The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Licensee versus trespasser: Hill v Tupper resuscitated” – Oscar S Han; “Regulation and private property: The cautionary tale of Ukraine” – Paul Babie; Consumer Issues: “It’s a new day, it’s a new dawn, it’s a new life … : PEXA, electronic conveyancing, and consumers” – Lynden Griggs; Strata and Community Title: “Tragedy of the anticommons?” – Michael Kleinschmidt; New Zealand: “Are resource consents property? – Ongoing issues” – Thomas Gibbons; Singapore: “Recent developments: Resulting trusts, common intention constructive trusts, proprietary estoppel and equitable accounting” – Kelvin Low; Queensland: “Sharing your home in Queensland: Host, landlord or innkeeper?” – Sharon Christensen and WD Duncan; South Australia: “The meaning of ‘residential tenancy agreement’ in South Australia: Schaffer v Usca” – Paul Babie; Western Australia: “Recent developments: Boarders and lodgers; real estate agents code of conduct; priority between unregistered interests; the Oswal saga” – Eileen Webb.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “The doctrine of extinguishment: And then there was Congoo” – MA Stephenson; “Section 51(xxxi): A ‘constitutional guarantee’ to disappoint property owners” – Paulina Fishman; “The Crown and possessory title of Torrens land in South Australia” – Paul Babie; Singapore: “Recent developments: Islamic charitable trusts, implied easements, compulsory acquisition, and laches as a defence to an action for an account” – Kelvin Low; Queensland: “Taking reasonable steps to verify identity – When are further inquiries necessary to meet the standard?” – Sharon Christensen; “Changes to the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Qld)” – Bill Dixon.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Will ADR improve the Australian Taxation Office’s dispute resolution processes?” – Christopher Budd; “Accommodating common mental health issues in mediation” – Rebekah M Doley; “Mediation in the coal-seam gas industry: Improvements made for local stakeholders to grant a social licence” – Danelle Gagliardi; “Was that said with a smile? Factors influencing effective online negotiations” – Claire Holland and Dr Donnalee Taylor; “Should you “lay bare your soul”? The shifting landscape of mediation privilege in New Zealand” – Nina Khouri; “Competing dispute resolution clauses: Arbitration over litigation in Singapore?” – Jasmine Sze Hui Low; and “ADR in VCAT’s guardianship and residential tenancies lists: Room for improvement?” – Claire Thurstans. It also contains Case Notes: “Suing your mediator for negligence; and mediation media watch” – David Spencer.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following content: “Requiring proof of individual reliance to establish causation in disclosure-based shareholder class actions: The role of principle and policy” – James Argent; “Equitable subrogation of banks and other secured creditors for the recovery of statutory employee entitlements: A ‘new class of case’ or simply a different perspective?” – Dr Garry J Hamilton; “‘The easy way or the hard way’: Should directors cooperate with regulators?” – Emily Rumble; and the following sections: Corporate Governance, Corporate Responsibility and Law – Professor Jean Jacques du Plessis: “Barbarians at the gate? Activist investors and s 249N of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)” – Jason Harris; and Overseas Notes: Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia: “Modernising company law: The Singapore experience” – Pey-Woan Lee and Christopher Chen.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Conscience and unjust enrichment” – Robert Boadle; “Singapore flags avenue of appeal against plain-packaging tribunal’s ruling on jurisdiction” – Tom Clarke; and “Law vs history: The bill of rights 1688 or 1689?” – David Clark. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Constitutional Law; International Focus; Personalia; Overseas Law; and Recent Cases.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following articles: “A cadastral system approach to environmental protection: A focus on Australia” – Melkamu B Moges; and “Old meets new: The rule in Shropshire’s case and the Torrens system” – Glen Anderson. Also included in this Part are the following sections: Strata and Community Title: “Equitable jurisdiction of body corporate adjudicators” – Michael Kleinschmid; Consumer Issues: ” My home is my castle: Does this principle yield when I block your view or shade the sun’s rays from you?” – Lynden Griggs; Singapore: “Recent developments around leases: Non-derogation and quiet enjoyment; Evidence Act and tenancy by estoppel; remedy of distress” – Kelvin Low; South Africa: “The South African land registration system: A case involving fraud” – PJ Badenhorst; Queensland: “Modifying easements: Living in the past” – Stephen Lumb; South Australia: “Vendors’ statements, the right to cool off and remedies: Le Cornu and Kurda v Place on Brougham Pty Ltd” – Paul Babie; and Western Australia: “Recent developments: Selling off the plan (a warning for developers); Retirement Villages Act amendments; adverse possession” – Eileen Webb and Pnina Levine.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following articles: “The Court of Claims and the resolution of informal land claims in New South Wales 1833-1835” – Shaunnagh Dorsett; and “The durability of title: An appraisal of recent developments in Australian real property law” – Paul Babie. Also in this Part are the following sections: Strata and Community Title: “Body corporate legal practice: Potential pitfalls for lawyers” – Michael Kleinschmidt; Consumer Issues: “The consumer and virtual or digital property: Is this an oxymoron?” – Lynden Griggs; New Zealand: “Developments in unit titles” – Thomas Gibbons; Singapore: “Legislation and case law developments: Damages, easements, caveats, trusts and proprietary estoppel” – Kelvin Low; South Africa: “Expropriation of “old order” mineral rights in South Africa: The Constitutional Court has its say (twice)” – Pieter Badenhorst; New South Wales: “The problem of successive vexatious caveats revisited” – Jennifer Stuckey-Clarke; and Queensland: “Balancing information disclosure and “red tape”: Queensland’s proposal for seller disclosure” – Sharon Christensen.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “The enforcement of international arbitral awards in the Asia-Pacific region – a comparative study of recent cases” – Jaclyn Smith; and “An analysis of dispute review boards and settlement mediation as used in the Australian construction industry” – Stephanie Duffy and James Duffy. Also in this Part are Reports on three cases: Eccles v Koolan Iron Ore Pty Ltd (No 3); Grave v Blazevic Holdings; and Kell & Rigby Holdings Pty Ltd v Lindsay Bennelong Developments Pty Ltd.
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Kelvin Low as a brand new Singapore Section Editor for Property Law Review. As part of an ongoing enhancement project, we are commissioning a range of new sections to bring subscribers property law insights from academics and practitioners around Australia and internationally. Kelvin Low is Associate Professor ...more
The latest Part of the Public Law Review publishes three Comments and three Articles of interest to readers. The first Comment is by Gabrielle Appleby and Matthew Stubbs who look at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The second Comment comes from Shubhankar Dam and focuses on Tan Eng Hong v Attorney-General in Singapore. The final Comment is by Vergil Narokobi who looks at Parliament testing the supremacy of the Constitution in PNG. In the first article, Justin Gleeson SC asks what is left of Cole v Whitfield. The second article is by Dean R Knight and considers the amenability of private incorporated bodies to judicial review in New Zealand. The final article comes from Fiona Wheeler and looks at extra-judicial activity by High Court justices. There is also a Developments section.