With the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry now underway, the Company and Securities Law Journal’s (C&SLJ) just published Special Issue on Customer Protection in the Financial Services Industry (Volume 35 Part 7) is timely. In his editorial, Bob Baxt spoke of being “overwhelmed” by the number of court cases ...more
Company and Securities Law Journal update: Vol 35 Pt 7 (Special Issue: Financial Services Protections)
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Whither Customer Protection in Financial Services?” – M Scott Donald; “Regulating for Fairness in the Australian Funds Management Industry” – M Scott Donald; “Fairness and Financial Services: Revisiting the Enforcement Framework” – Pamela Hanrahan; “The Fairness Rationale for Customer Advocacy in the Financial Sector” – Dimity Kingsford Smith; and “Suitability” – Gail Pearson. This issue also includes the following section: Editorial; Special Issue on Protections in the Financial Services Industry – Robert Baxt AO.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following content: “Public Roads in Queensland: Where Statute and the Common Law Intersect – Part 2” – Chris Boge; and the following Sections: Conveyancing and Property Law: “Body Corporate Caretaker Disputes” – Gavin Handran and Maxwell Walker; Criminal Law: “Covert Frustration of the Right to Silence” – Andrew West; Industrial Law: “Workplace Health and Safety v Z Group Pty Ltd  QMC 12” – Dr Kristy Richardson; and Book Reviews. There is also a Report on the the following case: Glasson v Toll Holdings Ltd (Procedure, Workers’ Compensation).
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Value judgment in company law cases” – R I Barrett; “Corporate law, the courts and corporate personality” – J C Campbell; “Independence of directors affiliated with substantial shareholders: Issues of law and corporate governance” – Pamela Hanrahan and Tim Bednall; and “How should regulators deal with entrenched company executives?” – Liam Brynes and Larelle Chapple.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Officers’ liability for mandatory corporate disclosure: Two paths, two destinations?” – Tim Bednall and Pamela Hanrahan and “Directors’ statutory and general law accessory liability for corporate wrongdoing” – Justice Ashley Black. There is also a Takeovers and Public Securities section note: “Lock up devices in recapitalisation proposals: Lessons from Billabong” – Alberto Colla.