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The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Policing corruption and corporations in Australia: Towards a new national agenda” – Simon Bronitt; “Drug-trafficker property confiscation schemes in Western Australia and the Northern Territory: A study in legislation going too far” – Dr Natalie Skead; “Recent developments in Canadian criminal law” – Gerry Ferguson and Benjamin L Berger. Also in this Part is a Case and Comment and a Digest of Recent Criminal Cases.
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes the following articles: “Wavering alternations of valour and caution: Commercial and regulatory litigation in the French CJ High Court” – Peta Spender; “Class action settlement hurdles” – Michael Legg; “Understanding the client’s perspective – overcoming the failure to communicate effectively” – Bobette Wolski; “Where a negligent service provider fails to protect the lender’s interests in a loan transaction: High Court decision casts doubt on lender’s ability to recover its loss in full” – Kylie Weston-Scheuber; and “Is the vendor’s solicitor the stakeholder of deposit monies? An Irish perspective” – Caroline Bergin-Cross. There is also a Comments section and a case note.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes three interesting articles. The first article is by Brian Mason and discusses the constitutional validity of the arrangements for recovering unpaid security of payment adjudication determinations as a judgment debt. The second article comes from Rohan Havelock, who analyses the availability of liquidated damages following determination of the construction contract. The final article is by Michelle Backstrom and considers the binding nature of certificates in the context of traditional construction contract arrangements and also considers the implications for more complex contracts like those entered into to facilitate public private partnerships.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following articles: “Habeas Corpus in New Zealand: Procedure and Constitution” – Richard Berkeley; “What future for Australia’s control order regime?” – Lisa Burton and George Williams; and “Judicial review of public consultation processes: A safeguard against tokenism?” – Andrew Edgar. Also in this Part are the following Comments: “Marriage equality in New Zealand” – Andrew Geddis; “The insecurity of fairness in security cases” – Matthew Groves; and “House of Representatives retains its control over Money Bills despite minority government” – Robert McClelland.
The first Part of Volume 21 of the Journal of Law and Medicine includes several interesting articles and sections on various aspects of medical law. The topics covered include the risk of recidivism in de-registered health practitioners, negligent pre-birth genetic testing, refusal of medical treatment, misleading vaccination and immunisation information, the ethics of dementia research, disclosure of genetic information to genetic relatives, plus much more!
The latest Part of JBFLP includes the following articles: “Arbitrating financial “star wars”” – Bryan Pape; “Improving the ability of guarantors to make a real choice: Lenders’ practices in taking third party guarantees” – Denise McGill and Nicola Howell; and “Dealings in collateral under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) – in search of a “harmonious whole”” – Bruce Whittaker. Also included in this Part are the following sections: “Banking law and banking practice”; “Securities and Mortgages”; “Commercial and Finance law”; “Insolvency Law and Management”; “Recent Publications”; and “United Kingdom and Europe”.
The September 2013 issue of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Causation and statutory determinism: The Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW), s 5D” – Justice M J Beazley AO; “The injured plaintiff: Contemporary Canterbury tales” – David Ashley; “Private international law problems in succession” – Jane Needham SC and Pamela Suttor; and “Ethics of expert evidence” – Stephan Millett.
The latest Part of AJCCL includes the following articles: “Neither adopt nor endorse: Liability for misleading and deceptive conduct for publication of statements by intermediaries or conduits” – Radhika Withana; “Evidential issues in brand appropriation litigation” – Peter Gillies; and “Division 1A of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth): A critique” – Nicholas Wendon. Also included are the following section noes: “Authorisations and Notifications”; “Case Notes”; “Consumer Concerns”; “Report from Asia”; “Report from New Zealand”; and “Odds and Ends”.
The September 2013 edition of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes several interesting articles on different aspects of environmental law. The topics canvassed include the limits and opportunities of law in conserving biodiversity, the rise and fall of Australia’s coastal climate change law, carbon sequestration rights in Australia, strategic environmental assessment in Australian land-use planning, the Carbon Farming Initiative and “risk-based regulation” in environmental governance. There is also a case note on conventionalising climate change by decree.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes two interesting articles. The first is by Marina Nehme and considers the banning order regime and the recent changes to the regime. The second is by Maria Nicolae analyses the effectiveness of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) as a regulatory tool for the sector. Also in this Part is a Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia section note regarding the fiduciary duties in a civil law country.