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.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Are gas processing facilities ‘safe’ from third party access?” – Leanne McClurg; “Unilateral conduct and the role of the purpose test in section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)” – Dr Shirley Quo; and “Everyone beware: A comparative study of consumer protection in Chinese and Australian mobile commerce” – Mary Ip; and the following sections: Authorisations and notifications; Consumer protection; Case Note; Consumer Concerns; Economic(s) Matters; Report from Russia; and Odds and Ends.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Serving the goals of trademark owners through the Australian Consumer Law: A reflection on Google Inc v ACCC” – Althaf Marsoof; and “Exempting environmental protection boycotts from competition laws: Should purpose or public benefit be the test?” – David Goodwin; and the following sections: Defective Goods, Case Notes; Report from India; Report from North America; Benchmarks; and Book Review.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Unconscionable conduct in equity and under statute: The Australian Consumer Law and the Lux decision” – Hayden Fielder; and “Government exemption from competition and consumer law: Has Harper patched the holes?” – Nick Seddon; and the following sections: Access to Services; Authorisations and Notifications; Consumer Protection; Unconscionable Conduct and Codes of Conduct; Case Notes; Commission Cameos; Report from Africa; Report from Latin America; and Odds and Ends
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Information exchange, hub and spoke arrangements and collusion” – Rhonda L Smith and Arlen Duke; “Reinvigorating the trade and commerce power” – Anthony Gray; “Could Canadian-style interest arbitration work in Australia?” – Anthony Forsyth; “The duty to act in the best interests of the public entity – a regulatory analysis” – Marco Bini; and “Issues at the end of a franchising relationship” – Andrew Terry and Maree Chetwin. There is also an editorial and an Insurance Law section.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “The payment of dividends: Legal confusion, complexities and the need for comprehensive reform in Australia” – Stephen Alevras and Jean du Plessis; “The financial literacy of young Australians: An empirical study and implications for consumer protection and ASIC’s National Financial Literacy Strategy” – Paul Ali, Malcolm Anderson, Cosima McRae and Ian Ramsay; and “The possession and materiality of information in insider trading cases” – Juliette Overland. There is also a Directors’ Duties section: “Directors’ fiduciary duties in the Western Australia Supreme Court – again” – Rosemary Teele Langford.
The last Part for 2013 of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes an article by Verity Quinn and Rosannah Healy about the current state of Pt IIIA of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and the benefits of Australia having a national third party access regime. Also in this Part are the following section notes: Access to Services, Administration and National Competition Policy, Consumer Protection, Energy Etchings, Comments from Commerce, Benchmarks and Reports from Europe, North America and Russia.
The latest Part of ABLR includes the following articles: “Consumer leases and consumer protection: Regulatory arbitrage and consumer harm” – Paul Ali, Cosima McRae, Ian Ramsay and Tiong Tjin Saw; “Wrestling with Giants – a critical account of supermarket power and competition law in Australia and the United Kingdom” – Madeline Taylor; and “Bounty hunters, whistleblowers and a new regulatory paradigm” – Vivienne Brand, Sulette Lombard and Jeff Fitzpatrick. There is also an Editorial and a Company Law and Securities section note.