The latest Part of ABLR includes the following articles: “The CAMAC report on charitable trusts and trustee companies – listed financial services providers or benevolent institutions?” – Eve Brown; “Infringement notices and federal regulation: Wolves in sheep’s clothing?” – Anne Rees; and “Identifying and evaluating mavericks in Australian and US merger analysis” – Ben Morawetz. Also in this Part are the following sections: Company Law and Securities – “Where to next for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission?”; Competition Law and Market Regulation – “Behaviour v Structure: Tribunal’s AGL Energy Merger Authorisation”; and Insurance and Transport Law – “Controlling insurance contract terms: Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act – compliance, recovery and accountability”.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “From “if not, why not?” to “if not, NOT!” – Regulatory reform of the debenture sector” – Eve Brown; “A securities market operator’s use of the “please explain” price query and its impact on compliance” – Larelle Chapple, Thu Phuong Truong and Michelle Welsh; and “Raising levels of awareness of rights and obligations in the provision of financial product advice to retail clients” – Stephen Corones and Kym Irving. Also in this Part are two Overseas Notes, one about New Zealand and the other about Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.
Recently published in the Journal of Law and Medicine at (2013) 20 JLM 723. There is a fairly well formed doctrine of informed consent in Australasia that includes the kind of information that a reasonable doctor would impart, the information that a reasonable patient should expect to be given and any details of treatment that ...more
By Gerry Bates and Kate Meares. Councils have legal responsibilities for carrying out a wide range of environmental functions. Their capacity to effectively deliver on their environmental responsibilities depends heavily on their capacity to fund and resource appropriate personnel.