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LIJ April 2008

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Cover Story

Insuring safe landings

By Patrick Boardman

Cover story

Feature Articles

Law reform

CLCs lead on law reform
Despite pressure from the former government, research shows CLCs have been instrumental in achieving change to poor laws and their administration.

By Liz Curran


Defining ‘temporary absence’
The termination of an employee is fraught with difficulties, especially if illness and injury are involved.

By Emma Goodwin


Figuring it out
Buyer and seller beware: the tax laws relating to earnout arrangements and issuing shares for assets are complex.

By Reynah Tang and James Farrell

Market power

Not such a great bargain
Amendments to the Trade Practices Act that are intended to attack predatory pricing by large corporations may have unintended effects on consumers’ access to goods and services at lower prices.

By Dugald McWilliams

Personal responsibility

Preserve thyself! Recreation can be dangerous
The “value” of personal responsibility for an individual’s safety has re-emerged in recent court cases.

By Michael McNamara

Capital gains tax

The new small business tax landscape
Two new Acts give small businesses ways of separating the wood from the trees of capital gains tax concessions.

By Simon Tisher


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All contributions and letters to the editor to be addressed to: Managing editor, Carolyn Ford, Law Institute of Victoria Ltd, GPO Box 263, Melbourne 3001. Tel: (61 3) 9607 9319. Mob: 0406 004 935. Fax: (61 3) 9607 9451. Email: Views expressed by contributors are not necessarily endorsed by the Law Institute of Victoria. No responsibility is accepted by the Institute, the editor or the printers for the accuracy of information contained in the text and advertisements.

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