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This Part of the Local Government Law Journal includes the following content: “Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning: Can It Ensure the Provision of the Affordable (Integrated) Housing Required to Secure Sydney’s Sustainability?” – Emily Tucker; Local government planning & law guide cases – Hanna Jaireth, Lawrie Groom, Ross Fletcher, Jess Hamdorf, Samuel Lindsay and Chelsea White; as well as a Digest of cases.
This Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “The Judicial Development of the Precautionary Principle” – Brian J Preston; “The Market Model for Carbon Reduction: Planning for Success Post-Paris” – Katy Milne and Paul Latimer; “Subsidising Fossil Fuels in Australia: Analysing the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures from a Climate Change Perspective” – Sanja Nenadic; “Ms Onus and Mr Neal: Agitators in an Age of ‘Green Lawfare'” – Rachel Pepper and Rachael Chick; “Redefining CSG ‘Waste’ Water: New Opportunities for Managed Aquifer Recharge” – Jacqui Robertson; and “Case Note – Millers Point Community Assoc Inc v Property NSW  NSWLEC 92: The Sirius Building Case” – Dr MacLaren North. This Part also includes book reviews: The Challenges of Approaching Judging from an Earth-Centred Perspective” – reviewed by Brian J Preston; and “Risk, Resilience, Inequality and Environmental Law” – reviewed by John Watson.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Catching Pre-insolvency Advisors: The Hidden Culprits of Illegal Phoenix Activity” – Helen Anderson and Jasper Hedges; “Personal Financial Product Advice under the Corporations Act” – RP Austin and Michael Vrisakis; “Commercial Litigation under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) – Part II” – Matthew Broderick and Dr David Morrison; “‘Persons Who Commonly Invest’: Who Are They?” – Andrew Eastwood; and “Financial Advisers – New Remuneration Constraints and Competency Requirements Addressing Perverse Incentives and Poor Advice” – Julie-Anne Tarr. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; Corporate Finance – Matthew Broderick: “et-Off and the PPSA: A Note on Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd V Forge Group Power Pty Ltd (In Liq)” – Anthony Duggan; Directors’ Duties – Dr Rosemary Teele Langford: “Breaches of Duty by Corporate Officers and Directors: Accessory Liability, Account of Profits and Causation” – Pauline Ridge; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “To Prioritise or not to Prioritise: The Question of Prepayment Consumer Creditors” – Professor Christopher Symes and Dr Beth Nosworthy.
Featuring an obituary penned by the Hon Reg Barrett, the Australian Law Journal has joined the legal profession in paying tribute to Professor Bob Baxt AO, one of the Journal’s most longstanding section editors and contributors, following the news of his passing on 11 March 2018.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Proposed Changes to the Tendency Rule: A Note of Caution” – Jill Hunter and Richard I Kemp; and “Can Sentencing Be Enhanced by the Use of Artificial Intelligence?” – Dr Nigel Stobbs, Dan Hunter and Mirko Bagaric. Also in this Part is an Editorial on “Abolishing the Crime that is the Incarceration of White-Collar Offenders” by Professor Mirko Bagaric; Contemporary Comment: “The Prisoner’s Dilemma” – Michael Heath; Case and Comment: “Ivey v Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd  UKSC 67: Test for Dishonesty in the United Kingdom Brought into Line with Australian Common Law” – David Lusty, “Gant v The Queen  VSCA 104, Gant v The Queen  VSCA 340, McBride v Christie’s Australia Pty Ltd  NSWSC 1729: Criminal Law and Art Fraud” – Dr Chris Davies; Phillips’ Brief: “The Third Degree” – Mark Finnane; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Online Scams and Spam – Legal Measures to Stem the Rising Tide” – Adrian Coorey; “The Sound of One Hand Shaking Itself: Inchoate Cartel Conduct under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010” – Brendan Walker-Munro; and “Mobile Infrastructure Regulation in Australia: Is Light-Touch Regulation Appropriate?” – Angela Flannery; and the following sections: Access to Services; Consumer Protection; Telecommunications; Case Notes; Snapshots; Energy Etchings; Report from India; and Report from Latin America.
Thomson Reuters was saddened to learn of the passing of Professor Bob Baxt AO on 11 March 2018. “Professor Baxt was renowned for his longstanding commitment and contribution to business law in Australia,” the Managing Director of Thomson Reuters Legal ANZ, Jackie Rhodes said. “He was one of our leading authors and will be greatly missed by all.”
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Creation of the Federal Court: A Reflection” – Hon Sir Gerard Brennan AC KBE GBS; “Characterisation: Its place in Contractual Analysis and Related Enquiries” – James Allsop; “Gender Equality among Barristers before the High Court” – Daniel Reynolds and George Williams. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Around the Nation: Victoria; Environmental Law; Equity and Trusts; Family Law; Recent Cases; Books Received and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “International Arbitration In Australia: 2016/2017 In Review” – Albert Monichino QC and Alex Fawke; “Senior Executive Appraisal: Will the Mini-trial Cement Its Place in Alternative Dispute Resolution?” – Adele Carr; “Investor-State Dispute Settlement Mechanism and Its Ramifications for Public Health: An Analysis” – Muhammad Zaheer Abbas and Shamreeza Riaz; “Not Commercial but Good Sense: The Case for Facilitating Faith-based and Community Arbitration in Australia” – Nadav Prawer, Nussen Ainsworth and Matt Harvey; and “Can Conflict Coaching Make a Difference to Conflict Outcomes in Hierarchical Organisational Structures?” – Karina Ewer. It also contains Case Notes: “Setting Aside An Arbitral Award Under The Commercial Arbitration Act And Arbitration Media Watch ” – Professor David Spencer.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “Fit for Purpose or Due Skill and Care?” – Dr Donald E Charrett; and “The Test for Complexity under the West Coast Model of Adjudication” – Gordon Smith. Also in this Part is an Editorial: “The Role of Lawyers in Improving Productivity in the Construction Industry” by Michael Christie SC; and the following case Reports: Lipman Pty Ltd v Empire Facades Pty Ltd; and Wesiak v D&R Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd.