The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Investigating the goodwill issue in franchising: An exploratory analysis” – Maurice Roussety, Lorelle Frazer and Evan Douglas; “Registration errors, priority rules and the policy behind the PPSA: In pursuit of certainty or fairness?” – Linda Widdup; “Misleading premium claims” – Stephen Corones; and “Forensic accounting: Professional regulation of a multi-disciplinary field” – Jeanette Van Akkeren, Sherrena Buckby and Julie-Anne Tarr. Also in this Part are the following sections: Competition Law and Market Regulation: “Recent successes for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission” – Robert Baxt AO; Company Law and Securities: “Assessing the capabilities of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and other issues” – Robert Baxt AO.
The latest part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Resistance to the teaching of ADR in the legal academy” – Pauline Collins; “Landing in the right class of subject to contract agreements” – David Spencer; “Tipping the scales – to what extent does the presence of power imbalances detract from the efficacy of principled negotiation?” – John Woodward; “A theory of interest-based dispute management in business format franchising” – Courtenay Atwell; “Zombie mediations” – Dr Rhain Buth; and “Using conflict coaching to support people to develop a secure mind in relation to conflict” – Karen Prime.
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 ABLR includes two interesting articles. The first comes from Stephen Corones and Thomas Galloway and considers the uncertainty surrounding the scope of the best interests duty which forms part of the Government’s Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms. The second article comes from Julie-Ann Tarr and considers the extent of private insurance cover and its availability to volunteers under home and contents insurance and under comprehensive motor vehicle insurance. There are also several section notes in this Part, including Privacy, Franchising, Consumer Dealings, and Company Law and Securities.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review publishes the following articles: “A step too far in consumer credit protection: Are external dispute resolution schemes wielding the sword of Damocles?” – Franci Cantatore and Brenda Marshall; “Advertising by professions and the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)” – Anthony Gray; “Do deep pockets have a place in competition analysis?” – Rhonda L Smith and David K Round; and “How likely is “likely”? Metcash, counterfactuals and proof under s 50” – Daniel McCracken-Hewson. There is also a Consumer Dealings section and a Franchising section.
The August 2011 issue of the Australian Business Law Review contains several interesting pieces on a range of topics. There are articles on the use of infringement notices by ASIC for alleged continuous disclosure contraventions, the Australian doctrinal position against the backdrop of good faith, the effect of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) on the Sale of Goods exceptions and much more.