This Special Issue of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice (JBFLP) is produced in collaboration with the BFSLA Academic Committee, focusing on the theme of “Finance Law: Global and Regional Challenges”. It includes the following articles: “Regulating financial institution culture: Reforming the regulatory toolkit” – Ann Wardrop, David Wishart and Marilyn McMahon; “Bitcoin: Consumer protection and regulatory challenges” – Louise Parsons; “Small amount credit contract reforms in Australia: Household survey evidence and analysis” – Gill North; “Making prudence: Consumer credit and twin peaks, a comparison of Australia and South Africa” – Gail Pearson; and “Ad impossibilia nemo tenetur – on the recent attempts to harmonise the law of intermediated securities” – Matteo Solinas. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Insolvency Law and Management; United Kingdom and Europe; Singapore and South East Asia; and an Editorial note by the Guest Editors.
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 AJCCL includes the following articles: “Australian Competition and Consumer Commission priorities” – Rod Sims; “Does it matter what the hypothetical consumer knows? An analysis of ACCC v TPG” – Haylene Treisman; and “A snuggle for survival – the paradox of section 44ZZRD(3)(c): Restricting co-operation may mean restricting competition” – Marianna Parry and Richard Hobson. Also in this part are the following sections: Authorisations and Notifications; Consumer Protections; Case note; What if…; Consumer Concerns; Report from Africa, Report from Europe; and Report from Latin America.
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Pieter Badenhorst as a brand new South Africa 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. Pieter Badenhorst is currently ...more
By Pierre De Vos The following paragraphs are extracted from a comment published in the June 2012 issue of the Public Law Review.* Former Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai is reported to have told then American President Richard Nixon in 1972 that it was “too early” to assess the implications of the French revolution of 1789. ...more
The June 2012 issue of the Public Law Review publishes an edited version of the 2011 Sir Anthony Mason Lecture given by The Hon Justice Susan Kiefel AC entitled “Proportionality: A rule of reason” as well as three interesting articles: “Jurisdictional error after Kirk: Has it a future?” by The Hon Justice John Basten; “Judicial review of the administration of parliamentary elections” by Graeme Orr and “An obituary for s 25 of the Constitution” by Anne Twomey. There is also a “Comments” and “Developments” section.
The last Part of the first Volume of the Property Law Review includes articles on covenants as regulation, township leasing on Aboriginal land, Europe, human rights and land law in the 21st century and the non-restoration of land in South Africa.