Special Issue of the ALJ on Religious Freedom

The Australian Law Journal and the TC Beirne School of Law at the University of Queensland held a conference on 6 April 2019 to consider the future of religious freedom in Australia following the report of the Religious Freedom Review, led by former Attorney-General Philip Ruddock. Selected papers from the conference are to be published in a special edition of the Australian Law Journal in September entitled “Religious Freedom”.

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Conference on Religious Freedom after Ruddock

Conference on Religious Freedom after Ruddock

The University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law, together with The Australian Law Journal, hosted “Religious Freedom after Ruddock”, a conference held on 6 April 2019.

Religious Freedom after Ruddock

Religious Freedom after Ruddock

The University of Queensland Law School, in partnership with The Australian Law Journal (ALJ), will host the conference on Religious Freedom following the report of the Religious Freedom Review, led by former Attorney-General Philip Ruddock. The event will take place at The University of Queensland, St Lucia on Saturday, 6 April 2019 from 9am to 5pm. Some papers that will be presented at the conference will be published in a special edition of the ALJ.

Conference Announcement and Call for Papers: Religious Freedom after Ruddock

A conference will be held on Saturday 6th April 2019 to consider the future of religious freedom in Australia following the report of the Religious Freedom Review, led by former Attorney-General Philip Ruddock. The Conference is jointly organised by the Australian Law Journal and the TC Beirne School of Law at the University of Queensland, and will be held at UQ in Brisbane. Selected papers from the conference will be published in a special issue of the ALJ later in 2019.

Australian Law Journal update: Vol 93 Pt 9 (Special Issue on Religious Freedom)

Australian Law Journal update: Vol 93 Pt 9 (Special Issue on Religious Freedom)

This Special Issue of the Australian Law Journal on Religious Freedom contains the following articles: “The Future Of Religious Freedom” – Patrick Parkinson AM; “Can Australian Law Better Protect Freedom Of Religion?” – Nicholas Aroney; “Protecting Religious Freedom In A Human Rights Act” – Harry Hobbs and George Williams; “Towards Re-Thinking ‘Balancing’ In The Courts And The Legislature’s Role In Protecting Religious Liberty” – Joel Harrison; “Evidence Of Absence In The Ruddock Report” – Jeremy Patrick; “Religious Schools And Discrimination Against Staff On The Basis Of Sexual Orientation: Lessons From European Human Rights Jurisprudence” – Anja Hilkemeijer and Amy Maguire; “Religious Schools, Religious Vendors And Refusing Services After Ruddock: Diversity Or Discrimination?” – Alex Deagon; “Enforcing Conformity: Criminalising Religiously Inspired Acts” – Michael Quinlan; and “The Good Of Religion” – Joshua Neoh.

Australian Business Law Review update: Vol 47 Pt 3

Australian Business Law Review update: Vol 47 Pt 3

The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Utmost Good Faith and Accountability in the Spotlight of the Banking Royal Commission – Time to Revisit the Scope, Applicability and Enforcement of the Duty” – Julie-Anne Tarr, Jeanette Van Akkeren, Amanda-Jane George and Sue Taylor; “Blowing the Whistle: A Critical Analysis of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblowing Protections) Act (Cth) 2019” – David A Chaikin; “A Game-changer or a Routine Drill? Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific Securities Markets” – Sonia Khosa; and “The ‘National Interest’ and Australian Agriculture” – Leopold Oscar Bailey. Also in this Part is this section: Competition Law and Market Regulation: “Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Pacific National Pty Ltd (No 2) [2019] FCA 669: Access Undertaking Derails ACCC Case Under S 50” – Brent Fisse.

Insolvency Law Journal update: Vol 27 Pt 2

Insolvency Law Journal update: Vol 27 Pt 2

The latest Part of the Journal includes the following articles: “The Impact of Retention of Title Security on Unfair Preference Actions” – Stewart Maiden QC and Brendon Watkins; “Australia’s Safe Harbour Law” – A Better Outcome for Restructuring and Entrepreneurship? – Craig Edwards; and the following sections: Editorial – Professor Rosalind Mason and Dr David Morrison; Recent Developments: “Winding up and Employee Entitlements: Does Corporations Act s 561 Give a Liquidator Priority Over Employee Entitlements for Liquidation Costs and Expenses?” – Dr Garry J Hamilton; and Report from New Zealand: “The Reckless Trading Claim in Mainzeal Property and Construction Ltd (In Liq) v Yan: – Lynne Taylor.

Australian Tax Review update: Vol 48 Pt 2

Australian Tax Review update: Vol 48 Pt 2

The latest Part of the Australian Tax Review includes an Editorial, and the following articles: “The “Sufficiently Influenced” Benchmark for a Company to Be an Associate of Another Company: An Analysis of the BHP Case” – The Hon Richard Edmonds AM SC; “The Deductibility of Tax-related Expenses: Historical and Comparative Perspectives” – Ann Kayis-Kumar, Peter Mellor and Chris Evans; “Doing the BEPS We Can? Addressing Distortions in the Cross-border Intercompany Setting” – Ann Kayis-Kumar; and “Non-Competition Agreements and the Capital/Revenue Distinction: A Comparative Analysis” – Meena Hanna.

Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice Update: Vol 30 Pt 2

Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice Update: Vol 30 Pt 2

The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “Shutting the Courts Out: Developing Consumer Credit Law in the Shadow of Alternative Dispute Resolution and the New Australian Financial Complaints Authority” – Nicola Howell; “ASIC v Citigroup Revisited: Are Agents in Syndicated Debt Facilities Fiduciaries?” – Nuncio D’Angelo; “A Singular Loyalty: Superannuation after the Hayne Royal Commission” – Pamela Hanrahan; and “Receivables Financing: A Comparative Study of s 81 of the PPSA and Other Legislative Overrides to Anti-Assignment Clauses” – William Kim. Also in this Part are the following Sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Securities and Mortgages; and Canada.