The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Investigating the goodwill issue in franchising: An exploratory analysis” – Maurice Roussety, Lorelle Frazer and Evan Douglas; “Registration errors, priority rules and the policy behind the PPSA: In pursuit of certainty or fairness?” – Linda Widdup; “Misleading premium claims” – Stephen Corones; and “Forensic accounting: Professional regulation of a multi-disciplinary field” – Jeanette Van Akkeren, Sherrena Buckby and Julie-Anne Tarr. Also in this Part are the following sections: Competition Law and Market Regulation: “Recent successes for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission” – Robert Baxt AO; Company Law and Securities: “Assessing the capabilities of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and other issues” – Robert Baxt AO.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “Turning to Chapter 11 to foster corporate rescue in Australia” – Ahmed Terzic; “Corporate rescue in the United Kingdom: Past, present and future reforms” – Paul J Omar and Jennifer Gant; and “Does CIP remuneration provide value for money?” – Jennifer Dickfos; and the following section notes: Recent Developments: “Maritime law and insolvency law: averting collisions?” – Scott Butler, Rosalind Mason and Michael Murray; “Forging or shaping the fundamentals around the PPSA in Australia?” – David Morrison; and Report from New Zealand: “Consumer repossession reform in New Zealand” – Sascha Mueller.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Faulty refinancing: Subrogation, Torrens and the PPSA” – Hon W M C Gummow AC and J G H Stumbles; and “Interpreting statutes and contracts: A distinction without a difference?” – Jacinta Dharmananda and Leon Firios. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Qld; Crime and Evidence; Personalia; Overseas Law; Around the Nation: NT; Admiralty and Maritime; Corporations and Securities; Recent Cases; Book Reviews; and an Obituary for John Toohey.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “Agricultural security interests under the PPSA” – Matthew Broderick and Nick Humzy-Hancock; and “It might be yours there but it’s not down here: Issues arising under the PPSA in cross-border transactions” – Stephanie Derrington. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Commercial and Finance Law; Wealth Management; Insolvency Law and Management; Recent Publications; Tokyo; United Kingdom and Europe; and Canada.
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following articles: “Critical examination of the principles for determining whether trade marks are deceptively similar: A quest for more predictable decision making” – Janice Luck; “Intellectual property rights and the PPSA: Challenges for interest holders, creditors and practitioners” – Francina Cantatore; and “Copyright duration in Australia: 1869 to 2014” – Catherine Bond and Graham Greenleaf.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “Applicable law in letters of credit transactions” – Hang Yen Low and Keith Uff; “Why the Australian finance industry should pay closer attention to chattel paper” – Nicholas Mirzai and Paul Richter; and “Pacific injustice and instability: Bank account closures of Australian money transfer operators” – Ken C Ooi and Ross P Buckley. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Tax and Stamp Duty; Commercial and Finance Law; Insolvency Law and Management; Recent Publications; Tokyo; and Canada. There is also a Q&A with the General Editor of JBFLP Gregory Burton SC about the 25th anniversary of the Journal and a Forum response about Australian policymakers and crowdfunding.
The latest part of C&SLJ includes the following articles: “Tracing under the PPSA” – Matthew Broderick; “Statutory directors’ duties, the civil penalty regime and shareholder ratification: What role does the public interest play?” – Isuru Devendra; and “Continuous disclosure and good faith” – Sulette Lombard and Jessica Viven. There is also a Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility section note providing an analysis of companies’ business objectives by Reegan Grayson Morison and Ian Ramsay.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “Protecting the prepaying buyer of goods from the seller’s insolvency” – Dr Rasiah Gengatharen; “Vesting of personal property in insolvency under the PPSA” – Matthew Broderick and David Morrison; and the following sections: “Recent Developments: Treatment of costs of litigation in liquidation and bankruptcy” – Dr Oren Bigos; and “Report from New Zealand: Recent decisions under the Personal Property Securities Act 1999 (NZ)” – Lynne Taylor.
The latest Part of JBFLP includes the following articles: “Arbitrating financial “star wars”” – Bryan Pape; “Improving the ability of guarantors to make a real choice: Lenders’ practices in taking third party guarantees” – Denise McGill and Nicola Howell; and “Dealings in collateral under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) – in search of a “harmonious whole”” – Bruce Whittaker. Also included in this Part are the following sections: “Banking law and banking practice”; “Securities and Mortgages”; “Commercial and Finance law”; “Insolvency Law and Management”; “Recent Publications”; and “United Kingdom and Europe”.
The August 2013 issue of the Australian Business Law Review includes two interesting articles. The first comes from Caron Beaton-Wells and discusses the forthcoming review by the ACCC of its immunity policy for cartel conduct. The second article is by Anthony Duggan who focuses on chattel paper, one of the categories of personal property identified in the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth). There is also an editorial and a book review.