The latest issue of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal contains four articles discussing and analyzing a range of topics within environmental law, including urban rivers and riparian systems, carbon reduction schemes and the energy sector, legal frameworks for regulating biosequestration in Australia and the broad concept of environmental taxation and environmental sustainability.
The September 2011 Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes articles and sections on an interesting range of topics, including, but not limited to, the changes made to the objection and appeal process available to landowners, the ethical principles that underpin the need to obtain consent for “do not resuscitate” orders, pre-sentence reports and the commercial surrogacy dilemma.
The September issue of the Journal of Law and Medicine contains several interesting articles on a variety of topics within medical law. It includes articles on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and a mother’s duty of care, regulation of nanomedical products in New Zealand, the regulation of pharmacy ownership in Australia and the ethical concerns related to young children being regenerative tissue donors. The Part also includes the regular sections, including Legal issues, Bioethical issues and Book reviews, plus much more.
The September Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law is packed with interesting articles and sections related to various aspects of competition and consumer law. There are articles on some practical issues which have arisen since the commencement of the ACCC’s immunity policy and the decisions of the Federal Court of Australia and the Australian Competition Tribunal in the recent Fortescue litigation. There are also several sections notes, including Consumer protection, Case notes, Benchmarks and Reports from Asia and North America, plus much more.
The latest issue of the Public Law Review is filled with interesting articles and section notes on an impressive range of subjects. These include, but are not limited to, WTO challenges to the Australian scheme for plain tobacco packaging, the right to protest in New Zealand, the 2009 amendment to the Native Title Act and English and Australian experiences of “the Crown”.
The September 2011 issue of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice has three articles and four section notes on various themes in banking law, both in Australia and internationally. The articles cover such diverse topics as the regulation of the Australian banking system, an overview of the regulatory structure created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and best practice in the regulation of non-cash payment services. The sections include notes on insolvency law and management, banking law and banking practice and a report from Tokyo.
The September 2011 Part of the Australian Law Journal is packed with interesting articles, covering a wide range of topics including witnesses in transnational commercial litigation, the complex causation questions that can arise in class actions, the increased incidence in Australian courts of questions of foreign law and the rationale and development of the Woolwich principle. There are also some of the usual Sections, including Current issues, Conveyancing and property, Recent cases and Overseas law.
This Special Issue is in honour of ASIC’s 20th anniversary and combines Parts 5 and 6 of Volume 29. It contains five articles that focus on various interesting points in ASIC’s history, including a comprehensive record of ASIC’s participation in matters before the Takeovers Panel, insider trading and market misconduct, the limits of disclosure and investor education in a retail market, the regulation of managed investments and the development of Australia’s continuous disclosure regime.
The latest issue of the Tort Law Review includes articles on medical liability laws in China, the doctrine of loss of chance and its history in Australia and the United Kingdom, material contribution to risk in the Canadian law of causation and European approaches to causation and the central role which judicial policy plays in resolving both legal causation and intervening causation issues.
The August Part of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law is filled with interesting articles and sections on various aspects of administrative law. There are articles on the use of privileged, confidential and inadmissible information by regulators and agencies, judicial review after the High Court decision in Kirk v Industrial Court (NSW) and applying provisions of the Australian Constitution to protect rights from intrusion by State Parliament.