The latest Part of the Tort Law Review includes the following articles: “Genetic risks, disclosure and foreseeable harm: An unanswered question after ABC v St George’s Healthcare” – Michael Fay; “Contribution rights between tortfeasors – what is the ‘same damage’?” – Victoria Stace; and “The King can still do no wrong: A critical perspective on the Crown’s private law duty of care in Canada” – Jasmine van Schouwen.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Corporate governance survey of resources companies” – John Chandler and Barbara Gordon; “Breach reporting: Some difficult issues to consider” – Andrew Eastwood; and “The disclosure of equity derivatives in Australia” – Alexandra Eggerking.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Small amount loans and the Consumer Credit Legislation Amendment (Enhancements) Act 2012” – Andrew J Serpell; “Thinking outside the square – alternative approaches to the protection of employee entitlements” – Helen Anderson; and “Conflicting (public) interests affecting disclosure: Section 19 examinations, legal professional privilege and public interest immunity” – Emily Rumble. Also included in this Part are the following sections: Directors Duties: “Stakeholder interests – balancing or considering?” – Rosemary Langford; and Company Law: “Responsibilities of the board of directors: A research note” – Ian Ramsay and Reegan Grayson Morison.
The second Part of Volume 32 of The Queensland Lawyer publishes an article by Dr Bill Dixon which examines the recently introduced Neighbourhood Disputes Resolution Act 2011 (Qld) with particular focus on the interrelationship of the disclosure obligations imposed by the Act with the operation of standard contractual warranties in Queensland. Also included in this Part are several section notes, including Conveyancing and property law, Health and guardianship law, Tort law, Book reviews, Reports and much more.
The first Part for Volume 28 of the Building and Construction Law Journal contains an article discussing the assessment of the measure of damages for building defects and a review of decisions since the Tabcorp case providing guidance on the position of the courts and building tribunals. There are also two cases reported: K & J Burns Electrical Pty Ltd v GRD Group (NT) Pty Ltd and John Holland Pty Ltd v Walz Marine Services Pty Ltd.
Is the accessibility of information on the WWW disrupting the foundation and rationale of the patent system of disclosure in exchange for grant of a patent?
By Eliza Jane Saunders. This article considers the reliability of information sourced through the internet and looks at how some of the major patent offices around the world use information disclosed on the World Wide Web (WWW) as a source of prior art information in the examination of patent applications.