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Risk Management Today, Issues 15 & 16 now available on LexisNexis Online

by Desanka.Vukelich 8. December 2011 17:00

Issues 15 and 16 (November and December 2011) of the Risk Management Today newsletter offer the following articles:

  • ‘Demystifying risk: Issues v risks’, by Harry Rosenthal, Regis & Partners Pty Ltd
  • ‘Tax and risk – build a bridge and get over it!’, by David Drummond, KPMG Corporate Tax
  • ‘Rugby World Cup 2011 – the game of risk management’, by Samantha Ford, Adarna Consulting
  • ‘Reducing your employees’ and contractors’ risks on the road’, by Ian Luff, Motivation Australia Pty Ltd

The expert panel also reviews the year that was:

  • ‘ISO 31000 – still misquoted and misunderstood’, Jean Cross, UNSW
  • ‘When risk paradigms collide – the dark heart of our troubled PPPs’, by Christine Lithgow, Contracts Australia
  • ‘Failing to keep pace with change – the biggest risk of all’, by Todd Davies, Todd Davies and Associates
  • ‘2011: On the road to global disaster?’, by Dr Carl A Gibson and Susan Furness, La Trobe University

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Australian Banking & Finance Law Bulletin, Vol 27 Issue 5 now available on LexisNexis Online

by Desanka.Vukelich 8. December 2011 10:08

Issue 5, Volume 27 of the Australian Banking & Finance Law Bulletin includes the following:

  • In Brief: David Richardson of HWL Ebsworth Lawyers summarises the William Co-Buchong v Citigroup Pty Ltd case
  • Amanda Bull of Thynne & Macartney asks, ‘Fixtures and the PPSA 2009: fuzzy logic?’
  • Graeme Howatson of Clayton Utz presents stage two of the ‘Future of financial advice’
  • And Anthony Lo Surdo SC, Barrister, introduces new books

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Insolvency Law Bulletin, Vol 12 Issue 4 now available on LexisNexis Online

by Desanka.Vukelich 8. December 2011 10:00

 

Issue 4, Volume 12 of the Insolvency Law Bulletin contains the following articles:

  • The Editorial Panel wraps up 2011 with ‘Year in Review’, and ‘The Eye on Insolvency’ also focuses on the events of the year
  • Paul B Lewis of the Center for International Law, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, examines the American approach to executor contracts of intellectual property in the US
  • David Richardson of HWL Ebsworth Lawyers and Anthony Lo Surdo SC of Wentworth/Selborne Chambers offer a digest of the Re Colorado Group Ltd case
  • A letter to the editor broaches the subject of the ATO’s treatment of insolvent taxpayers
  • David Brown of Adelaide Law School and Monika Gajic of Finlaysons give us ‘PPSA Part 2 – Key implications for leases, other “deemed security interests” and liens’
  • And the PPSA Agony Aunt throws light on some knotty questions

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Annotations to the ASX Listing Rules is now available

by Desanka.Vukelich 21. October 2011 10:02

Annotations to the ASX Listing Rules is now live and available to customers

 

We are pleased to announce that Annotations to the ASX Listing Rules (ANNLR) is now live and available to customers. 

ANNLR is an essential online companion to the ASX Listing Rules, providing comprehensive practical guidance on the day-to-day regulatory requirements, obligations and application of the ASX Listing Rules.

In particular, the product uniquely delivers the following to a customer’s workflow:

  1. Waivers database
  2. Increased functionality
  3. Depth of annotations

 

Release Schedule

 

The decision has been made to release ANNLR in staggered form, to allow users to access the available material now.

 

  • Chapters 1 - 7:  Launched
  • Chapter 9:  November 14
  • Chapters 8, 14, 15 and 19:  November 28
  • Chapters 10, 17 and 19:  December 12
  • Chapters 11 and 12:  December 16

No annotations are required for Chapters 13, 16 and 20.

 

 

Key features

 

  • Comprehensive content – the only product to provide practical, hands on guidance on the application of the ASX Listing Rules, going beyond a mere explanation or description.
  • Intuitive functionality – includes a table of waivers allowing subscribers to easily locate a relevant waiver by reference to the ASX Listing Rules, company name, waiver number or date of issue.
  • Topical expertise – written by top practitioners with extensive experience, providing valuable insight into regulatory policy and procedure.
  • Extensive links – further research is facilitated with links to and from the relevant ASX rulebooks, ASX waivers, full text of cases, legislation, and more.
  • Relevant and current content – frequent online updates ensure currency

 

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Service 38 of Bankruptcy Law and Practice released

by Desanka.Vukelich 29. September 2011 10:08

Service 38 of Bankruptcy Law and Practice has been released.

Updates to this Service are as follows:

Commentary

The following chapters have been reviewed and updated:

• Chapter 2: Bankruptcy Practice in the Federal Court of Australia

• Chapter 3: Bankruptcy Practice in the Magistrates’ Court of Australia

• Chapter 5B: Superannuation

• Chapter 5C: Taxation

• Chapter 10: Bankruptcy Notices

• Chapter 16: Committees of Inspection

• Chapter 40: Offences

• Chapter 42: Service

Legislation

• Bankruptcy Regulations Schedule 1 Form 1 has been reissued

• Bankruptcy (Registration Charges) Act 1997 has been removed

• Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) (Amount of Charge Payable) Determination 2010 has been superseded by Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) (Amount of Charge Payable) Determination 2011

• Transitional Provisions of the Evidence Act 1995 have been removed

• Bankruptcy (Fees and Remuneration) Determination 2010 (No 2) is amended by Bankruptcy (Fees and Remuneration) Determination 2010 (No 2) Amendment Determination 2011 (No 1)

Forms

The following forms have been updated:

• Form 6 reissued

• Form 8 reissued

• Form 14 issued

• Form 18 reissued

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Service 37 of Kelly and Ball's Principles of Insurance Law released

by Desanka.Vukelich 29. September 2011 10:04

Service 37 of Kelly and Ball’s Principles of Insurance Law has been released.

In Service 37, the authors updated the following chapters to reflect recent developments in case law, policy and legislation:

 

• Chapter 5

— Updated [5.0040] “The final contract”

— Updated [5.0040.15] “Terms not drawn to the insured’s attention”

— Updated [5.0110] “Terms imposing obligations or creating conditions precedent to liability”

— Updated [5.00110.1] “Warranties”

— Updated [5.00110.10] “Are there ‘special’ rules in relation to warranties?”

— Updated [5.0120] “Conditions precedent”

— Updated [5.0130] “Breach of warranty”

— Updated [5.0210] “Election: suggested limits to its application”

— Updated [5.0290.10] “Third principle: take account of the main object or commercial purpose of the contract”

— Updated [5.0330] “A special approach to insurance contracts?”

 

• Chapter 11

— Updated [11.0010] “Scope of this chapter”

— Updated [11.0060] “Obligations on authorised insurers”

— Updated [11.0060.5] “Appointment of auditor and actuary”

— Updated [11.0070] “Investigations”

— Updated [11.0120] “Review of decisions”

— Updated [11.0361] “Investigations and winding up”

— Updated [11.0362] “Carries on insurance business”

— Updated [11.0363] “Licences”

— Updated [11.0364] “Conditions of Licence”

— Updated [11.0365] “Actuaries”

— Updated [11.0366] “Statutory Funds of Life Insurers”

— Updated [11.0367] “Prudential’s supervision by Reserve Bank”

— Updated [11.0368] “Winding up and statutory management”

 

• Chapter 15

— Chapter 15 has undergone a complete rewrite

 

Cross-references to Australian Insurance Law Annotated have been added to paragraphs in Chapters 5 and 11

 

• The How to Use guide card has been updated

• A consolidated index has been provided

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Service 19 of Australian Insurance Law (Annotated) released

by Desanka.Vukelich 29. September 2011 09:57

Service 19 of Australian Insurance Law (Annotated) has been released.

Updates to this Service are as follows:

Legislation:

• Medical Indemnity Act 2002 amended by:

— Human Services Legislation Amendment Act 2011 No 32

• Medical Indemnity Regulations 2003 amended by:

— Human Services Legislation Amendment Regulations 2011 (No 1) No 120

Codes of Practice:

• Financial Ombudsman Service – Terms of Reference inserted

Practice Notes:

• Insurance Enquiries and Complaints – Practice Note: Exchange of Information removed

• Insurance Enquiries and Complaints – Practice Note: Non-disclosure and Misrepresentation removed

• Practice Note No 2: PN2 Dispute Handling Processes and Information Exchange inserted

• Practice Note No 3: PN3 Surveillance and Recording Evidence inserted

• Practice Note No 4: PN4 Systemic Issues Procedures inserted

Commentary:

• The Current Issues guide card has been updated with the following article:

— Will UK Insurance Law Reform Overtake Australian Marine Insurance Reform?

• The Insurance Contracts Act 1984 annotations have been updated:

— Annotations to ss 26, 45, 48 and 54 have been updated

• The Marine Insurance Act 1909 annotations have been updated:

— Annotations to ss 45 and 61 have been updated

• The Overview of the Aviation Insurance guide card has been updated

Also in this service:

• The Publisher’s Note and Preface have been updated

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Australian Corporation Law ASIC Releases: Service update 194 now online

by Desanka.Vukelich 22. September 2011 16:38

Service update 194 (September 2011) of the Australian Corporation Law ASIC Releases service is now available online.

Additions include:

  • New Regulatory Guides: RG 226 Guidance on ASIC market integrity rules for capital and related requirements: ASX and ASX 24 markets; and RG 227 Over-the-counter contracts for difference: Improving disclosure for retail investors
  • New and updated Information Sheets
  • New Reports: REP 244 Response to submissions on CP 161 Proposed ASIC market integrity rules for capital and related requirements: ASX, ASX 24 and Chi-X markets; and REP 245 Review of general insurance claims handling and internal dispute resolution procedures

 

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Australian Corporation Practice Update 96 Released

by Desanka.Vukelich 1. September 2011 10:59

Australian Corporation Practice service update 96 is now available.

The following chapters have been reviewed and updated:

  • Chapter 7, Preparation and Content of the Constitution, and Chapter 8, Alteration of the Constitution by Alastair Macphee, Special Counsel, DLA Piper, Melbourne.
  • Chapter 9, Share Capital, and Chapter 10, Membership and Shareholders' Rights by Jeremy Low and Caspar Conde, Allens Arthur Robinson.
  • Chapter 11, Maintenance of Capital by Jeremy Low and Eve Regnard, Allens Arthur Robinson.
  • Chapter 18, Managed Investment Schemes by Glenda Hanson, Special Counsel, Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Sydney.
  • Chapter 23, Voluntary Administration by Ray Mainsbridge, Blake Dawson, Sydney.
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Latest Issue of Australian Insurance Law Bulletin released

by Thomas Gaffney 30. August 2011 09:48

The latest issue of the Australian Insurance Law Bulletin has been released.


Subscribers' attention is drawn to the following articles in particular:


Vero Insurance Ltd v QBE Insurance (Australia) Ltd considered

Sam Adair WENTWORTH CHAMBERS


Court revisits basis for challenging FOS decisions

Lisa Noris TURKS LEGAL


Update on the proposed changes to the Insurance Contracts Act

Rehana Box and Crystal Lawton BLAKE DAWSON


Cyberbullying — where does a school’s duty of care end?

Alex Kohn MAKINSON & D’APICE


Sparking a divide in defining “damage” in business interruption claims?

Ray Giblett and Jessica Kinny GADENS LAWYERS


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