The June 2011 issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes content on a range of topics, including the need to change the Australian framework for insolvent trading and directors’ fear of personal liability for the conduct of a corporation. There is also a section on Corporate Finance and a note from New Zealand.
The June issue of the Criminal Law Journal contains some interesting articles on various aspects of criminal law. These include articles on restorative justice with relation to environmental crime, an analysis of judge alone trials in Australia and recent developments in Canadian criminal law.
The June 2011 issue of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes many interesting pieces, including articles on the fate of extended warranties under the Australian Consumer Law and the High Court’s rejections of loss of chance damages in cases of medical negligence. There are also several interesting section notes on a variety of topics, including Defective Goods, Economic(s) Matters and Commission Cameos.
The June 2011 issue of the Australian Business Law Review contains a range of interesting content including articles on ex-post assessments of competition agencies decisions, how the theoretical approach to coordinated effects analysis has changed over time and cartel compensation from a consumer’s perspective. There is also a section on Commercial Litigation and one on Media and Telecommunications.
The June 2011 issue of the Building and Construction Law Journal contains two interesting articles on the use of Scott Schedules in litigation and a comparison between the Australian security of payment legislation and the US construction lien laws. There is also a Book Review and three Reports.
The March 2011 issue of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law (formerly known as the Trade Practices Law Journal) includes interesting articles on the Australian Consumer Law, the balance between consumer protection and business freedom and the issue of geographic price discrimination. There are also several interesting sections, including Access to Services, Tribunal Tableaux and Reports from Europe and New Zealand.
The May 2011 issue of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes articles and sections on a range of interesting topics, including migration jurisprudence in the High Court, the implications of ministerial interference for tribunal independence and the concept of jury secrecy in light of administrative law principles.
The May 2011 issue of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes articles on several interesting aspects of environmental law. There are articles on law reform for natural resource management, Australian responsibilities with the burgeoning marine bioprospecting industry, a legal assessment of the NSW coastal planning system and regulation of tree clearing as a means of meeting Kyoto targets.
The May 2011 Issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes articles on the whether or not litigation funders add value to corporate governance in Australia and how private equity deals have been subject to increased academic, professional and policy interest. This Part also includes a note about Directors’ duties and corporate governance as well as an Overseas Note from New Zealand.
The May 2011 Issue of the Australian Tax Review includes interesting articles on the difficulties of taxing trust income after the High Court decision in FCT v Bamford, the role of context in the construction of statutes and the amended concessions to small business for capital gains tax. This issue also includes a book review of Australia’s Future Tax System: The Prospects After Henry by Chris Evans, Richard Krever and Peter Mellor.