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 Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Deterring Corporate Crime through the Use of Deferred Prosecution Agreements: An Analysis of the Proposed Australian Deferred Prosecution Agreement Regime” – Mark Lewis; “Bail, Risk and Law Reform: A Review of Bail Legislation across Australia” – Lorana Bartels, Karen Gelb, Caroline Spiranovic, Rick Sarre and Shannon Dodd; and “A Spoiled Mixture: The Excessive Favouring of Police Discretion over Clear Rules by Queensland’s Consorting Laws” – Carmel O’Sullivan and Mark Lauchs. Also in this Part is an Editorial on re-thinking non-parole periods; Phillips’ Brief: “A Brief History of Art, Fraud and the Framing of Law” – Dr Saskia Hufnagel; From the CDPP: “The (Ir)Relevance at Sentence that a Matter Could Have been Dealt with Summarily: The NSWCCA’s Recent Examination of this ‘Principle'” – Suzanne Martinez; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “A tribute to Ron Bannerman, the father of Australian competition law” – Graeme Samuel AO; “Supermarket private labels: Consumer dream or nightmare in disguise?” – Mark Lewis; “Section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act: The need for change” – James Laman and Marina Nehme; and “Politics and the administration of the Australian competition and consumer law” – Hank Spier. Also in this part are the following sections: Access to Services; Case Notes; Snapshots; Economic(s) Matters; Report from New Zealand; and Odds and Ends.