The Winter 2016 edition of Workplace Review (Vol 7 No 2), out this week, is jam-packed with coverage of the major workplace relations/industrial law issues of this Federal election campaign – the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC), penalty rates, Youth Jobs PaTH are all dealt with – and much more besides! Leading players, practitioners and ...more
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Sunlight as the disinfectant for phoenix activity” – Helen Anderson; “Embracing Myanmar’s future: Reforming the 100-year-old Companies Act” – Dr Kath Hall, Dr Daw Than Nwe and Dr Khin Khin Oo; and “The controversy continues: The case for regulatory reform on members’ resolutions in Australia” – Ben Jacobsen and Howard Pender. This issue also includes the following sections: Company Law – Professor Robert Baxt AO: “The possible role of shadow directors in the collapse of Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd”; Takeovers and Public Securities – James Philips and Costas Condoleon: “Adjusting bid price for the value of franking credits in hostile bids”; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “Labor’s policy to deal with phoenix activity affecting employees”; and Securities Industry and Managed Investments – Pamela Hanrahan: “Revisiting responsible entity directors’ liability to scheme members”.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content: Comments: “Reforming parliamentary privilege in New Zealand” – Debra Angus; “Senate voting rules and the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Act 2016 (Cth)” – John Pyke; “Crafting a concept of deference for the implied freedom of political communication” – Murray Wesson; a Speech from the 2015 Sir Anthony Mason Lecture: “The use of proportionality in Australian constitutional law” – Hon Sir Anthony Mason AC KBE GBM; and the following Articles: “The Recognise campaign and constitutional relationships between Indigenous peoples and the state” – J L Birrell; “Prorogation: Can it ever be regarded as a reserve power?” – Professor Anne Twomey; Book review: “Public Law in the Age of Statutes: Essays in Honour of Dennis Pearce” – reviewed by the Hon Kenneth Hayne AC QC; and Developments.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Are gas processing facilities ‘safe’ from third party access?” – Leanne McClurg; “Unilateral conduct and the role of the purpose test in section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)” – Dr Shirley Quo; and “Everyone beware: A comparative study of consumer protection in Chinese and Australian mobile commerce” – Mary Ip; and the following sections: Authorisations and notifications; Consumer protection; Case Note; Consumer Concerns; Economic(s) Matters; Report from Russia; and Odds and Ends.
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following content: “Three dimensions of patent infringement: Liability for creation and distribution of CAD files” – John Liddicoat, Jane Nielsen and Dianne Nicol; “The secondary sale, copyright conundrum: Why we need a secondary market for digital content” – Jessica Stevens; and “IP in transition: Desperately seeking the big picture” – Jeremy Phillips (based on the author’s presentation delivered at the Sixth Francis Gurry Public Lecture on Intellectual Property, Melbourne Law School on 12 November 2014).
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Proving that an organisation is a ‘criminal’ organisation: R v Cluse, experiential occupational evidence and the rule against hearsay” – The Hon Justice Martin Hinton; “‘Pin the tail on the donkey’: The role of ‘role’ in sentencing for large commercial drug offences in New South Wales” – Isaac Morrison; and “Post-sentence continued detention of high-risk terrorist offenders in Australia” – Charisse Smith and Mark Nolan. Also in this Part is an Editorial on the determination regarding legal aid assistance in R v Bayley  VSC 313 (Jill Meagher case); Book Review: “The Safest Shield: Lectures, Speeches and Essays – by Lord Igor Judge – reviewed by The Hon Justice Gilles Renaud; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
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.