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LIJ Jan/Feb 2005

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Shrinkwraps, clickwraps and webwraps: The overseas experience
Despite their benefits for suppliers and customers alike, shrinkwrap, clickwrap and webwrap licences can have unexpected legal implications for the unwary.

By Gordon Hughes and Ian Oi

Feature Articles

A tale of action, suspense and drama: Village Roadshow’s buy-back scheme
The experience of Village Roadshow, in its two failed attempts to have a share buy-back scheme approved by the Supreme Court, sounds a warning to companies and their legal advisers about the pitfalls in presentation of such schemes to shareholders.

By James McConvill

Code Red: Personal liability of directors for their company’s tax debts
Company directors need to be vigilant in managing tax risks if they wish to avoid being personally liable for the tax defaults of their company.

By Dr Gerry Bean and Jonathon Sprott

Limiting liability: the third way
In late 2003, the state government introduced the Partnership (Capital Venture Funds) Act which provides for incorporated limited partnerships. This is the third type of partnership provided for by the Partnership Act 1958 and it has distinctive features.

By Angelo Veljanovski

Modernising justice - IT and the Supreme Court
Victorian Supreme Court Chief Justice Marilyn Warren has outlined her vision for incorporating the latest in information technology into the operations of the Supreme Court.
Workplace relations: Changes on the way
The return of the Howard government is expected to result in substantial changes to workplace relations, including the reduction of workplace relations regulation of small business and the encouragement of agreement-making.

By Mark Yorston and Joel Townsend

 



Publications Department

(for LIJ (Law Institute Journal) and LIV Directory and Diary inquiries only) Tel:(61 3) 9607 9319 Fax:(61 3) 9607 9451 Email: CFord@liv.asn.au Managing editor: Carolyn Ford. Sub-editor/publications coordinator: Mary Kerley. Journalist: Karin Derkley. Sub-editor/proofreader: Libby Brown. Art director: Katherine Alexander. Editorial & administrative assistant: Sophie Suelzle. Advertising: Lisa Crowle.

 

Editorial committee

Chair: Gerry Bean Members:  Tony Burke, Geoff Gronow, Melissa Macken, Chris Molnar, Cameron Ross and Carolyn Ford.

 

Editorial policy

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: CFord@liv.asn.au. 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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