The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Value judgment in company law cases” – R I Barrett; “Corporate law, the courts and corporate personality” – J C Campbell; “Independence of directors affiliated with substantial shareholders: Issues of law and corporate governance” – Pamela Hanrahan and Tim Bednall; and “How should regulators deal with entrenched company executives?” – Liam Brynes and Larelle Chapple.
The September 2012 issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes an article by Gill North considering the provisions that prohibit misleading or deceptive conduct, with a particular focus on company disclosure matters, and an article by Helen Anderson, Michelle Welsh, Ian Ramsay and Peter Gahan which utilises leximetric analysis, which involves the numerical coding of the strength of legal protections, to show changes in levels of shareholder and creditor protection in Australia for the period 1970 to 2010. There is also a Securities Industry and Managed Investments section note which looks at statutory novation of contracts.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes an interesting mix of articles and section notes covering a wide range of topics. The first article comes from Geoff Lindsay SC and focuses on the history of contract law in NSW and its broader implications for Australian law. The second article, by Brendan Lim, looks at the case for hypothetical jurisdiction in civil proceedings. The final article is by Paul Miller and questions the benefits of shareholder class actions to the shareholders themselves.
The last issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal for 2011 includes articles on personal liability for corporate disclosure problems and the truth about limited liability with relation to equity investors in a unit trust. There is also a Corporate insolvency section discussing shadow directors and Buzzle v Apple, and a Corporate finance section discussing mining joint ventures and the legal infrastructure of sukuk structures.