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Mark Bender


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Mark Bender is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Business Law and Taxation.

Prior to coming to academia, he held sales, marketing, consulting and general manager roles in advertising, financial services, IT, consulting and manufacturing businesses. He is admitted as a legal practitioner of the Supreme Court of the ACT, and is a barrister of the High Court of Australia.

Prior to joining the Department of Business Law and Taxation, Mark taught commercial law, corporations law and marketing law at Deakin University and Swinburne University of Technology. He has received awards for Teaching Excellence and Innovation and research.

Mark developed and is now the Unit Leader for the Univiersities financial literacy unit You, money and life and is the founder of AFLAN - the Australian Financial Literacy Academics Network, a community of practice for financial literacy educatiuon and research.

He has held various educational administration and leadership roles, including Director of Education, Executive Committee and Copyright Committee member.


  • Commercial law
  • Consumer Law
  • E-commerce and electronic law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Marketing Law
  • Marketing communications
  • Financial Literacy

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Projects 2007 2007

Research into Market Practices in the Victorian Residential Property Market

Bender, M. & Gordon-Brown, L.


Project: Research

Research Output 2006 2017

Innovations in Teaching Business Ethics and Business & Society

Barraquier, A., Bender, M. R., Klaw, B., Mayer, D. & Holcomb, J., 2017, Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Annual Conference of the International Association for Business and Society. Vol. 28. p. 105-117 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOther

Marketing and the law

Bender, M. R., Sweeney, B. J. & Courmadias, N., 2015, Lexis Nexis. 751 p.

Research output: Book/ReportTextbookOtherpeer-review

How to Pass Business Law

Bender, M. R. & Do, C., 2014, Oxford University Press. 129 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookOther

Bavarian blondes don't need a visa: A comparative law analysis of ambush marketing

Berger-Walliser, G., Williams, M. S., Walliser, B. & Bender, M. R., 2012, In : Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law. 21, 1, p. 1 - 35 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Does the voluntary administration scheme satisfy its legislative objectives? An exploratory analysis

Herzberg, A., Bender, M. & Gordon-Brown, L., 2010, In : Insolvency Law Journal. 18, 4, p. 181 - 196 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review