The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “‘Why Not Litigate?’ – The Royal Commission, ASIC and the Future of the Enforcement Pyramid” – Michael Legg and Stephen Speirs; “The Lawfulness of the Dismissal/Termination of an Employee Who Has Expressed ‘Unwelcome’ Religious Views” – Anthony Gray; “Online Auctions and Consumer Protection in the United Kingdom and Australia: The Value of Transparency” – Jodi Gardner and Kanchana Kariyawasam; and “The Legal Implications of E-commerce for the Australian Franchise Sector” – Zhanna Kremez, Kanchana Kariyawasam and Lorelle Frazer. Also in this Part are the following sections: Consumer Protection: “Penalising the Inclusion of Unfair Terms in Standard Form Small Business Contracts – A Critical Analysis” – Mark Lewis; Industrial and Workplace Relations Law: “Small Business and Unfair Dismissal: A Review of the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman’s Proposed Reforms” – Victoria Lambropoulos; and Book Review: “The Legitimacy and Responsiveness of Industry Rule-making”, by Karen Lee – Reviewed by Rob Nicholls.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes tributes to the late Professor Bob Baxt AO. It contains the following articles: “Pre-contractual Due Diligence by Franchisees and Independent Small Business Buyers” – Lorelle Frazer, Jenny Buchan, Scott Weaven, Binh Tran-Nam and Anthony Grace; “The Enterprise Risk Theory of Vicarious Liability” – Anthony Gray; and “Lessons for Market Definition from Air Cargo” – Rhonda L Smith and Arlen Duke. It also contains the following sections: Competition and Consumer Law – Brent Fisse; and Book Review.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Circular priority conundrums – cutting the Gordian knot” – Bruce Whittaker; “Extraterritorial application of Pt IV of the Competition and Consumer Act” – Ian B Stewart; and “Businesses are people too? Anomalies in widening the ambits of “consumer” under consumer credit law” – Franci Cantatore and Brenda Marshall. Also in this Part are the following sections: Competition Law and Market Regulation; Commercial Litigation; and Contracts and Restitution.
The May 2011 Issue of the Australian Tax Review includes interesting articles on the difficulties of taxing trust income after the High Court decision in FCT v Bamford, the role of context in the construction of statutes and the amended concessions to small business for capital gains tax. This issue also includes a book review of Australia’s Future Tax System: The Prospects After Henry by Chris Evans, Richard Krever and Peter Mellor.