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LIJ December 2008

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Cover Story

Black and Black

Dark day for financial agreements
Binding financial agreements present legal practitioners with a serious liability risk, the extent of which may not be apparent for decades.

By Paul Staindl and Lisa Bradley

Cover story

Feature Articles

Case management

Banking on County Court’s New Division

The County Court is committed to settling commercial disputes fairly, as cheaply as possible and in the minimum time.

By Judge Maree Kennedy

Money laundering

Barricade your firm

Legal practitioners need to be pro-active in understanding and reducing money laundering and terrorist financing risks.

By Paddy Oliver


For the court's eyes only

What does an implied undertaking not to use compulsorily acquired documents for any purpose other than for the relevant action really mean and can it be modified?

By Gabi Crafti

Company reinstatement

Seeking personal injury damages: company reinstatement or the insurer?

Can a plaintiff claiming personal injury damages proceed under s601AH(2)(1) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) against a deregistered company by seeking the latter’s reinstatement, rather than under s601AG against the insurer?

By John Munro and Andrew Phillips

Land registration

Torrens system still holds the title

As a land management tool, the Torrens system for real property dealings remains true to its original objective.

By Dr Paul White


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Editorial committee

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