Not just a few bad apples: why APRA should have done more

Scott Donald PhD CFA examines the Banking Royal Commission’s report about APRA’s failings as regulator and the Commissioner’s recommendations for change.

Tackling modern slavery now a matter of legal compliance

A closer look at the new laws Australia has introduced at both State and Federal level to prevent slavery in corporate supply chains. By AMY…

Concealing a complex problem

This article examines the vexed moral and legal questions surrounding the offence of concealing a serious indictable offence. By THOMAS SPOHR.

New tenancy reforms strengthen the rights of domestic violence victims

An outline of new tenancy reforms allowing victims of domestic violence to end their tenancies immediately without liability. By KELLIE McDONALD.

Amended security of payment regime set to bring more clarity to building and construction disputes

In the coming months there will be important changes to the way the security of payment regime operates in NSW. By ANDREW BAILEY.

Personal Property Securities: getting the fundamentals right

Understanding the basics of the Personal Property Securities Act will assist practitioners to spot situations where it might operate. By AMELIA HAGLEY and ADAM WALDMAN.

The Constitutional limits of NCAT’s jurisdiction

Clients need to be advised of the Constitutional limits of NCAT’s jurisdiction so that alternative remedial avenues may be pursued. By RICHARD MCCULLAGH.

Powers of Attorney – an ‘enduring’ source of liability for solicitors

A discussion of Reilly v Reilly [2017] NSWSC 1419 and restrictions on Powers of Attorney imposed by the general law. By GREG COUSTON and TONY…

High Court: March 2019

Reporting and analysis of the latest key judgments from the High Court of Australia. By ANDREW YUILE.

Federal Court: March 2019

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By DAN STAR QC.