The latest Part of the Tort Law Review includes a great range of material to interest everyone. The topics covered include a brief history of accident law, difficulties with the “leaky building syndrome”, legal liability for misstatements in employment, maritime intervening causation cases, traumatised secondary victims, and much more!
Part 3 of Volume 86 of the Australian Law Journal includes articles covering such diverse topics as the importance of the rule of law, the statutory elements of the definition of “ship” in the Admiralty Act 1988 and the evolving office of the NSW Attorney General. Also in this Part are a range of section notes including Current issues, Conveyancing and property, Family law, International focus, Recent cases and Book reviews.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes several interesting pieces. The first article comes from Alexandra Whelan and provides an assessment of the law regarding proprietary rescission. The second article is by He Wei Ping and provides an overview of the means available for foreign banks to enter the Chinese banking sector. The sections cover a diverse range of topics including class actions against banks for exception fees, requests for court assistance under the UNCITRAL Model Law and the new Canadian not-for-profit corporations statute, plus much more.
The first Part of Volume 20 of the Insolvency Law Journal includes articles on tenants’ moratoria under the Corporations Act and relief against forfeiture; an update on trends in personal insolvency in Australia; and duty for directors to avoid insolvent trading in Singapore. There is also a Recent developments section, a book review and a Report from New Zealand.
The second Part of Volume 29 of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal presents six articles on different issues surrounding coal seam gas. Rosemary Lyster looks at CSG in the context of global energy and climate change scenarios; Laura Letts considers the amendments to the Qld Water Act in the context of CSG production; Katherine Owens focuses on Strategic Regional Land Use Plans; Tim Poisel makes the case for better strategic planning and regulation for CSG exploration and production in NSW; Alan Randall looks toward a risk management framework for CSG; and Dr Nicola Swayne analyses the current regulatory approaches to CSG projects in Qld. Not to be missed!
The March 2012 issue of the Journal of Law and Medicine is a special issue on umbilical cord donation and banking, with the relevant articles covering development of stem cells from umbilical cord blood and blood banking, religious perspectives on umbilical cord blood banking, the line between public and private cord blood banking, racially conditional donation and the ethical, legal and social implications of umbilical cord blood banking. Also included in this Part are articles and sections on pandemic planning, euthanasia, medical ethics, homeopathy, plus much more!
The latest issue of the Family Law Review includes articles on the drafting and use of affidavits in the Family Court and judges receiving evidence directly from children. Also in this Part are four sections: the Child Support Update discusses departure prohibition orders and departure authorisation certificates, Family Dispute Resolution focuses on capacity to mediate, International Family Law analyses immigration issues impacting upon children and the Recent Cases section includes case notes on six recent decisions.
The first Part of Vol 23 of the Public Law Review includes articles on tribunal rule-making, terrorism threat assessments and the appointment of the first Australian-born Governor-General. Also in this Part are two Comments on the vote to keep proportional representation in New Zealand and judicial review with relation to the Victorian Charter. There is also a Developments section.
The first Part of Volume 32 of The Queensland Lawyer includes an article on recently made proposals for law reform on jury directions and jury selection by the Queensland Law Reform Commission and sections covering a diverse range of topics including Commonwealth criminal matters in the Magistrates Courts, long term exposure to asbestos, jurisdictional error, reform of guardianship laws, plus much more.
The March 2012 issue of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes three articles and several sections on various interesting issues related to Competition and Consumer Law. The articles range from discussions of the new enforcement powers and remedies of the Australian Consumer Law, to how the new provisions of the Consumer Law apply to the legal profession, to promoting a more diverse and competitive supermarket sector. The sections list includes Access to services, Tribunal Tableaux, Economic(s) matters and Report from Europe, plus much more!
The latest issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal contains three interesting articles covering the topics of the contributions of the Centro case to the evolution of the law of directors’ duties towards a more managerial model; the nature of the role of the listed public company board in Australia and the United States; and related party transactions in New Zealand.
The latest issue of the Australian Tax Review includes three articles on various aspects of Australian tax law, including the imposition of Australian tax on capital gains derived by non-resident taxpayers, the worldwide changes that have taken place in relation to transfer pricing regulation and enforcement, and the legislative origin of present entitlement in Australia. As this Part is the last in the volume it also includes an editorial on the politics and practicalities of tax in 2011.
The Winter 2011 issue of Workplace Review contains interesting material on a wide range of topics relating to workplace legislation. The Part includes articles on right of entry provisions, the approach to remedies for unfair dismissals, the recent decision in Laing O’Rourke (BMC) Pty Ltd v Kirwin and a look at the planking craze and what it means for the workplace, plus much more.
The first part of Volume 22 of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes articles on monetary remedies for patent infringement and copyright in computer-generated work in Australia. There is also a book review and a Topic of Interest about E & J Gallo Winery v Lion Nathan Australia Pty Ltd.
Court Orders for Child Support Other than in Periodic Amounts: Payment of Child Support in a Lump Sum By Ken McWhinney* Part VII, Div 5 of the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 (Cth) (the Assessment Act) provides, upon application to the court by the carer entitled to child support or the liable parent, a mechanism …more
The March 2011 issue of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law (formerly known as the Trade Practices Law Journal) includes interesting articles on the Australian Consumer Law, the balance between consumer protection and business freedom and the issue of geographic price discrimination. There are also several interesting sections, including Access to Services, Tribunal Tableaux and Reports from Europe and New Zealand.
The March 2011 issue of the Insolvency Law Journal contains articles on the enforceability of ipso facto clauses, debt restructuring procedures and the impact on creditor rights and the tracing of misappropriated funds in a liquidation. There are also recent developments and a Report from New Zealand.
The March 2011 issue of the Journal of Law and Medicine contains (among other things) articles on the decision to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment, the professional obligations of medical administrators in Australia, intellectual property issues in relation to benefit-sharing the influenza virus through the World Health Organization, patent-linkage issues in India, use of TASERs in Australia, abortion laws in Queensland and issues of surrogacy.
The March 2011 issue of The Australian Law Journal contains a range of section notes on topics such as Aboriginal sentencing, contempt of court issues, easements, Kosovo’s declaration of independence, and the negligence of solicitors in preparing wills. It also features an articles from Chief Justice Robert French on comparative legal systems, and articles on family law and compulsory acquisition.
The March 2011 issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal contains notes and articles on ASIC disclosure, oppression and winding-up orders, financial advisers’ duty of care and insight into developments in mergers and takeovers law in Malaysia, among other topics.