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The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Do Androids Dream of Electronic Collusion? An Analysis of Algorithmic Collusion under Australian Law” – Deniz Kayis; and “Proving Civil Cartel Conduct: Evidentiary Issues, ‘Commitment’ and the Effect of the Concerted Practices Prohibition” – Jarryd Cox.
Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “An Anniversary”; Access to Services: “Gas Pipeline Reforms” – John Hedge; Enforcement and Remedies: “Agreed Penalties under Scrutiny” – Bill Keane; Case Note: “Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Quantum Housing Group Pty Ltd: A Quantum Leap in our Understanding of Unconscionable Conduct?” – Dr M Sharpe; Economic(s) Matters: “Competitive Solutions for COVID-19” – Alex Sundakov; Report from Africa: “Competition Law and Public Interest – Imperatives in Africa, and South Africa in Particular” – Lesley Morphet; Report from Britain: “Recent Developments and Future Plans” – Lisa Navarro and Stephen Tupper; Report from Europe: “The Reform of the European Rules in the Area of Restrictive Agreements” – Tom S Pick and Iseult Derème; Book Review: “The Evolution of Competition Law in New Zealand”, by R Ahdar.
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes the following articles: “Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic): Some Reflections on Civil Justice and the Need for Further Reform” – Peter Cashman; “Changing the Culture of Litigation in Victoria: Ten Years of the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic)” – Corey Byrne; “Should Uniform Civil Case Management Principles ‘Overarch’ or ‘Override’? Comparing Victorian and New South Wales Active Case Management After a Decade of the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic)” – Sonya Willis; and “Evaluating the Impacts of the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic): Critical Disclosure and Unanswered Questions” – Genevieve Grant and Esther Lestrell. Also in this Part is an Editorial: “Commemorating 10 Years of the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic)”.
The latest Part of the Tort Law Review includes the following articles: “Online Intermediaries and Defamation ‘Safe Harbours’ in Australia and New Zealand: Content Hosts, Facebook Comments and Contretemps” – Alex Latu; “One More Chance for Loss of Chance? Re-examining Loss of Chance through the Lens of Actionable Damage” – Louis Lau Yi Hang; “Reel Harm: Negligence Liability for Psychiatric Harm Sustained by Reality Television Contestants” – Tina Popa and James Gilchrist Stewart; and “Developing a Contextual-pluralist Model of Vicarious Liability” – James Brown.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Public Perspectives on Judges’ Reasons for Sentence” – Kate Warner, Caroline Spiranovic, Lorana Bartels, Karen Gelb and Lynne Roberts; “Waiver of Penalty Privilege in Civil Penalty Proceedings” – Michael Pearce SC; and “Cy-près Remedies in Class Actions – Quo Vadis?” – Georgina Dimopoulos and Vince Morabito.
This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues: “Is Australian Federation Fit for Purpose in a Pandemic?”; “Sexual Harassment”; “A Notable Australian”; “Contribution to American Law Reform”; “Big Tech: A New Gilded Age?”; “Regulation of ‘Big Tech’: News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code”; and “The Curated Page”; Conveyancing and Property: “Indefeasibility, Common Building Schemes and the Torrens System: Deguisa v Lynn”; Around the Nation: Western Australia: “Western Australia v Edwards (No 7)  WASC 339 A Judge Alone Trial Like No Other”; Personalia: “Commonwealth – Justice Simon Steward, Justice Jacqueline Gleeson”; “Northern Territory – Justice Sonia Brownhill”; “Queensland – Queen’s Counsel Appointments”; “South Australia – Senior Counsel Appointments”; “Victoria – Justice James Gorton, Justice Michael Osborne”; and “Western Australia – Senior Counsel Appointments”; Book Reviews: “The Judge, the Judiciary and the Court: Individual, Collegial and Institutional Dynamics in Australia”, by Gabrielle Appleby and Andrew Lynch (eds); and “A Brilliant Boy – Doc Evatt and the Great Australian Dissent”, by Gideon Haigh; and Obituary: Soli Sorabjee AM (1930–2021).
This Issue of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Forget Me Not: Revisiting the Common Concern of Humankind Concept in the BBNJ Context” – Sarah Lothian; “All at Sea: Preparing the Law for Offshore Aquaculture in Australia” – Danielle McPhail and Jan McDonald; “Towards an Outcomes-driven Approach to Environmental Law: The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth)” – Kenny Ng; “Responsible Investing for Food System Sustainability: A Review of Current Practice in Australia” – Christine Parker, Ella Robinson, Rachel Carey, Laura Boehm and Gary Sacks; and “Insights for Victoria’s General Environmental Duty from across the Ditch” – Kierra Parker.
Please join us for the virtual launch of the Australian Law Journal’s 2021 special issue on “National Security and the Law” by the Hon Virginia Bell AC SC, hosted by Thomson Reuters.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “An Impending ‘Avalanche’: Debt Collection and Consumer Harm After COVID-19” – Lucinda O’Brien, Vivien Chen, Ian Ramsay and Paul Ali; and “A New Worker Category under the Personal Service Income Regime in Australia” – Christina Allen. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial – Michael Terceiro; Commercial Litigation: “Federal Court Opens Door to Pre-trial Oral Discovery in Australia” – Michael Legg; New Zealand Newsletter: “Reckless Trading Makes Its DEBUT in the New Zealand Supreme Court” – Matthew Berkahn and Lindsay Trotman; and Competition Law and Market Regulation: “Merger Movements: International Co-ordination of Merger Clearance Policy” – Rob Nicholls.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “Raising Consumer Confidence in Residential Apartment Buildings – The New South Wales Pillar 1 Reforms” – Laina Chan; and “Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW)” – Hon Robert McDougall QC. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “Protecting the Public from Unsafe or Otherwise Defective Residential Buildings – Recent Reforms”; and Reports on the following cases: Tianqi Lithium Kwinana Pty Ltd v MSP Engineering Pty Ltd (No 2); Mistrina Pty Ltd v Australian Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd; Civil Contractors (Aust) Pty Ltd v Galaxy Developments Pty Ltd; and MTR Corporation (Sydney) NRT Pty Ltd v Thales Australia Ltd.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes an Editorial as well as the following articles: “The Future of Clearing and Settlement in Australia: Part I – The Current System” – Christian Chamorro-Courtland; “A Civil Law Solution to the Social Licence to Operate and Directors’ Duties Conundrum in Australia” – Julia Dreosti, Bimaya De Silva and Katie Walsh; and “Is There Underenforcement of Corporate Criminal Law? An Analysis of Prosecutions under the ASIC Act and Corporations Act: 2009–2018” – George Gilligan and Ian Ramsay.