The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Catching Pre-insolvency Advisors: The Hidden Culprits of Illegal Phoenix Activity” – Helen Anderson and Jasper Hedges; “Personal Financial Product Advice under the Corporations Act” – RP Austin and Michael Vrisakis; “Commercial Litigation under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) – Part II” – Matthew Broderick and Dr David Morrison; “‘Persons Who Commonly Invest’: Who Are They?” – Andrew Eastwood; and “Financial Advisers – New Remuneration Constraints and Competency Requirements Addressing Perverse Incentives and Poor Advice” – Julie-Anne Tarr. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; Corporate Finance – Matthew Broderick: “et-Off and the PPSA: A Note on Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd V Forge Group Power Pty Ltd (In Liq)” – Anthony Duggan; Directors’ Duties – Dr Rosemary Teele Langford: “Breaches of Duty by Corporate Officers and Directors: Accessory Liability, Account of Profits and Causation” – Pauline Ridge; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “To Prioritise or not to Prioritise: The Question of Prepayment Consumer Creditors” – Professor Christopher Symes and Dr Beth Nosworthy.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “Collateral Undamaged: Conforming Financial Collateral Laws in a Global Marketplace” – Max Allan; “Microfinance in Australia: Is the Law Doing Enough to Address Financial Exclusion?” – Francisco Widjojo; “The BEAR Necessities: What Jurisdictional Considerations will Australia’s Version of the UK’s ‘Senior Managers and Certification Regime’ Need to Accommodate?” – Andrew Eastwood and James Emmerig; and “The Taxing Challenge of Digital Currency” – Joel Emery and Miranda Stewart. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Insolvency Law and Management; Securities and Mortgages; Canada; Tokyo; and United Kingdom and Europe.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Is access to justice a right or a service?” – Steven Rares; “Some judicial fallacies concerning entire agreement clauses” – I M Jackman; and “The ex ante approach to assessing materiality: To what extent are subsequent price movements relevant?” – Andrew Eastwood. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Tasmania; Personalia; Around the Nation: Northern Territory, Corporations and Securities; Environmental Law; Recent Cases; and a Book Review: “Principles of Taxation Law 2015” by Kerrie Sadiq.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Judicial ethics and judicial misbehaviour: Two sides of the one coin?” – Ronald Sackville AO QC; “Investor claims and the reach of proportionate liability” – Alister Abadee; and “Future representations and the grounds that may be relied on to establish reasonableness” – Andrew Eastwood. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Queensland; Personalia (including entries for New South Wales, Northern Territory, South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria); Corporations and Securities; Recent Cases; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Corporate governance survey of resources companies” – John Chandler and Barbara Gordon; “Breach reporting: Some difficult issues to consider” – Andrew Eastwood; and “The disclosure of equity derivatives in Australia” – Alexandra Eggerking.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “A response to Professor Finn’s “Fiduciary reflections”” – Andrew Eastwood and Luke Hastings; “The principle in Suttor v Gundowda Pty Ltd: Back to the drawing board” – Paul A Walker; and “Under the oak tree: Institutional reform in the deep north” – Andrew Trotter and Harry Hobbs. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues, Conveyancing and Property, Overseas Law, International Focus and Recent Cases.
The August Part of the Australian Law Journal publishes the following articles: “Judicial stress and judicial bullying” – Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG; “The Victorian Bar: Some history and a little lore” – Hon Peter Heerey AM QC; “Issues and challenges in settling class actions” – Ken Adams; “Corporations and the aggregation of knowledge” – Andrew Eastwood. Not to be missed!
The latest Part of ABLR includes three articles of interest. The first comes from Andrew Eastwood and seeks to explore policy issues such as whether it is appropriate for regulators to encourage the voluntary provision of a party’s legal advice, and whether a willingness to produce such advice should be seen as a necessary aspect of “full cooperation” with the regulator’s investigation. The second article is by Julie Anne Tarr which looks at striking a balance between commercial and public interests when regulating the coal industry. The final article comes from Philip Williams and explores the range of meaning given to the words “take advantage” as they appear in the monopolisation provisions of the competition laws of Australia and New Zealand.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Legal professional privilege: A parochial doctrine?” – Dr R J Desiatnik; “Do you waive privilege by pleading reliance?” – Andrew Eastwood; and “Intervention in constitutional cases” – Angel Aleksov. Also included in this Part are a variety of sections covering a range of topics, such as provocation, privacy, secrecy of press sources, leases and the principle of uncertainty, trust assets, extra-territorial jurisdiction, Dodd-Frank reforms, diplomatic immunity, equitable estoppel and wills. There are also several book reviews and an Obituary of Sir Zelman Cowen AK, GCMG, GCVO, Kt, PC, QC.