The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “The doctrine of extinguishment: And then there was Congoo” – MA Stephenson; “Section 51(xxxi): A ‘constitutional guarantee’ to disappoint property owners” – Paulina Fishman; “The Crown and possessory title of Torrens land in South Australia” – Paul Babie; Singapore: “Recent developments: Islamic charitable trusts, implied easements, compulsory acquisition, and laches as a defence to an action for an account” – Kelvin Low; Queensland: “Taking reasonable steps to verify identity – When are further inquiries necessary to meet the standard?” – Sharon Christensen; “Changes to the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Qld)” – Bill Dixon.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “US Supreme Court revises fraud on the market presumption: Ramifications for Australian shareholder class actions” – Michael Legg, John Emmerig and Georgina Westgarth; “Bank guarantees and the reasonable expectations of beneficiaries” – Bill Dixon; “Cartels, extraterritoriality, and the Harper Review – the search for a connecting factor” – Ian Stewart; “Rural Press: A game of collusion” – Nicholas Twomey; and “Remote signing protocols for financing transactions” – The Walrus Committee. Also in this Part are the following sections: Media and Telecommunications: “Competition Law and Digital Disruption – Insights for Australia” – Dr Martyn Taylor; and Commercial Litigation: “Unions overplaying their hand? Terminating bargains in the mining sector – An analysis of Re Aurizon Operations Ltd  FWCFB 540 – Louise Floyd.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following sections: Conveyancing and Property Law, Criminal Law, Health and Guardianship Law, Industrial Law, and Book Reviews. Also in this Part is the following article: “Major changes to property law in Queensland” – Bill Dixon and Reports for the following cases: Bilic v Nicholls and CPS v CNJ.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer publishes an article by Dr Bill Dixon analysing the prospects of a successful application under s 180 of the Property Law Act 1974 (Qld), seeking to identify the factors underpinning successful applications, the obstacles that an applicant may encounter and the considerations that have guided the courts when considering the associated issues of compensation and costs. Also in this Part are the following sections: Conveyancing and Property Law: The cost of changing your mind!; Criminal Law: Impermissible submissions on sentence; Health and Guardianship Law: Posthumous conception in South Australia: The case continues in Re H, AE (No 3)  SASC 196; Industrial Law: Racial taunts and bullying and harassment in the workplace; and Tort Law: Hospital’s failure to detain patient was necessary condition of the harm. There is also a Report on the case Moores v Pearce and three book reviews.
The final Part for 2011 of The Queensland Lawyer includes articles on the practical impact of the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Qld) and pool safety in Queensland. There are also several section notes on a wide variety of subjects, including Administrative Law, Conveyancing and Property Law, Criminal Law, Industrial Law and Tort Law. There is also a book review and two reports.
The August 2011 issue of the Australian Business Law Review contains several interesting pieces on a range of topics. There are articles on the use of infringement notices by ASIC for alleged continuous disclosure contraventions, the Australian doctrinal position against the backdrop of good faith, the effect of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) on the Sale of Goods exceptions and much more.