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The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following articles: “A cadastral system approach to environmental protection: A focus on Australia” – Melkamu B Moges; and “Old meets new: The rule in Shropshire’s case and the Torrens system” – Glen Anderson. Also included in this Part are the following sections: Strata and Community Title: “Equitable jurisdiction of body corporate adjudicators” – Michael Kleinschmid; Consumer Issues: ” My home is my castle: Does this principle yield when I block your view or shade the sun’s rays from you?” – Lynden Griggs; Singapore: “Recent developments around leases: Non-derogation and quiet enjoyment; Evidence Act and tenancy by estoppel; remedy of distress” – Kelvin Low; South Africa: “The South African land registration system: A case involving fraud” – PJ Badenhorst; Queensland: “Modifying easements: Living in the past” – Stephen Lumb; South Australia: “Vendors’ statements, the right to cool off and remedies: Le Cornu and Kurda v Place on Brougham Pty Ltd” – Paul Babie; and Western Australia: “Recent developments: Selling off the plan (a warning for developers); Retirement Villages Act amendments; adverse possession” – Eileen Webb and Pnina Levine.
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal publishes the following articles: “Searching for the silver bullet: How website blocking injunctions are changing online IP enforcement” – Michael Williams and Rebecca Smith; “Another missed opportunity to reform compulsory licensing and Crown use in Australia” – Jane Nielsen, Dianne Nicol, John Liddicoat and Tess Whitton; and “The limitations of the Australian resale royalty scheme and its implications for artists” – Jennifer Kwong.
The last Part for Volume 19 of the Local Government Law Journal publishes an article by Hanna Jaireth and Madeleine Figg which sketches the context for the enactment of the EPBC Act and explains that intergovernmental arrangements have been contentious since its passage, outlining the nature and purpose of bilateral assessment and approval agreements, stakeholders’ responses to the Australian Government’s One-Stop-Shop policy, and recent reviews of the Act. Also in this Part is a Digest of Cases and a Local Government and Planning Law Guide Cases section.
The last Part for 2014 of AJCCL includes the following articles: “Establishing accessorial liability under the Australian Consumer Law” – Stephen Lumb; and “China’s MOFCOM: Gaining in confidence and transparency” – Thomas Jones, Raquel Lapresta and Jessica Qiu; and the following sections: Access to Services; Defective Goods; Restrictive Trade Practices; Unconscionable Conduct and Codes of Conduct; Case note; Snapshots; Energy Etchings; Reflections; Commission Cameos; Report from India; and Report from North America.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “Applicable law in letters of credit transactions” – Hang Yen Low and Keith Uff; “Why the Australian finance industry should pay closer attention to chattel paper” – Nicholas Mirzai and Paul Richter; and “Pacific injustice and instability: Bank account closures of Australian money transfer operators” – Ken C Ooi and Ross P Buckley. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Tax and Stamp Duty; Commercial and Finance Law; Insolvency Law and Management; Recent Publications; Tokyo; and Canada. There is also a Q&A with the General Editor of JBFLP Gregory Burton SC about the 25th anniversary of the Journal and a Forum response about Australian policymakers and crowdfunding.
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice publishes the following articles: “Reasonable and proportional discovery in the digital paradigm: The role of lawyers and judges in the context of the New Zealand discovery rules” – David Harvey; “‘A different day in court’: Exploring the place of judicial mediation in Ontario’s alternative dispute resolution landscape” – Nicole Aylwin and Trevor C W Farrow; and “The system of employment rights dispute in Ireland” – Caroline Bergin-Cross. There is also a Comments section and case notes for the following cases: Cash Converters International LTD v Gray and Electricity Generation Corporation (t/as Verve Energy) v Woodside Energy Ltd.
The latest Part of the Family Law Review includes the following articles: “Inconsistencies in and the inadequacies of the family counselling and FDR confidentiality and admissibility provisions: The need for reform” – Donna Cooper; and “Let me be me: Parental responsibility, Gillick competence, and transgender minors’ access to hormone treatments” – Katherine France; the following Professional Insights note: “When can a party to contested proceedings have leave to adduce evidence from an adversarial expert when a single expert has already been appointed?” – Richard Ingleby and Anne-Marie Rice; and notes on the following cases: Vadisanis v Vadisanis; Zanda v Zanda; and Cape v Cape.
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of the Hon Justice Stephen Estcourt as the Section Editor for a brand new Tasmania Section in The Australian Law Journal. Justice Escourt was appointed as a Magistrate in 1990, after 15 years as a barrister and solicitor with the firm of Archer Bushby in Launceston. He left ...more
The latest Part of ABLR includes the following articles: “The ACCC: Roots and branches – proposals to enhance ACCC effectiveness” – Caron Beaton-Wells; “Roots, branches and other objects – one step beyond the Harper Review?” – I S Wylie; “Online dispute resolution: The advantages, disadvantages, and the way forward” – Anthony John Sissian; “Challenges facing the notariat in Australasia in the 21st century” – Noel Cox; and “Dashed expectations? The impact of civil liability legislation on contractual damages for disappointment and distress” – Sonia Walker and Kate Lewins; and the following sections: Intellectual Property Law: “Why is an isolated segment of human DNA patentable under Australian law but not under United States law?”; Competition Law and Market Regulation: “Competition Policy Review: Draft recommendations on competition laws”; and Company and Securities Law: “The government response to the Senate Economic References Committee Report into the Australian Securities and Investments Commission”.
The latest Part of the Northern Territory Law Journal includes the following articles: “Lawyers as victims” – The Hon Dean Mildren AM RFD QC; “Representing minority victims in genocide trials” – Lyma Nguyen; “Problems with civil commitment of sex offenders” – Olav Nielssen; and “Invisible clients: People with cognitive impairments in the Northern Territory Court of Summary Jurisdiction” – Madeleine Rowley.