The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes the following articles: “Legislating for Common Sense: The Case for (Re)Enacting Pt 2A of the Civil Procedure Act 2005 (NSW)” – John Woodward; and “After the Event Insurance and Security for Costs: Inconsistency in the Australian Approach” – Daniel Meyerowitz-Katz. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “Briginshaw and Finding Serious Allegation Proved on the Balance of Probabilities” – Michael Legg; and “The Civil Standard of Proof in New Zealand” – Roderick Joyce QSO QC; and Case Notes: “The Federal Court of Australia Limits Orders for Security for Costs in Industrial Class Actions” – Daniel Moloney and Corey Byrne; and “Supreme Court Orders First Opt-Out Class Action in New Zealand: Southern Response Earthquake Services Ltd v Ross” – Nikki Chamberlain.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Online Auctions Going! Going! Gone! Sold by the Person Engaging in Misleading or Deceptive Conduct!!!” – Adrian Coorey; “Increased Civil Pecuniary Penalties – The “Cost of Doing Business” or an Effective Deterrent?” – Cam H Truong QC and Luisa F Alampi; “Why the Doctrine of Penalty Cannot Make Australian Unused and Expired Gift Cards Refundable?” – Dr Wei Wen; and the following sections: Editorial; Access to Services; Consumer Protection; Tribunal Tableaux; Case Note; Consumer Concerns; Report from Latin America; and Odds and Ends.
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes the following articles: “Litigation Funding of Class Actions Approved in Queensland while Maintenance and Champerty Remain the Law” – Wayne Attrill; and “Documents Within Reach: Discovery “Powers”” – Alexander Sloan. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial Comments on “Lawyers to Be Able to Take Percentage of Class Action Damages in Victoria but Questions Remain” – Michael Legg and “”People Who Live in Glass Houses”: Fearn v Tate Gallery Board of Trustees” – Roderick Joyce, QSO, QC; and Case Notes: “The End of the Chorley Exception in Australia: Bell Lawyers Pty Ltd v Pentelow” – Benjamin Teng and “Craig v Williams: Allegations of Apparent Bias” – Matthew Mortimer.