The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “The Liability of Social Media Influencers to Consumers in Australia: Recommendations for Reform” – Asal Ozgoli; and “Reviewing Concerted Practices and Misuse of Market Power” – Arihant Agarwal. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “An Appeal to Feelings”; Consumer Protection: “The Assessment of Damages Involving Counterfactual Analysis: Guidance from the High Court” – Rebecca Bunting; Unconscionable Conduct and Codes of Conduct: “Mandatory Industry Codes and Digital Markets” – Deniz Kayis; Case Note: “Criminal Cartel Conduct: Chartered Waters for Wallenius” – Louise Moussa; Tribunal Tableaux: “The Australian Competition Tribunal in 2020” – Tim Luxton; Snapshots: “A Short Point but a Good One – Agreed Civil Penalties Engage the Court’s Discretion” – Douglas Shirrefs; Landmarks: “Enduring Implications for Competition Law Issues in the Modern Data Economy: Lessons from Re ASX Operations Pty Ltd and Pont Data Australia Pty Ltd” – Mei Gong and Ayman Guirguis; Report from Latin America; Report from New Zealand: “The Supreme Court of New Zealand on Price-Fixing” – Lindsay Trotman and Matthew Berkahn; Book Review: “Australian Consumer Law: The Comprehensive Guide”, by Adrian Coorey; Worth Repeating; and Odds & Ends.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “The “Safe Harbour” Reform of Directors’ Insolvent Trading Liability in Australia: Insolvency Professionals’ Views” – Ian Ramsay and Stacey Steele; “To Bar Order, or Not to Bar Order: Facilitating Settlement in Australian Anti-Cartel Class Actions” – Bethany Moore; “Reforming Private Whistleblower Protections – What Next in Australia?” – David A Chaikin; and “Financial Reporting and Disclosure of Intangible and Intellectual Property Assets by Australian Listed Entities Between 2004 and 2018” – Tony Ciro and Bülend Terzioglu. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial by Michael Terceiro; Consumer Protection: “Making Liars of Us All!” – Ian Tonking SC; and Commercial Litigation: “In-house Counsel, the Requirement of Independence and Legal Professional Privilege – Martin v Norton Rose Fulbright Australia (No 2)  FCA 96” – Michael Legg.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Online Auctions Going! Going! Gone! Sold by the Person Engaging in Misleading or Deceptive Conduct!!!” – Adrian Coorey; “Increased Civil Pecuniary Penalties – The “Cost of Doing Business” or an Effective Deterrent?” – Cam H Truong QC and Luisa F Alampi; “Why the Doctrine of Penalty Cannot Make Australian Unused and Expired Gift Cards Refundable?” – Dr Wei Wen; and the following sections: Editorial; Access to Services; Consumer Protection; Tribunal Tableaux; Case Note; Consumer Concerns; Report from Latin America; and Odds and Ends.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “‘Why Not Litigate?’ – The Royal Commission, ASIC and the Future of the Enforcement Pyramid” – Michael Legg and Stephen Speirs; “The Lawfulness of the Dismissal/Termination of an Employee Who Has Expressed ‘Unwelcome’ Religious Views” – Anthony Gray; “Online Auctions and Consumer Protection in the United Kingdom and Australia: The Value of Transparency” – Jodi Gardner and Kanchana Kariyawasam; and “The Legal Implications of E-commerce for the Australian Franchise Sector” – Zhanna Kremez, Kanchana Kariyawasam and Lorelle Frazer. Also in this Part are the following sections: Consumer Protection: “Penalising the Inclusion of Unfair Terms in Standard Form Small Business Contracts – A Critical Analysis” – Mark Lewis; Industrial and Workplace Relations Law: “Small Business and Unfair Dismissal: A Review of the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman’s Proposed Reforms” – Victoria Lambropoulos; and Book Review: “The Legitimacy and Responsiveness of Industry Rule-making”, by Karen Lee – Reviewed by Rob Nicholls.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “‘More Than a Feeling’: Finding Statutory Unconscionable Conduct” – Michelle Sharpe; “Generalist Versus Specialist Regulatory Models and the Risk of Unintended Deregulation” – Rod Sims; and the following sections: Editorial; Access to Services, Consumer Protection; Case Note; Tribunal Tableaux; Report from Latin America; Report from New Zealand; Benchmarks; and Odds & Ends.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “The Collapse of Dick Smith and the Problem of Gift Cards: Issues and Alternatives for Consumer Protection” – Mohammed Al Bhadily and Kyle Bowyer; and “The New Section 46 Misuse of Market Power Test and the European Intel Experience” – Elizabeth Hersey; and the following sections: Defective Goods; Case Note; Tribunal Tableaux; Obituary; Comments from Commerce; Consumer Concerns; Report from Africa; Report from New Zealand; Benchmarks; and Odds & Ends.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Online Scams and Spam – Legal Measures to Stem the Rising Tide” – Adrian Coorey; “The Sound of One Hand Shaking Itself: Inchoate Cartel Conduct under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010” – Brendan Walker-Munro; and “Mobile Infrastructure Regulation in Australia: Is Light-Touch Regulation Appropriate?” – Angela Flannery; and the following sections: Access to Services; Consumer Protection; Telecommunications; Case Notes; Snapshots; Energy Etchings; Report from India; and Report from Latin America.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law marks the journal’s 25th anniversary, and includes the following articles: “Triple A Rated? Regulating Online Information Disclosures” – Robert Walker and Rosannah Healy; “Is There a Gap in the Unfair Contract Term Provisions Between a ‘Consumer Contract’ and a ‘Small Business Contract’?” – Peter Sise; “The Cartelist’s Dilemma: Leniency Policies and Game Theory” – Nick Kotzman; Authorisations and Notifications; Consumer Protection; Enforcement and Remedies; Telecommunications; Case Notes; Energy Etchings; Snapshots; and Report from Africa.
This Special Issue of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice (JBFLP) is produced in collaboration with the BFSLA Academic Committee, focusing on the theme of “Finance Law: Global and Regional Challenges”. It includes the following articles: “Regulating financial institution culture: Reforming the regulatory toolkit” – Ann Wardrop, David Wishart and Marilyn McMahon; “Bitcoin: Consumer protection and regulatory challenges” – Louise Parsons; “Small amount credit contract reforms in Australia: Household survey evidence and analysis” – Gill North; “Making prudence: Consumer credit and twin peaks, a comparison of Australia and South Africa” – Gail Pearson; and “Ad impossibilia nemo tenetur – on the recent attempts to harmonise the law of intermediated securities” – Matteo Solinas. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Insolvency Law and Management; United Kingdom and Europe; Singapore and South East Asia; and an Editorial note by the Guest Editors.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes an Editorial by Professor Bob Baxt AO regarding suggested priorities for the re-elected federal government. It also contains the following articles: “Remote signings under Australian law” – Bruce Whittaker; “Re-evaluating the elements of the insider trading offence: Should there be a requirement for the ‘possession’ of inside information?”– Juliette Overland and “Protecting consumers from unfair contract terms: Australian comparisons” – Paul Latimer. Also in this Part are the following sections: Contracts and Restitution: “Trusts, debt and powers of advancement: Fischer v Nemeske Pty Ltd” – James McComish; and New Zealand Newsletter: “The nature of reasonable credit fees” – Barry Allan.