The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Value judgment in company law cases” – R I Barrett; “Corporate law, the courts and corporate personality” – J C Campbell; “Independence of directors affiliated with substantial shareholders: Issues of law and corporate governance” – Pamela Hanrahan and Tim Bednall; and “How should regulators deal with entrenched company executives?” – Liam Brynes and Larelle Chapple.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Discretion and the rule of law in the criminal justice system” – Justice M J Beazley AO and Myles Pulsford; “In defence of McCracken: A response to “Why do courts cut back on statutory remedies provided by parliament under corporate law”” – Nishad Kulkarni; “Recourse to contractual context reaffirmed” – Brent Michael and Derek Wong; and “The intoxication defence: Toward a better understanding of current doctrine and reform” – Kenneth J Arenson. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Recent Cases; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal publishes the following articles: “Demanding a change: Time to act on statutory demands” – Colin Anderson and Catherine Brown; “Enforcing rights under the PPSA: Honestly and in a commercially reasonable manner” – Susan Colley; and “Development of bankruptcy process in the late Republic and its relationship to modern bankruptcy” – Michael Quilter. There is also a Recent Developments section and a Report from New Zealand. Not to be missed!
The February issue of ABLR contains an interesting mix of articles and sections covering a range of topics. The first article comes from Thanuja Rodrigo and discusses the Australian divergence from English law in matters restraining demands under on-demand guarantees. The second article by Nicholas Mavrakis and Michael Legg, examines the US Dodd-Frank whistleblower reforms and concerns regarding the bounty provisions.Also included are Banking and finance, Company law and securities and Competition law and market regulation sections.