The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Deterring corporate wrongdoing: Penalties, financial services misconduct and the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)” – Helen Bird and George Gilligan; “The adequacy of ASIC’s “tool kit” to meet its obligations under corporations and financial services legislation” – Vicky Comino; “The Australian Sports Commission’s “Governance Reform in Sport” discussion paper and voting rules in corporate constitutions” – Robert D Macdonald and Ian Ramsay. This issue also includes the following sections: Directors’ Duties – Rosemary Teele Langford: “Should the statutory business judgment rule apply to directors’ compliance decisions?” – Tim Connor.
A special issue on commercial surrogacy features in the December 2015 issue (Vol 23, Pt 2) of the Journal of Law and Medicine. In an introductory note to the special issue, Chief Judge John Pascoe of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia comments that the: fundamental issue for any community in relation to surrogacy is ...more
The latest Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Emerging legislative regimes for regulating carbon capture and storage activities in Australia: To what extent do they facilitate access to procedural justice?” – Guy J Dwyer; “The scope of a 2015 climate change agreement: A mixed top-down/bottom-up approach to achieve universal participation” – Anna Celliers; “Regulatory obesity, the Newman diet and outcomes for planning law in Queensland” – Philippa England; and “The way forward: Are further changes to Australian water governance inevitable?” – Maureen Papas.
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation Law and Practice publishes the following articles: “Project management in legal practices: Practical lessons from the e-Discovery workflow” – Tomoyuki Hachigo; “Playing fair: When advocates’ immunity is out of court” – Linda Haller; “Class action settlement in Australia: A regulatory work in progress?” – Anna Harley; and “Client legal privilege, discovery and Expense Reduction in the information age” – Michael Legg. There is also a Comments section.
The March Part of the Journal of Law and Medicine contains a range of articles and sections covering such broad topics as coronial law and practice, voluntary euthanasia, restriction of liberties of people with impaired capacity, Australian mental health legislation, medical practitioner regulation, manufacturers’ liability for pharmaceutical drugs, ethical, legal and social issues surrounding surrogacy law, sexual misconduct by health practitioners, sexual violence in armed conflict, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioner regulation, health system privatisation directives, and much more!
The December 2013 issue of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes the following articles: “Free to claim asylum? Australia’s protection of refugee women” – Bernice Carrick; “The hidden influences that limit governmental independence: Controlling the Ombudsman’s apparent independence” – Brogan Elliot; “Plaintiff M47/2012: Not just “a case about a regulation”” – Hannah M Martin. There is also a case note and a book review.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “Kable and the validity of s 15 of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW)” – Jean M Hamilton-Smith; and “Monetary value: The “least worst” proxy for vulnerability in regulation of construction contracting?” – Matthew Bell and Ravindu Goonawardene. There is also a book review and Reports for the following cases: St Hilliers Construction Pty Ltd v Fitzpatrick Investments Pty Ltd; Thiess Pty Ltd v MCC Mining (Western Australia) Pty Ltd; and Phillips v Tobias Partners Pty Ltd.
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 JBFLP includes the following articles: “The persistence of equitable doctrines with respect to the law relating to personal property securities: Assessing the impact of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth)” – Nicholas Mirzai; “Imposing proprietary interests in insolvencies” – Richard Calnan; “Covered bonds: Their introduction and regulation in Australia” – Alicia Back; “Case note: Wingecarribee Shire Council v Lehman Brothers Australia Ltd (in liq)  FCA 1028” – Lesa Bransgrove. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice, Commercial and Finance Law, Insolvency Law and Management, Recent Publications, Tokyo and New Zealand.
The latest Part of AJCCL includes two articles and several section notes. The first article comes from Thomas Jones and Andrea Kennedy and considers the High Court’s recent decision in Fortescue Metals’ long running application for access to rail infrastructure in the Pilbara region under Pt IIIA of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth). The second article is by Sally Andersen and examines predatory lending and various attempts made throughout its long history to prevent or regulate it. The section notes include Consumer Protection, Telecommunications, Energy Etchings, Reports from Europe and North America, plus much more!