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The April 2012 issue of the Australian Law Journal features articles on the demise of civil litigation, the ways in which appellate courts discharge their functions in civil cases and the civil standard of proof and the “test” in Briginshaw v Briginshaw (1938) 60 CLR 336. The sections cover a diverse range of topics including overseas adoptions, “independent” hospital boards, contract interpretation and conveyancing, personal equities, state immunity, property in preserved sperm, effect of dissolution on partnerships and vicarious liability, plus much more!
Part 3 of Volume 86 of the Australian Law Journal includes articles covering such diverse topics as the importance of the rule of law, the statutory elements of the definition of “ship” in the Admiralty Act 1988 and the evolving office of the NSW Attorney General. Also in this Part are a range of section notes including Current issues, Conveyancing and property, Family law, International focus, Recent cases and Book reviews.
The April 2012 issue of Online Currents includes the usual interesting mix of articles and sections. Matt Moore looks at alternatives to email for companies, Sherrey Quinn outlines AANRO’s history and fate, and briefly notes services which have taken its place, Bill Browne discusses the online union of data, maps and activism and Jon Jermey describes some types of geolocation and how they are currently being put to use, from games to serious commercial applications. The sections include Company News, Bookshelf and Journals, Web Watch and much more.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes several interesting pieces. The first article comes from Alexandra Whelan and provides an assessment of the law regarding proprietary rescission. The second article is by He Wei Ping and provides an overview of the means available for foreign banks to enter the Chinese banking sector. The sections cover a diverse range of topics including class actions against banks for exception fees, requests for court assistance under the UNCITRAL Model Law and the new Canadian not-for-profit corporations statute, plus much more.
The first Part of Volume 20 of the Insolvency Law Journal includes articles on tenants’ moratoria under the Corporations Act and relief against forfeiture; an update on trends in personal insolvency in Australia; and duty for directors to avoid insolvent trading in Singapore. There is also a Recent developments section, a book review and a Report from New Zealand.