The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Directors’ Duties to Respect Human Rights in Offshore Operations and Supply Chains: An Emerging Paradigm” – Riana Cermak; and “Consumer Protection and Life Insurance Claims” – Andrew J Serpell. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “Harmful Phoenix Activity and Disqualification from Managing Corporations: An Unenforceable Regime?” – Jasper Hedges, Helen Anderson, Ian Ramsay and Michelle Welsh; and New Zealand – Gordon R Walker: “McIntosh v Fisk  NZSC 78: New Zealand’s Largest Ponzi Scheme and the Liquidator’s Clawback Powers: The Supreme Court Decision” – Trish Keeper.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “Financial counselling and the self-represented debtor in the Federal Circuit Court bankruptcy list: An analysis of a recent pilot service” – Paul Ali, Lucinda O’Brien and Ian Ramsay; and “Deeds of company arrangement and secured creditors” – David Morrison; and the following section notes: Recent Developments: “Never mind the law: Just hurry up and collect more tax! the ATO persists with unnecessary litigation” – David Morrison; Report from New Zealand: “Recent personal insolvency decisions” – Lynne Taylor; and a Book Review: “Insolvent Investments” – review by Michael Murray and Jason Harris.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “A quick fix? Credit repair in Australia” – Paul Ali, Lucinda O’Brien and Ian Ramsay; “Giving competition a sporting chance? The role for antitrust laws in promoting competition from new sporting leagues in Australia and the United States” – Danielle Wood; “The case against “French J’s arsonist”” – Katharine Kemp; and “Implied terms in contracts: Australian law” – J W Carter and Wayne Courtney.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “The payment of dividends: Legal confusion, complexities and the need for comprehensive reform in Australia” – Stephen Alevras and Jean du Plessis; “The financial literacy of young Australians: An empirical study and implications for consumer protection and ASIC’s National Financial Literacy Strategy” – Paul Ali, Malcolm Anderson, Cosima McRae and Ian Ramsay; and “The possession and materiality of information in insider trading cases” – Juliette Overland. There is also a Directors’ Duties section: “Directors’ fiduciary duties in the Western Australia Supreme Court – again” – Rosemary Teele Langford.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Asset lending, unconscionable conduct and intermediaries” – Denise McGill; “Certainty and the ISDA credit derivative determinations committees” – G P Craddock; and “Whither a unified approach to the functional dimension of market definition: Why Metcash was the one that got away” – Josh Buckland. Also included in this Part are the following section notes: Banking and Finance: Financial literacy and financial decision-making of Australian secondary school students – Paul Ali, Cosima McRae and Ian Ramsay; Competition Law and Market Regulation: Strategic entry deterrence: Does it constitute a misuse of market power? – Stephen Corones; Contracts and Restitution: The High Court considers the meaning of “reasonable endeavours”: Electricity Generation Corp v Woodside Energy Ltd – Troy Keily; and New Zealand Newsletter: Frustration of contract in the New Zealand Supreme Court – Rex Ahdar.
The latest Part of ABLR includes the following articles: “Consumer leases and consumer protection: Regulatory arbitrage and consumer harm” – Paul Ali, Cosima McRae, Ian Ramsay and Tiong Tjin Saw; “Wrestling with Giants – a critical account of supermarket power and competition law in Australia and the United Kingdom” – Madeline Taylor; and “Bounty hunters, whistleblowers and a new regulatory paradigm” – Vivienne Brand, Sulette Lombard and Jeff Fitzpatrick. There is also an Editorial and a Company Law and Securities section note.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes articles on the corporate veil and whether it is a rebuttable presumption of independence, the US fraud-on-the-market theory and its applicability in Australian law, direct investment by State-owned enterprises in Australian public companies and the regulation of Australia’s credit card industry.
The February issue of ABLR contains an interesting mix of articles and sections covering a range of topics. The first article comes from Thanuja Rodrigo and discusses the Australian divergence from English law in matters restraining demands under on-demand guarantees. The second article by Nicholas Mavrakis and Michael Legg, examines the US Dodd-Frank whistleblower reforms and concerns regarding the bounty provisions.Also included are Banking and finance, Company law and securities and Competition law and market regulation sections.
The final Part for Volume 39 of the Australian Business Law Review includes articles on increased private enforcement of cartel laws in Australia, deductibility of interest and the evolution of Australia’s harmonised OHS laws. There is also a Competition Law and Market Regulation section and a Banking and Finance section.
The March 2011 issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal contains notes and articles on ASIC disclosure, oppression and winding-up orders, financial advisers’ duty of care and insight into developments in mergers and takeovers law in Malaysia, among other topics.