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Organised by the New South Wales Young Lawyers’ Workplace and Safety Law Committee, the McCallum Medal is an annual public speaking competition for young lawyers and students with an interest in industrial relations and employment law. The prestigious competition is named in honour of Emeritus Professor Ron McCallum AO, former Dean of the Faculty of ...more
The latest Part of ABLR includes the following articles: “Consumer leases and consumer protection: Regulatory arbitrage and consumer harm” – Paul Ali, Cosima McRae, Ian Ramsay and Tiong Tjin Saw; “Wrestling with Giants – a critical account of supermarket power and competition law in Australia and the United Kingdom” – Madeline Taylor; and “Bounty hunters, whistleblowers and a new regulatory paradigm” – Vivienne Brand, Sulette Lombard and Jeff Fitzpatrick. There is also an Editorial and a Company Law and Securities section note.
The latest Part of EPLJ includes the following: “Transferable lessons for climate change adaptation planning? Managing bushfire and coastal climate hazards in Australia” – Anita Foerster, Andrew Macintosh and Jan McDonald; “Adaptive reuse of heritage buildings – do current planning and heritage controls support the concept?” – Paul Leadbeter; “The role of export credit agencies in environmental management: International benchmarks in ECA financing” – Susan Shearing; “Environmental property rights in Australia: Constructing a new Tower of Babel” – Paul Martin, Amanda Kennedy, John Page and Jacqueline Williams; and “Native title – a right to burn and fire the land? Savanna burning and the Carbon Farming Initiative in northern Australia” – Michael O’Donnell.
The latest part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal publishes four interesting articles on a range of topics. The first article is by Ann L Monotti and examines the scope and meaning of the statutory tort for infringement of a patent by authorisation. The second article comes from Ella O’Sullivan who considers the current European and Australian positions regarding the patentability of human embryonic stem cells. The third article is by Belinda Huang who critically examines why Parliament failed to introduce an ethical exclusion against patentability in recent legislative changes. The final article comes from Dan Jerker B Svantesson and seeks to highlight how privacy is affected by, and affects, the application of copyright law in the context of online copyright piracy.
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Victoria Lambropoulos to the Editorial Board of Workplace Review. Victoria Lambropoulos is a lecturer at Deakin University in Melbourne where she teaches Workplace and Employment Law. Victoria has held this position for over 10 years.She is also a member of the Victorian Bar. Victoria has a BA/LLB from ...more
The closing date for entries to the Australian Intellectual Property Journal Essay Competition is fast approaching. Entries are due by 30 November, which is only 6 weeks away! If you are interested in submitting an essay of between 5,000 and 10,000 words on any topic related to intellectual property, you could win $1,000 cash and have your ...more
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “Inventions, arbitration and external administration: Accommodating conflicting principles in a commercial dispute over rights to technology” – Mary Wyburn; and “Protecting client collateral in the Australian OTC derivatives market: An examination of the relationship between central clearing, account structures and the client money provisions” – Adamantia Velonis. There is also a Recent Developments section and a Report from New Zealand.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration publishes two interesting articles. The first article comes from Dr Anthony E Cassimatis and Dr Peter Billings and addresses whether statutory judicial review mechanisms enacted in the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland and Tasmania have realised their overall aims of promoting access to justice and accountability of public administration. The second article is a personal reflection by Justice Emilios Kyrou on some of the key personal attributes of a good judge.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer publishes the following articles: “Surrogacy – competing interests or a tangled web?” – Philippa Trowse and “The rule of law: Disparate application in disparate societies” – the Honourable Chief Justice Paul de Jersey AC. Also included are the following sections: Administrative Law; Commercial Law; Conveyancing and Property Law; Criminal Law; Health and Guardianship Law; Industrial Law; Tort Law; Book Review; and Report.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal publishes the following articles: “Interaction between statutory and general law duties concerning company director conflicts” – Matthew Conaglen; “Directors’ fiduciary duties: The relationship between conflicts, profits and bona fides” – Rosemary Teele Langford; “Corporate crime and officer liability under WH&S legislation now in harmony: But will it please the ear of the indemnified and insured?” – Leigh Howard; and “Beck v Weinstock: Preference in name but not in nature?” – Kathryn Tomasic.