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 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.