The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Free Speech and Secondary Boycott Activity in Australia” – Anthony Gray; “An Examination of Legal Values in Statutory Unconscionable Conduct” – Peter Toy; “The Illusion of Control” – Radha M Pull ter Gunne; and “Social Enterprise and Equity Crowdfunding – A Proposal to Share Legal Infrastructure” – Akshaya Kamalnath. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial – Michael Terceiro; Competition Law and Market Regulation: “Misuse of Market Power: Improving the Australian SLC Model” – Brent Fisse; and Banking and Finance: “A Modern Approach to Regulation: Integrating Law, System Architecture and Blockchain Technology in Australia” – Marcus Smith.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following article: “Punch and Jarrod: The pitfalls of Attorney-General (rather than judicial) activism and the need for an Attorney-General Code of Conduct” – Louise Floyd. Also in this Part are the following sections: Conveyancing and Property Law: “Buyer’s hardship precludes specific performance”; Criminal Law: “Bullying a juror”. There are also six book reviews and Reports of the following cases: Sunba v Hartnett Lawyers and Nominal Defendant v Star Motorcycles Pty Ltd.
WEB WATCH EXCERPT FROM OLC (FEBRUARY 2012)* The internet is now host to many activist websites with associated mailing lists. Some have very broad agendas, while others focus on more specific aims. There are varying views on their effectiveness. Some echo Margaret Mead’s comment “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can ...more
The April 2012 issue of Online Currents includes the usual interesting mix of articles and sections. Matt Moore looks at alternatives to email for companies, Sherrey Quinn outlines AANRO’s history and fate, and briefly notes services which have taken its place, Bill Browne discusses the online union of data, maps and activism and Jon Jermey describes some types of geolocation and how they are currently being put to use, from games to serious commercial applications. The sections include Company News, Bookshelf and Journals, Web Watch and much more.