Thomson Reuters would like to announce some changes to the managing editorial team for the Australian Tax Review. Professor Chris Evans has recently stepped down as General Editor, and has joined the journal’s Editorial Board. Thomson Reuters would like to thank Chris for his contribution to the journal in his role as General Editor, which ...more
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following article: “Changes in property transactions: Out with PAMDA, in with e-conveyancing” – Jessica Beckman; and the following sections: Administrative law; Conveyncing and Property law, Criminal law; Health and Guardianship law; and Book reviews. There is also a Report on the the following case: Hickey v Bender  QDC 8.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “Turning to Chapter 11 to foster corporate rescue in Australia” – Ahmed Terzic; “Corporate rescue in the United Kingdom: Past, present and future reforms” – Paul J Omar and Jennifer Gant; and “Does CIP remuneration provide value for money?” – Jennifer Dickfos; and the following section notes: Recent Developments: “Maritime law and insolvency law: averting collisions?” – Scott Butler, Rosalind Mason and Michael Murray; “Forging or shaping the fundamentals around the PPSA in Australia?” – David Morrison; and Report from New Zealand: “Consumer repossession reform in New Zealand” – Sascha Mueller.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal opens with one last “Current Issues” section from the pen of Acting Justice Peter W Young AO in his role as General Editor of the ALJ. This Part includes the following articles: “Orthodoxy Lost: The (Ir)relevance of Causation in Quantifying Breach of Trust Claims” – Nicholas A Tiverios and Clare McKay; “Prenatal Duty of Care: A Consideration of the Current Formulation of the Law and the Various Policy Arguments” – Casey Williamson; and “Terrorism, Shari’a and the Isolating of Islam” – Neville Cox and Hannah O’Farrell. Also in this Part are the following sections: Conveyancing and Property; Personalia; Constitutional Law; Recent Cases; Book Review; and Obituary.
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The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following article: “The procurement decision – John Cooper and Greg Begaud. Also in this Part is an Editorial; Book Reviews; a Speech; and Reports on the following cases: Gregory Paul Saville v Hallmarc Construction Pty Ltd; and Lewence Construction Pty Ltd v Southern Han Breakfast Point Pty Ltd.
The latest Part of AJ Admin L includes the following articles: “Operation Sovereign Borders and interdiction at sea: CPCF v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection” – Peter Billings; “Natural justice: For every man and his dog” – Elliott Cook; and “Seeking the release of Commonwealth documents: A foray into the Archives Act” – Ian Latham. Also in this Part are the following sections: Casenotes; Immigration and International Aspects; Discrimination and Refugees; and Book Reviews.
This Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “A new fast lane or just a roadblock? Mitigating road transport GHG emissions under Australia’s Emissions Reduction Fund” – Prafula Pearce and Vanessa Johnston; “Co-opting the precautionary principle: The Victoria Planning Provisions’ ‘one kilometre consent requirement’ for wind energy facilities” – Chiara Bryan; “Holding fracking operations to account for environmental contamination in risk-based regulatory regimes: Insights from the United States” – Tania Murray, Dr Edward Andre and Krishna Prasad; “The drafting and content of threatened species recovery plans: Contributing to their effectiveness” – Bruce Lindsay and James Trezise; “Proactive restorative justice: A set of principles for enhancing public participation” – Clara Wilson. This Part also includes Commentary: “Determining the adequacy of Aboriginal cultural heritage assessments: Amber lights and red lights” – Ballanda Sack, Andrew Beatty and Karina O’Callaghan.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Will ADR improve the Australian Taxation Office’s dispute resolution processes?” – Christopher Budd; “Accommodating common mental health issues in mediation” – Rebekah M Doley; “Mediation in the coal-seam gas industry: Improvements made for local stakeholders to grant a social licence” – Danelle Gagliardi; “Was that said with a smile? Factors influencing effective online negotiations” – Claire Holland and Dr Donnalee Taylor; “Should you “lay bare your soul”? The shifting landscape of mediation privilege in New Zealand” – Nina Khouri; “Competing dispute resolution clauses: Arbitration over litigation in Singapore?” – Jasmine Sze Hui Low; and “ADR in VCAT’s guardianship and residential tenancies lists: Room for improvement?” – Claire Thurstans. It also contains Case Notes: “Suing your mediator for negligence; and mediation media watch” – David Spencer.
The latest Part of the Family Law Review includes the following material: an Editorial piece on the retirement of Dr Anthony Dickey QC as co-General Editor of the Journal; “Propagating principles for property matters in an arid landscape: A mirage or oasis?” – Brendan Ashdown; “Financial (dis)agreements: A critical appraisal of the Family Law Amendment (Financial Agreements and Other Measures) Bill 2015” – Genevieve Smit; Children and Parenting: “Expert reports” – Felicity Bell; Child Support: “The fog of overseas child support” – Simon Bacon; and Recent Cases: Saintclaire v Saintclaire; Commonwealth Central Authority v Cavanaugh; Child Support Registrar v Higgins; Child Support Registrar v Scullin (SSAT Appeal); and Slocomb v Hedgewood.