The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “‘Why Not Litigate?’ – The Royal Commission, ASIC and the Future of the Enforcement Pyramid” – Michael Legg and Stephen Speirs; “The Lawfulness of the Dismissal/Termination of an Employee Who Has Expressed ‘Unwelcome’ Religious Views” – Anthony Gray; “Online Auctions and Consumer Protection in the United Kingdom and Australia: The Value of Transparency” – Jodi Gardner and Kanchana Kariyawasam; and “The Legal Implications of E-commerce for the Australian Franchise Sector” – Zhanna Kremez, Kanchana Kariyawasam and Lorelle Frazer. Also in this Part are the following sections: Consumer Protection: “Penalising the Inclusion of Unfair Terms in Standard Form Small Business Contracts – A Critical Analysis” – Mark Lewis; Industrial and Workplace Relations Law: “Small Business and Unfair Dismissal: A Review of the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman’s Proposed Reforms” – Victoria Lambropoulos; and Book Review: “The Legitimacy and Responsiveness of Industry Rule-making”, by Karen Lee – Reviewed by Rob Nicholls.
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.
The March 2012 issue of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes three articles and several sections on various interesting issues related to Competition and Consumer Law. The articles range from discussions of the new enforcement powers and remedies of the Australian Consumer Law, to how the new provisions of the Consumer Law apply to the legal profession, to promoting a more diverse and competitive supermarket sector. The sections list includes Access to services, Tribunal Tableaux, Economic(s) matters and Report from Europe, plus much more!