The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes articles articles on the Federal Court’s exclusive jurisdiction under the Bankruptcy Act, whether leave of court is required to appeal against a decision in favour of a company in voluntary administration or liquidation, the relationship between the early English bankruptcy Acts and current Australian law and Shakespeare’s influence on contemporary perceptions, and whether s 420A of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) imposes “strict liability” upon a controller for the failure of an agent or expert to take reasonable care. There is also a Recent Developments section, a book review and a Report from New Zealand.
The first ever issue of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes several interesting articles and sections on a wide range of topics. There are articles on the importance of early identification of issues in litigation, efficiency and cost in different legal cultures, security for costs against impecunious plaintiffs and preliminary discovery, discovery to identify a party and non-party discovery. There is also a book review and a Comments section. This new journal is not to be missed!
The latest issue of Workplace Review contains many interesting articles and sections exploring such topics as employer responses to natural disasters, adverse action, State government wages policies, interpreting the Fair Work Act and protected industrial action. There is also a book review, an interview with Justice Boland and a Vale for Roderick Pitt Meagher QC, plus much more.
The latest issue of the Public Law Review is filled with interesting articles and section notes on an impressive range of subjects. These include, but are not limited to, WTO challenges to the Australian scheme for plain tobacco packaging, the right to protest in New Zealand, the 2009 amendment to the Native Title Act and English and Australian experiences of “the Crown”.