best interests duty
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “The best interests duty and the standard care for superannuation trustees” – Paul Collins; ““Confusion hath now made his masterpiece”: Federal jurisdiction, State tribunals and constitutional questions” – Gim Del Villar and Felicity Nagorcka; “Reading words into statutes: When Homer nods” – Stephen Lumb and Sharon Christensen; and the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Human Rights; Constitutional Law, Admiralty and Maritime; Equity and Trusts; Corporations and Securities; Recent Cases; Book Reviews and an Obituary for Hon Barry O’Keefe AM QC.
The latest Part of ABLR includes two interesting articles. The first comes from Stephen Corones and Thomas Galloway and considers the uncertainty surrounding the scope of the best interests duty which forms part of the Government’s Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms. The second article comes from Julie-Ann Tarr and considers the extent of private insurance cover and its availability to volunteers under home and contents insurance and under comprehensive motor vehicle insurance. There are also several section notes in this Part, including Privacy, Franchising, Consumer Dealings, and Company Law and Securities.