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The last issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal for 2011 includes articles on personal liability for corporate disclosure problems and the truth about limited liability with relation to equity investors in a unit trust. There is also a Corporate insolvency section discussing shadow directors and Buzzle v Apple, and a Corporate finance section discussing mining joint ventures and the legal infrastructure of sukuk structures.
Thi issue of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes three articles on different issues concerning judicial administration. The first article comes from Arie Freiberg and Sarah Krasnostein and examines the conflict between the principles of individualisation and consistency in sentencing. The second article is written by Tamara Walsh and reports on the results of a study at the Brisbane Special Circumstances Court. The last article was contributed by Andrew J Serpell who highlights several problems with the way social policy information is received and used in practice.
How to Work Effectively with Family Relationship Centres by Linda Kochanski First established in 2008, Family Relationships Centres provide dispute resolution services to separating parties to deal with issues, particularly around children’s matters. The Centres were seen as a way of avoiding the litigious resolution of family disputes and also of providing the services needed ...more
The annual McCallum Medal presentation competition, named in honour of industrial relations expert Professor Ron McCallum AO, was held on Wednesday the 19th of October at the Clayton Utz offices in Sydney.
The latest issue of Workplace Review contains many interesting articles and sections exploring such topics as employer responses to natural disasters, adverse action, State government wages policies, interpreting the Fair Work Act and protected industrial action. There is also a book review, an interview with Justice Boland and a Vale for Roderick Pitt Meagher QC, plus much more.
The last Part in Volume 22 of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes several interesting articles related to dispute resolution in Australia and internationally. There are articles on the challenges faced by student ombuds in Australian universities, the legislative, policy, case law and institutional developments in international arbitration in Australia since 2010, impugning expert determinations and the merits of international arbitration-related legal frameworks, plus much more.
The latest issue of the Australian Tax Review includes three articles on various aspects of Australian tax law, including the imposition of Australian tax on capital gains derived by non-resident taxpayers, the worldwide changes that have taken place in relation to transfer pricing regulation and enforcement, and the legislative origin of present entitlement in Australia. As this Part is the last in the volume it also includes an editorial on the politics and practicalities of tax in 2011.
The November 2011 issue of the Australian Law Journal contains the usual mix of interesting articles and sections on a variety of topics. There are articles on constitutional history in the Northern Territory, the relationship between truth and the adversarial system and the concepts of “rarity” and “restraint” in Crown sentencing appeals. There are also several section notes covering such diverse topics as judges and the “social media”, severance of joint tenancy, a proposed Financial Dispute Resolution Centre in Hong Kong, unlawfully obtained evidence overseas, propensity evidence and much more.
BOOK REVIEW: ZEITOUN Zeitoun, by Dave Eggers, Vintage Books,United States, 2010, 368 pages: ISBN 0307387941. Softcover $24.95. Reviewed by Professor Ross Buckley (Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales) This is a beautifully written story of a man who stayed on in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. He stayed, in the first instance, to ...more
The October 2011 Part for the Australian Law Journal contains articles on the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal, the central role of the “error principle” in sentencing appeals and remedies for aggrieved tenderers under administrative law, trade practices legislation, and estoppel. The Part also includes the regular Sections: Current issues, Conveyancing and property and Recent cases, with diverse topics covered including the rights of sperm donors, mortgage law reform, retail leases, personal equities, intestacy, negligence and legislatures power to bind court procedure, plus much more.