The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes an Editorial by Professor Bob Baxt AO. It also contains the following articles: “A Code of Conduct for Supermarket-Supplier Relations: Has it Worked?” – Caron Beaton-Wells and Jo Paul-Taylor; “Non-profit? It’s Not What You Think it Means” – Jason Mitchell; “A Critical Assessment of Shareholder Class Action Settlements – The Allco Class Action” – Michael Legg. Also in this Part are the following sections: Company Law and Securities: “Commentary on Aspects of The Murray Report and the Proposed Whistleblowing Legislation” – Bob Baxt AO; Competition Law and Market Regulation: “Ten Years On, There is Still a Need to Modernise Regulation of Australian Business” – Professor Bob Baxt AO.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Could the Harper Review recommendations revive private enforcement of cartel prohibitions?” – Rebecca Gilsenan; “Place names as marketing tools: Legal issues in the use of geographic names” – Neil Francey; and “Are we there yet? A return to the rational for Australian consumer protection” – Brenton Lee Worth; and the following sections: Access to Services; Telecommunications; Case Notes; Tribunal Tableaux; Council Considerations; Energy Etchings; Snapshots; Report from Europe; Report from New Zealand; and Book Review.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Good faith in Australian contract law after Barker” – Anthony Gray; ““Re-thinking” the influence of regulatory capture in the development of government regulation” – Kerrie Sadiq and Janet Mack; and “Regulating unilateral supermarket misconduct as customer/acquirer of goods and services” – Stephen Corones. Also in this Part are the following sections: Media and Telecommunications: “Competition Law and Digital Disruption – International Trends” – Martyn Taylor; and a Book Review: “Anti-cartel Enforcement in a Contemporary Age” – Caron Beaton-Wells and Christopher Tran, reviewed by Ian Stewart.
The latest Part of ABLR includes the following articles: “The ACCC: Roots and branches – proposals to enhance ACCC effectiveness” – Caron Beaton-Wells; “Roots, branches and other objects – one step beyond the Harper Review?” – I S Wylie; “Online dispute resolution: The advantages, disadvantages, and the way forward” – Anthony John Sissian; “Challenges facing the notariat in Australasia in the 21st century” – Noel Cox; and “Dashed expectations? The impact of civil liability legislation on contractual damages for disappointment and distress” – Sonia Walker and Kate Lewins; and the following sections: Intellectual Property Law: “Why is an isolated segment of human DNA patentable under Australian law but not under United States law?”; Competition Law and Market Regulation: “Competition Policy Review: Draft recommendations on competition laws”; and Company and Securities Law: “The government response to the Senate Economic References Committee Report into the Australian Securities and Investments Commission”.
The August 2013 issue of the Australian Business Law Review includes two interesting articles. The first comes from Caron Beaton-Wells and discusses the forthcoming review by the ACCC of its immunity policy for cartel conduct. The second article is by Anthony Duggan who focuses on chattel paper, one of the categories of personal property identified in the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth). There is also an editorial and a book review.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review contains several articles on a range of interesting topics, including the effectiveness of telecommunications access regulation, regulation of anticompetitive “understandings” and price signalling in Australia, consumer guarantees and extended warranties, and the nature and extent of risks faced by the not-for-profit sector. There are also two sections notes in “Contracts and Restitution” and “Competition Law and Market Regulation”.