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It was a very full house at the offices of Seyfarth Shaw in Sydney last Thursday evening for the presentation of the 2016 McCallum Medal, now in its 12th year. This prestigious annual public speaking competition, named in honour of eminent industrial relations lawyer and leading disability rights advocate, Emeritus Professor Ron McCallum AO, was ...more
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Lord Atkin: Principle and Progress” – P D T Applegarth; and “What’s in a Name?” – Justice Emilios Kyrou. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Tasmania; Personalia; Competition and Consumer Law; Recent Cases (Miller v The Queen, Compton v Ramsay Health Care Australia Pty Ltd, Hayward v Zurich Insurance Co plc, Versloot Dredging BV v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG); and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes an Editorial by Professor Bob Baxt AO regarding debate about proposed changes to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA). It also contains the following articles: “Settlement practices in Australia: The distinction between civil and criminal penalties” – Linda Evans and Alexander Vial; “Facilitating practices, vertical restraints and most favoured customers: Australian competition law is ill-equipped to meet the challenge” – Brent Fisse; and “Australia’s flawed Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) process” – Sue Taylor, Julie-Anne Tarr and Anthony Asher. Also in this Part are the following sections: Company Law and Securities: “Imposition of longer sentences for insider trading: The case of Hanlong Mining” – Mark Fisher and Michael Legg; and Competition Law and Market Regulation: “Section 46: Exposure draft legislation and ACCC draft misuse of market power guidelines” – Stephen Corones.
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Australian Academy of Law (AAL), the 90th anniversary of The Australian Law Journal (ALJ), and the 30th anniversary of the Pearce Report on Australian Law Schools, the AAL and ALJ are presenting a national conference on the future of Australian legal education. The conference is sponsored by the AAL and ALJ publisher Thomson Reuters, and is supported by ...more
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following content: “To Boldly Reform IP Dispute Resolution: Experience in the IP Enterprise Court” – The Hon Mr Justice Birss; “Cantarella Bros Pty Ltd v Modena Trading Pty Ltd: A Step in the Wrong Direction for Trade Mark Registration in Australia” – Alexander Thomas; “Pay or Else: How Protected are Australian Internet Account Holders from Speculative Invoicing after Dallas Buyers Club?” – Joshua Yuvaraj.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains “Current Issues” by General Editor, the Hon Justice François Kunc. It features the following articles: “Anti-Semitism, Hate Speech and Pt IIA of the Racial Discrimination Act” – Ronald Sackville AO QC; “Liquidator Remuneration, Creditor Dividends and the Public Interest: Recent NSW Supreme Court Decisions and the Continuing Need for Reform” – A Keith Thompson; “Should Lower Court Judges Bind Magistrates and Tribunals?” – Oliver Jones. This Part also includes the following sections: Conveyancing and Property; Corporations and Securities; Recent Cases, Book Reviews and Obituary.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “The who, why and what of enforceable undertakings accepted by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission” – Helen Bird, George Gilligan and Ian Ramsay; and “Safe harbour or shipwreck? A critical analysis of the proposed safe harbour for insolvent trading” – Carmen Boothman. This issue also includes the following sections: Company Law – Robert Baxt AO: “Babcock & Brown’s last hurrah: The latest on dividends and continuous disclosure” – Jonathan M Cheyne; “Has the introduction of civil penalties increased the speed and success rate of directors’ duties cases?” – Jasper Hedges and Ian Ramsay; and Directors’ Duties – Rosemary Teele Langford: “The Corporate Culture Chameleon: Reflections and reporting” – Rosemary Teele Langford.
The presumption of innocence is as old as law itself. When Lord Blackstone postulated that it is “better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer”, his Lordship was drawing on a long and distinguished line of legal jurisprudence including Genesis, the Code of Hammurabi and the Codex Justinianus. To protect against wrongful convictions, the criminal ...more
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Reasonable reform: Understanding the knowledge of consent provision in section 61HA(3)(c) of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW)” – James Monaghan and Gail Mason; and “Presumption of innocence in Australia: A threatened species” – Anthony Gray. Also in this Part is an Editorial on “The High Court, the common law and conceptions of justice”; Contemporary Comment on criminal advocacy; Case and Comment on Alqudsi v the Queen; Phillips’ Brief; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.