The latest Part of the Tort Law Review includes the following articles: “Vulnerability, tort and economic loss: Protection via contract” – Meghan De Pinto-Smith; “The uncertain scope of malicious prosecution: Insights from Canada” – Michael Marin; and “The price of a four-legged friend: Non-economic damage award in Australian pet litigation” – Alexandra Whittaker and Megan Vine.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Proving that an organisation is a ‘criminal’ organisation: R v Cluse, experiential occupational evidence and the rule against hearsay” – The Hon Justice Martin Hinton; “‘Pin the tail on the donkey’: The role of ‘role’ in sentencing for large commercial drug offences in New South Wales” – Isaac Morrison; and “Post-sentence continued detention of high-risk terrorist offenders in Australia” – Charisse Smith and Mark Nolan. Also in this Part is an Editorial on the determination regarding legal aid assistance in R v Bayley  VSC 313 (Jill Meagher case); Book Review: “The Safest Shield: Lectures, Speeches and Essays – by Lord Igor Judge – reviewed by The Hon Justice Gilles Renaud; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “Agricultural security interests under the PPSA” – Matthew Broderick and Nick Humzy-Hancock; and “It might be yours there but it’s not down here: Issues arising under the PPSA in cross-border transactions” – Stephanie Derrington. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Commercial and Finance Law; Wealth Management; Insolvency Law and Management; Recent Publications; Tokyo; United Kingdom and Europe; and Canada.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “Applicable law in letters of credit transactions” – Hang Yen Low and Keith Uff; “Why the Australian finance industry should pay closer attention to chattel paper” – Nicholas Mirzai and Paul Richter; and “Pacific injustice and instability: Bank account closures of Australian money transfer operators” – Ken C Ooi and Ross P Buckley. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Tax and Stamp Duty; Commercial and Finance Law; Insolvency Law and Management; Recent Publications; Tokyo; and Canada. There is also a Q&A with the General Editor of JBFLP Gregory Burton SC about the 25th anniversary of the Journal and a Forum response about Australian policymakers and crowdfunding.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice publishes the following articles: “Factors that affect corporate governance practices in Saudi Arabian listed banks” – Ashraf Al-Sahafi, Marcus Rodrigs and Lisa Barnes and “Illegality as a ground for withholding payment in documentary credit transactions” – Hang Yen Low. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Commerical and Finance Law; Insolvency Law and Management; Recent Publications; Canada; New Zealand; and a Book Review.
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following articles: “Fairness and balance: Lessons from Canada for the proposed Australian law of fair use” – Melissa de Zwart; “Authorisation as accessorial liability: The overlooked role of knowledge” – Joachim Dietrich; and “Trade marks for the design and layout of retail premises” – Ben McEniery. Also included in this Part is a book review from David Brennan of “Code Wars – 10 Years of P2P Software Litigation” by Rebecca Giblin.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Policing corruption and corporations in Australia: Towards a new national agenda” – Simon Bronitt; “Drug-trafficker property confiscation schemes in Western Australia and the Northern Territory: A study in legislation going too far” – Dr Natalie Skead; “Recent developments in Canadian criminal law” – Gerry Ferguson and Benjamin L Berger. Also in this Part is a Case and Comment and a Digest of Recent Criminal Cases.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice publishes three interesting articles: “The CAMAC Report on managed investment schemes: Another opportunity missed?” – Nuncio D’Angelo; “The doctrine of merger and post-judgment contractual interest” – Sam Hiebendaal; and “If it waddles and quacks, it’s probably a duck: The New Zealand Supreme Court’s decision in Hickman v Turner and Waverley Ltd” – Mace Gorringe and Finn Howie. There are also several section notes, including Commercial and Financial Law; Book reviews; Recent Publications plus much more.
The latest Part of The Tort Law Review includes articles on Lord Atkin’s neighbour principle and whether it has any role to play in modern law, an examination of what events qualify as acts of God and what is the main distinction between them and coincidences with relation to intervening causation issues, the doctrine of waiver of tort in contaminated land litigation, and the law of nuisance as a means of protecting against unreasonable interferences with the use of land, including those caused by harms to the environment. Not to be missed!
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes several interesting pieces. The first article comes from Alexandra Whelan and provides an assessment of the law regarding proprietary rescission. The second article is by He Wei Ping and provides an overview of the means available for foreign banks to enter the Chinese banking sector. The sections cover a diverse range of topics including class actions against banks for exception fees, requests for court assistance under the UNCITRAL Model Law and the new Canadian not-for-profit corporations statute, plus much more.