The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “The Circulating Security Interest in Review: Architectures of Certainty, Flexibility and Control” – Alice Tranter Wilson; “Application of the Basel III Framework to Cash Deposits Held by APRA-regulated Superannuation Funds” – M Scott Donald; and “Enhancing Competition: Challenges for Australian Retail Banking” – Deborah Healey and Rob Nicholls. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Hong Kong and China; Singapore and South East Asia; and Tokyo.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Circular priority conundrums – cutting the Gordian knot” – Bruce Whittaker; “Extraterritorial application of Pt IV of the Competition and Consumer Act” – Ian B Stewart; and “Businesses are people too? Anomalies in widening the ambits of “consumer” under consumer credit law” – Franci Cantatore and Brenda Marshall. Also in this Part are the following sections: Competition Law and Market Regulation; Commercial Litigation; and Contracts and Restitution.
The closing date for entries to the Australian Intellectual Property Journal Essay Competition is fast approaching. Entries are due by 30 November, which is only 6 weeks away! If you are interested in submitting an essay of between 5,000 and 10,000 words on any topic related to intellectual property, you could win $1,000 cash and have your ...more
Have you submitted an entry to the McCallum Medal competition yet?
If you’re a student or young lawyer and you meet the requirements for entry, you should hurry and enter a synopsis on an employment law topic now!
By Alex Sundakov* PRICES AND COSTS: GOOD ACCOUNTING IS BAD ECONOMICS Introduction A little bit of economics knowledge is a dangerous thing. A basic idea in economics is that in competitive markets prices tend to reflect marginal costs. In economics this concept provides an important means of calibrating the effects of real-life complexities and transaction ...more
by Dr R J Desiatnik Vale the “Trade Practices Act” What is in a name? As Shakespeare might have put it, had he been so minded, an Act by any name would be as effective. Yet, one can, without any doubt, become as accustomed to the title by which an oft-referred to and utilised enactment ...more
The Trade Practices Law Journal publishes regular updates on specific areas of competition law, such as authorisations and notifications.
By Erica Brooke Taylor. This article considers the epic battle between the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd and its impact on the entitlement of the Crown to immunity from the application of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth).
By Chief Justice RS French. In his opening speech to the August 2009 Law Council of Australia Trade Practices Workshop, the Chief Justice looked back 10 years to the themes dominating discussion about competition law on the 25th anniversary of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth).