The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Asset lending, unconscionable conduct and intermediaries” – Denise McGill; “Certainty and the ISDA credit derivative determinations committees” – G P Craddock; and “Whither a unified approach to the functional dimension of market definition: Why Metcash was the one that got away” – Josh Buckland. Also included in this Part are the following section notes: Banking and Finance: Financial literacy and financial decision-making of Australian secondary school students – Paul Ali, Cosima McRae and Ian Ramsay; Competition Law and Market Regulation: Strategic entry deterrence: Does it constitute a misuse of market power? – Stephen Corones; Contracts and Restitution: The High Court considers the meaning of “reasonable endeavours”: Electricity Generation Corp v Woodside Energy Ltd – Troy Keily; and New Zealand Newsletter: Frustration of contract in the New Zealand Supreme Court – Rex Ahdar.
The second Part of the Australian Law Journal for 2012 includes the usual interesting mix of articles and sections, with something to interest everyone. The articles cover such diverse topics as personal injury resulting from negligence, recent changes to the arbitral legislative regime in Australia, and asset lending with an improvident borrower. The sections range from the annual report of the New South Wales Judicial Commission, to indefeasibility and forged mortgages and from admiralty jurisdiction to the obligations of creditor to guarantor, plus much more.