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LIJ September 2009

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Cover Story

Fantastic figures: Online sports competitions post IceTV v Nine

Despite tight control of performance statistics by sports' governing bodies, the High Court has potentially opened the way for unlicensed promoters to use this information in their own online fantasy competitions.

By James Paterson

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Feature Articles

A centre of excellence in ADR

Alternative Dispute Resolution

A centre of excellence in ADR

Developing an ADR strategy with a clear focus on mediation has enhanced VCAT's capacity to provide cost-effective resolution of disputes.

By Judge Iain Ross AO

Acquired brain injury: The hidden disability

Mental inpairment

Acquired brain injury: The hidden disability

Identifying clients who may be suffering from an acquired brain injury is the first step towards providing them with more effective advice and representation.

By Rachael Freeland

Breaking the franchising rules... but not the franchise agreement

Franchising

Breaking the franchising rules... but not the franchise agreement

Franchising operations have been made more secure by a 2008 High Court decision, but uncertainty remains about when a franchise agreement can be terminated for non-compliance with the mandatory code.

By Leigh Mallon

Protecting the family: Improved intervention orders

Family violence

Protecting the family: Improved intervention orders
As its name suggests, the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 aims to better protect family members and make perpetrators more accountable for their violent actions.

By Kristin Shergold

 



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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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