executive of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia (2002-13). I currently sit on the Business Law Section's Foreign Investment Law Committee which is preparing a submission to the Minister in respect of the re-write of the Foreign Investments Acquisitions and Takeovers Act (FATA).

I have also held a number of related academic and administrative positions at UC, which have included: Acting Head of the Law School (2005), Academic Director, National Institute for Governance (2003-6) and Director, Governance Area of Research Strength (2004-6).

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public sector Social Sciences
governance Social Sciences
public communications Social Sciences
industry Social Sciences
community Social Sciences
Private pensions Business & Economics
Bangladesh Business & Economics
Government Business & Economics

Projects 2002 2014

Research Output 2002 2018

Enforcement of Food Standards in China: Impact of the State-Led Stakeholder Model of Corporate Governance

Fu, J. & NICOLL, G., 2018, Resource Security and Governance: Globalisation and China's Natural Resources Companies. Jia, X. & Tomasic, R. (eds.). New York, USA: Taylor & Francis, p. 143-164 22 p.

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

Corporate governance

The Foundation Stones for a Private Pension Fund in Bangladesh

Alam, S. & NICOLL, G., 2016, In : Australian Journal of Asian Law. 17, 2, p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pension funds
Private pensions

Public Sector Governance in Australia

Edwards, M., Halligan, J., Horrigan, B. & Nicoll, G., 2012, Canberra: ANU E Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Open Access
public sector
public communications

The new mercantilism-direct investment by state owned enterprises in Australian public companies

Nicoll, G. & Brennan, G., 2012, In : Australian Business Law Review. 40, 2, p. 105-125 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Corporate Ownership and Control in the Financial Markets

Nicoll, G., 2011, In : Canberra Law Review. 10, 1, p. 36-65 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access