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.
The August 2013 Part of C&SLJ includes the following articles: “Directors’ fiduciary duties and oppression in closely-held corporations” – Ryan J Turner; “A year with the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth): The Personal Property Securities Register, amendment demands and judicial proceedings” – Nicholas Mirzai; and “Equitable remedies for participation in a breach of directors’ fiduciary duties: The mega-litigation in Bell v Westpac” – Dan Butler. Also included are the following sections: Current Developments: Legal and Administrative, Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance, Takeovers and Public Securities,
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal publishes the following articles: “PPSA and construction law” – Matthew Broderick; “Common exclusions to liability caps in construction contracts: Gross negligence, fraud and wilful misconduct” – Roman Rozenberg and Cameron Ross; and “Subsequent purchasers and defective buildings: Making a case for greater clarity in Australia” – Rami Marginean. There is also a Report: Cordon Investments Pty Ltd v Lesdor Properties Pty Ltd.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal publishes the following articles: “Demanding a change: Time to act on statutory demands” – Colin Anderson and Catherine Brown; “Enforcing rights under the PPSA: Honestly and in a commercially reasonable manner” – Susan Colley; and “Development of bankruptcy process in the late Republic and its relationship to modern bankruptcy” – Michael Quilter. There is also a Recent Developments section and a Report from New Zealand. Not to be missed!
The June 2012 Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes articles on minimising risks to covered bondholders, preventing the release of commercially-sensitive information under the PPSA, the Basel Accord’s capital adequacy regime and managing insolvency risk in New Zealand’s settlement before interchange payments system. There are also several section notes including Banking law and banking practice, Securities and mortgages and Recent publications.
The final Part for 2011 of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes several interesting articles across a range of issues, including the new Product Disclosure Statement regime, personal property securities legislation in Australia, Canada and New Zealand, the case of Goodridge v Macquarie Bank and novation of (syndicated) loan agreements and an analysis of the rule in Inglis, the law of equity and new trends, plus much more.