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The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “A response to Professor Finn’s “Fiduciary reflections”” – Andrew Eastwood and Luke Hastings; “The principle in Suttor v Gundowda Pty Ltd: Back to the drawing board” – Paul A Walker; and “Under the oak tree: Institutional reform in the deep north” – Andrew Trotter and Harry Hobbs. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues, Conveyancing and Property, Overseas Law, International Focus and Recent Cases.
The latest Part of the Australian Tax Review includes the following articles: “What is a question of law?” – Stephen Gageler; “BEPS: Thinking inside or outside the box?” – Michael D’Ascenzo; “Criminal law without the conventional safeguards: Are the procedural dispensations in relation to prescribed taxation offences fair?” – Mathew Leighton-Daly; “Taxing trust income by “entitlement”: The end of the road?” – John Glover; and “Taxation determinations as de facto regulation: Private equity exits in Australia” – Robin Cao, Larelle Chapple and Kerrie Sadiq.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Mediation developments in the Australia/Pacific region” – John A McGruther; “Resolving or escalating disputes? Experiences of the NSW Police Force complaints process” – Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Alan Beckley and Melissa Martin; “An introduction to the challenges and possibilities of faith-based arbitration in Australia” – Nadav Prawer, Nussen Ainsworth and John Zeleznikow; “ADR in legal education: Evaluating a teaching and learning innovation” – Judy Gutman, Silvia McCormack and Matthew Riddle; “Compensation through conciliation: Payments made through the Office of the Health Services Commissioner” – James Cameron and Grant Davies; and “Mandatory mediation: A positive development in most cases” – Krista Mahoney.
The Autumn 2014 edition of Workplace Review includes an anti-bullying update from Shane Wescott and Neil Napper, an article about the interplay between collective bargaining and industrial action by Joanna Vincent, an interview of Michael Tooma, a special feature of drawings by Simon Fieldhouse, as well as several interesting sections, including Focus on: SA, Focus on: WA, The Last Word…, Diary and the brand new section Common Law and General Protections.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “From “if not, why not?” to “if not, NOT!” – Regulatory reform of the debenture sector” – Eve Brown; “A securities market operator’s use of the “please explain” price query and its impact on compliance” – Larelle Chapple, Thu Phuong Truong and Michelle Welsh; and “Raising levels of awareness of rights and obligations in the provision of financial product advice to retail clients” – Stephen Corones and Kym Irving. Also in this Part are two Overseas Notes, one about New Zealand and the other about Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Circular priority conundrums – cutting the Gordian knot” – Bruce Whittaker; “Extraterritorial application of Pt IV of the Competition and Consumer Act” – Ian B Stewart; and “Businesses are people too? Anomalies in widening the ambits of “consumer” under consumer credit law” – Franci Cantatore and Brenda Marshall. Also in this Part are the following sections: Competition Law and Market Regulation; Commercial Litigation; and Contracts and Restitution.
The latest Part of the Family Law Review includes two articles and several section notes of interest. The first article is by Dr Adiva Sifris and Anna Parker which examines the reforms to the Family Law Act 1975 introduced by the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and other Measures Act) 2011 (Cth) and argues that further reform is needed. The second article comes from Brendan Ashdown and looks at the test for legal capacity and the involvement of case guardians. Also in this Part is a Child Support Update from the Department of Human Services, and note about International Family Law and reports on four recent cases: Bevan v Bevan (Property – Consideration of Stanford); Kane v Kane (Property – “Special considerations”); Burton v Churchin (Children – Parties who are not parents); and Norton v Locke (De facto relationship – Threshold issue of jurisdictional fact).
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice publishes the following articles: “The future for employment dispute resolution” – Caroline Bergin-Cross; “Recent developments in expert evidence in Victoria” – Albert Monichino SC; and “Expense Reduction Analysts Group Pty Ltd v Armstrong Strategic Management & Marketing Pty Ltd: Implications for case management obligations and the doctrine of waiver” – Jocelyn Williams. Also in this Part is a Comments section and a case note.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer publishes an article by Dr Bill Dixon analysing the prospects of a successful application under s 180 of the Property Law Act 1974 (Qld), seeking to identify the factors underpinning successful applications, the obstacles that an applicant may encounter and the considerations that have guided the courts when considering the associated issues of compensation and costs. Also in this Part are the following sections: Conveyancing and Property Law: The cost of changing your mind!; Criminal Law: Impermissible submissions on sentence; Health and Guardianship Law: Posthumous conception in South Australia: The case continues in Re H, AE (No 3)  SASC 196; Industrial Law: Racial taunts and bullying and harassment in the workplace; and Tort Law: Hospital’s failure to detain patient was necessary condition of the harm. There is also a Report on the case Moores v Pearce and three book reviews.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “Protecting the prepaying buyer of goods from the seller’s insolvency” – Dr Rasiah Gengatharen; “Vesting of personal property in insolvency under the PPSA” – Matthew Broderick and David Morrison; and the following sections: “Recent Developments: Treatment of costs of litigation in liquidation and bankruptcy” – Dr Oren Bigos; and “Report from New Zealand: Recent decisions under the Personal Property Securities Act 1999 (NZ)” – Lynne Taylor.