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Australian Business Law Review update: Vol 49 Pt 2

The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: 

  • An Impending "Avalanche": Debt Collection and Consumer Harm After COVID-19 – Lucinda O’Brien, Vivien Chen, Ian Ramsay and Paul Ali
  • A New Worker Category under the Personal Service Income Regime in Australia – Christina Allen

Also in this Part are the following sections: 

  • Editorial – Michael Terceiro
  • Commercial Litigation: "Federal Court Opens Door to Pre-trial Oral Discovery in Australia" – Michael Legg
  • New Zealand Newsletter: "Reckless Trading Makes Its DEBUT in the New Zealand Supreme Court" – Matthew Berkahn and Lindsay Trotman
  • Competition Law and Market Regulation: "Merger Movements: International Co-ordination of Merger Clearance Policy" – Rob Nicholls


Building and Construction Law Journal update: Vol 37 Pt 1

The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: 

  • Raising Consumer Confidence in Residential Apartment Buildings – The New South Wales Pillar 1 Reforms – Laina Chan
  • Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW) – Hon Robert McDougall QC

Also in this Part are the following sections: 

  • Editorial: "Protecting the Public from Unsafe or Otherwise Defective Residential Buildings – Recent Reforms"
  • Reports on the following cases: Tianqi Lithium Kwinana Pty Ltd v MSP Engineering Pty Ltd (No 2); Mistrina Pty Ltd v Australian Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd; Civil Contractors (Aust) Pty Ltd v Galaxy Developments Pty Ltd; and MTR Corporation (Sydney) NRT Pty Ltd v Thales Australia Ltd


Company and Securities Law Journal update: Vol 38 Pt 6

The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes an Editorial as well as the following articles: 

  • The Future of Clearing and Settlement in Australia: Part I – The Current System – Christian Chamorro-Courtland
  • A Civil Law Solution to the Social Licence to Operate and Directors' Duties Conundrum in Australia – Julia Dreosti, Bimaya De Silva and Katie Walsh
  • Is There Underenforcement of Corporate Criminal Law? An Analysis of Prosecutions under the ASIC Act and Corporations Act: 2009–2018 – George Gilligan and Ian Ramsay


Insolvency Law Journal update: Vol 29 Pt 3

The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following article: 

  • Receivership: A New Direction – Myles Bayliss

Also in this Part are the following sections:

  • Editorial – Dr David Morrison
  • Recent Developments: "Back to Basics – s 588FA, Corporations Act: Is a Diminution of a Company’s Assets a Pre-condition to the Existence of a Preference? The Mischief of the 'Doctrine of Ultimate Effect' Exposed" – Dr Garry J Hamilton; "CATSI Act Insolvency Reform" – Mary Wyburn; and "Likelihood of Insolvency and the Duties of Directors in the European Directive on Restructuring and Insolvency" – Sérgio Coimbra Henriques
  • New Zealand Report: "The New Zealand Court of Appeal’s Take on Insolvent Trading: Yan v Mainzeal Property and Construction Ltd (in liq)"
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