This Special Issue of the Australian Law Journal on Climate Change and the Law contains the following articles: “Climate Change and the Law – Introduction” – Martijn Wilder AM; “An Overview of International Climate Change Law, including the Paris Agreement” – Susan Biniaz; “Climate Change Law in Australia – A History and the Current State of Play” – Ilona Millar and Sophie Whitehead; “Creating, Buying and Safeguarding Emissions Reductions under the Emissions Reduction Fund” – Elisa de Wit and Amy Quinton; “Mapping Climate Change Litigation” – The Hon Justice Brian J Preston SC; “Obligations on Australian Companies to Address Climate Change” – Stephanie Venuti and Martijn Wilder AM; “The Future of Australia’s Federal Renewable Energy Law” – James Prest and Grace Soutter; “The Victorian Climate Change Act: A Model” – Alainnah Calabro, Stephanie Niall and Anna Skarbek; “Climate Finance and Financial Markets in Australia: The CEFC and ARENA” – Monique Miller; “Carbon Dioxide Removal Geoengineering” – Dr Kerryn Brent, Professor Jan McDonald, Dr Jeffrey McGee and Dr Brendan Gogarty; and “Biodiversity Conservation Law and Climate Change Adaptation – Dr Phillipa C McCormack”. This Part also includes the section Current Issues.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “The Penalty Quantum for Non-compliance with Corporate Disclosure: Solace for the Market” – Larelle (Ellie) Chapple, Thu Phuong Truong and Michelle Welsh; “An Analysis of Challenges to ASIC’s s 920A Banning Orders against Financial Services Providers in the AAT and the Courts” – Dr Robin Bowley; “Related Party Dealings Out of Managed Investment Schemes: Four Quandaries Addressed” – Tom Clarke; and “Risky Business and the Safe Harbour: Evaluating the Insolvent Trading Reform from a Creditor Perspective” – Emma Norton. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial by Edmund Finnane; and Directors’ Duties – Dr Rosemary Teele Langford: “A Reconsideration of s 1324(10) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth): Damages in Lieu of an Injunction” – Dr Katy Barnett.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Calibrating the Scales of Justice: Inferences on Prohibited Drug Manufacture” – Gary Edmond and D Brynn Hibbert; and “Propensity Evidence Reform after the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse” – David Hamer. Also in this Part is an Editorial on rethinking corporation prosecution; Legislation Comment: “Derivative Liability and South Australia’s New Firearms Law: ‘Inherently Dangerous’ or the ‘Best Gun Laws in the Country’?” – Kellie Toole and David Plater; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review contains the following articles: “A Conceptual Assessment of Board Skills in ASX 100 Companies” – Thea Voogt; and “Gender Disparity in Cartel Conduct” – Andrew Christopher and Sarah Andrew. It also contains the following sections: Commercial Litigation: “Australian Federal Court Reforms Class Actions Settlement Practice” – Michael Legg and John Emmerig; and Acknowledgments.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “On to Strasbourg or Back to Temple? The Future of European Law in Australia Post-Brexit” – The Hon TF Bathurst AC and Bronte Lambourne; “Searching for the Searchers: The Australian Legal Profession and the Operation of the Australian Red Cross Missing and Wounded Enquiry Bureau in World War I” – Tony Cunneen; “Judicial Decision-Making in Times of War and Relative Peace” – The Hon Susan Kiefel AC; and “The Case for Contradictors in Approving Class Action Settlements” – Jeremy Kirk. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Admiralty and Maritime; Family Law; Statutory Interpretation; Personalia; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “Improving Australia’s Regulatory Framework for Systemic Financial Stability” – Steve Kourabas; “When Is a Mortgage Broker the Lender’s Agent?” – Oscar S Han; “A Comparative Study of the Laws of Bond Trust in Common Law and Civil Law Countries” – Benjamin Liu; and “Social Impact Bonds in Australia” – Ian Ramsay and Corinne Tan. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Financial Markets; and Insolvency Law and Management.
The latest Part of the Journal of Law and Medicine includes the following sections: Editorial: “Procedural Fairness and the Coroner” – Ian Freckelton QC; Legal Issues: “The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679) and the Australian My Health Record Scheme – A Comparative Study of Consent to Data Processing Provisions” – Danuta Mendelson; Medical Issues: “Geriatric Forensic Medicine – A Specialty that can no Longer Wait to be Realised” – David Ranson and Joseph Ibrahim; Bioethical Issues: “‘A Steadying Hand’: Ascribing Speech Acts to Users of Predictive Speech Assistive Technologies” – Stephen Rainey; and Medical Law Reporter: “Australia’s First Official Illicit Pill Testing at Canberra’s Groovin’ the Moo Music Festival: Legal Hurdles and Future Prospects” – Sarah Byrne, Angela Gock, Anne Cowling and Thomas Faunce. Also in this Part are the following articles: “Moritz Meyer and the Medical Board: Preventing Refugee Doctors from Practising Medicine in Victoria, Australia, 1937–1958” – Gabrielle Wolf; “Does Disciplinary Law Protect Us from False and Misleading Health Advertising?” – Jordan Sacco; “National Competition Policy and Australia’s Health Care System: A Look at the Policy Landscape with New Eyes” – Jayne E Hewitt; “Dental Health Workforce Regulation – How Amendments to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act May Shape the Future of the Dental Profession” – Gillian Jean, Alexander Holden and Marc Tennant; “In Sickness and in Prison: The Case for Removing the Medicare Exclusion for Australian Prisoners” – Craig Cumming, Stuart A Kinner, David B Preen and Ann-Claire Larsen; “‘Mental Disorder’ and Sentencing: Resolving the Definitional Problem” – Jamie Walvisch; “Biologics and Public Health: Prospects and Challenges” – Olasupo Owoeye and Oluwabusayo Owoeye; “The Privacy-Related Challenges Facing Medical Research in an Era of Big Data Analytics: A Critical Analysis of Australian Legal and Regulatory Frameworks” – Moira Paterson and Normann Witzleb; “Australian Public Attitudes on Gene Editing of the Human Embryo” – Tamara Treleaven and Bernard E Tuch; “Regulating RNA Research and CRISPR Gene Drives to Combat Biosecurity Threats” – Thomas Faunce, Andrew Ray, Christie Gardiner, Thomas Preiss and Gaetan Burgio; “Providing Palliative Care at the End of Life: Should Health Professionals Fear Regulation?” – Lindy Willmott, Ben White, Donella Piper, Patsy Yates, Geoffrey Mitchell and David Currow; “The Role of the Medical Profession in Victorian Assisted Dying Law Reform” – Jodhi Rutherford; and “Sexual Assault Examination of the Unconscious Patient: A Legal, Ethical and Professional Grey-area for the Forensic Physician” – Justine E Rogers, Morris S Odell and Jason R Schreiber. There is also a review of the book “Diamonds and Stones in an Era of Gold” by Brian Collopy – reviewed by Ian Freckelton QC.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content: Comments: “‘Unison, the Parole Board and Principle of Legality'” – John Basten; “The Unison Case: A New High-Water Mark” – Richard Rawlings; “Conceptualising the Principle(s) of Legality” – Jason NE Varuhas; the following Articles: “Party-hopping Deja vu: Changing Politics, Changing Law in New Zealand 1999–2018” – Caroline Morris; “Two Reflections on Retrospectivity in Statutory Interpretation” – Dan Meagher; “Rethinking the Henry VIII Clause in New Zealand” – Sean Brennan; Book Review: “Religious Freedom and the Australian Constitution – Origins and Future” reviewed by Mitchell Landrigan; and Developments.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “The Measure of Damages for Breach of a Construction Contract Where There Is No Economic Loss: An Examination and Evaluation of the Law in England and Australia” – Jonathan Korman; and “We Need to Talk about the Engineer: A New Zealand Perspective” – Nick Gillies. Also in this Part is an Editorial; and Reports on the following cases: Dedert Corp v United Dalby Bio-Refinery Pty Ltd; CPB Contractors Pty Ltd v JKC Australia LNG Pty Ltd (No 3); and Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd v Laing O’Rourke Australia Construction Pty Ltd.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes tributes to the late Professor Bob Baxt AO. It contains the following articles: “Pre-contractual Due Diligence by Franchisees and Independent Small Business Buyers” – Lorelle Frazer, Jenny Buchan, Scott Weaven, Binh Tran-Nam and Anthony Grace; “The Enterprise Risk Theory of Vicarious Liability” – Anthony Gray; and “Lessons for Market Definition from Air Cargo” – Rhonda L Smith and Arlen Duke. It also contains the following sections: Competition and Consumer Law – Brent Fisse; and Book Review.