The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes an Editorial by Professor Bob Baxt AO regarding various recent developments. It also contains the following articles: “Retention of old titles: Pre-PPSA retention of title agreements and unfair preferences” – Chris Pearce; “Injunctions restraining the enforcement of letters of credit and performance guarantees: The Australian experience” – Thanuja Rodrigo; and “Data and information collected by genetically modified organism suppliers: For whose benefit? – Charles Lawson. Also in this Part is the following section: Company Law and Securities: “Judicial recognition of indirect causation and shareholder class actions” – Michael Legg and Madeleine Harkin.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “Insolvencies, bailouts and resolutions: Dealing with banks when the music stops” – Ayowande A McCunn; “Filling the capital gap: The financing case for crowdsourced equity funding in Australia” – Jason Zein; and “Marshalling, the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 and third party securities: Highbury and Szepietowski – New applications of enduring principles” – Hon WMC Gummow AC and JGH Stumbles. Also in this Part is a Forum article: “Crowd sourced equity fundraising convergence, the public and the private” – Daren Armstrong and the following Sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Securities and Mortgages; and Recent Publications,
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes articles discussing insider trading and the “Chinese wall” defence, security interests within the Personal Property Securities Act 2009, standard of proof required in merger cases following Metcash, and procurement, social enterprises, co-operatives and public service. There is also a Contracts and Restitution section, the New Zealand Newsletter and two book reviews.
The September 2012 issue of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice publishes articles on a wide range of topics related to banking and finance law, including the characterisation of PPSA security interests, the duties of bank customers in minimising fraudulent or unauthorised account transactions, five different categories of cheque fraud and the High Court of Australia’s decision in Equuscorp. Also included in this Part are a range of Section Notes, including Banking Law and Banking Practice, Financial Markets, Securities and Mortgages, Recent Publications and reports from Tokyo and the United Kingdom and Europe.