The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Sir Leo Finn Bernard Cussen: The Centenary of a High Court Tragedy – Part 2” – Paulina Fishman; “The Evolution from Strict Liability to Negligence: When And Why? – Part 1” – Anthony Gray; and “The Land and Environment Court of New South Wales: A Very Short History of an Environmental Court in Action” – Hon Justice Brian J Preston. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Admiralty and Maritime; Around the Nation: Western Australia; Class Actions; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the tribute: “Professor Robert (Bob) Baxt AO” – Ruth Baxt; and the following articles: “Australian Regulation of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology in Banking and Finance” – Annabelle Simpson; “Disclosures and Reporting of Financial Derivatives: Evidence from Australia’s S&P/ ASX 50 Listed Firms” – Tony Ciro and Bulend Terzioglu; “Voluntary Arrangements and the “Clean Slate” Mess” – Paulina Fishman; and “Deposit Insurance: Friend or Foe?” – Crosby Radburn. Also in this Part are the following sections: Commercial and Financial Law; Insolvency Law and Management; and New Zealand.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “The doctrine of extinguishment: And then there was Congoo” – MA Stephenson; “Section 51(xxxi): A ‘constitutional guarantee’ to disappoint property owners” – Paulina Fishman; “The Crown and possessory title of Torrens land in South Australia” – Paul Babie; Singapore: “Recent developments: Islamic charitable trusts, implied easements, compulsory acquisition, and laches as a defence to an action for an account” – Kelvin Low; Queensland: “Taking reasonable steps to verify identity – When are further inquiries necessary to meet the standard?” – Sharon Christensen; “Changes to the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Qld)” – Bill Dixon.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “Raiders of the secured asset: The doctrinal rationalisation for the liquidator’s lien or charge over a secured asset post-Stewart v Atco” – Nicholas A Tiverios; and “The conundrum of phoenix activity: Is further reform necessary?” – Anne Matthew; and the following section notes: Recent Developments: “Corporate sureties surely risky” – Paulina Fishman; “Floundering around the phoenix: Is it possible to use court proceedings effectively?” – David Morrison; and Report from New Zealand: “Determining the start date of the single transaction calculation under s 292(4B) of the Companies Act 1993 (NZ) and s 588FA of the Corporations Act (Cth)” – Lynne Taylor.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “Expert determination: Misconception and misapplication” – AA de Fina; and “An unacceptable wait for acceptance” – Paulina Fishman; and Reports for the following cases: PPK Willoughby v Eighty Eight Construction; Mahony v Queensland Building Services Authority; Valorne Pty Ltd v Building Appeals Board; and Kellett Street Partners Pty Ltd v Pacific Rim Trading Co Pty Ltd.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Australian competition law still trips over barriers to entry” – Paulina Fishman; and “Proposals for an ACCC makeover” – Frank Zumbo. It also includes the following section notes: Access to Services, Defective Goods, Snapshots, Commission Cameos, Economic(s) Matters, Report from Africa and Report from India.
The latest Part of AJCCL publishes two articles and several section notes on a wide range of subjects. The first article comes from Nick Seddon and discusses government exemption from Australian competition and consumer law. The second article, from Dave Poddar, examines whether there should be changes to the ACCC’s informal merger clearance process. The section notes canvass such topics as collective bargaining, liability of sales agents employed by a separate entity, competition and consumer rule-making, China’s energy sector, Russian anti-monopoly legislation, plus much more!