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Equity, Restitution & Fraud

Equity, Restitution & Fraud

(LexisNexis Butterworths, Sydney, 2004), xlvi + 491 pp


Judicial citation list available on request      

Reviewed:                   

Lawyers Weekly June 10, 2004 www.lawyersweekly.com.au

(2004) 23 University of Qld Law Journal 258

(2004) 32 Australian Business Law Review 452

(2005) 33 Australian Business Law Review 158

(2005) 79 Law Institute Journal 72
 

Academic citation list available on request:

Educational Lending Right 2006/2007 Program:             49 copies in Australian Public Libraries

Educational Lending Right 2007/2008 Program:             50 copies in Australian Public Libraries

Educational Lending Right 2008/2009 Program:             50 copies in Australian Public Libraries

Educational Lending Right 2009/2010 Program:             38 copies in Australian Public Libraries

Commercial Equity: Fiduciary Relationships

Commercial Equity: Fiduciary Relationships

(Butterworths, Sydney, 1995)  xxxi + 358 pp


Judicially cited:

High Court of Australia

Roxborough v Rothmans of Pall Mall Ltd (2001) 208 CLR 516
Pilmer v Duke Group Ltd (in liq) (2001) 207 CLR 165.
Concut Pty Ltd v Worrell (2000) 176 ALR 693.
Bridgewater v Leahy (1998) 194 CLR 457.
Breen v Williams (1996) 186 CLR 71:

Federal Court of Australia

University of Western Australia v Gray (No 20) [2008] FCA 498
(17 April, 2008)
Doolan v Dare [2004] FCA 682 (17 April 2004)
Gartner v Ernst & Young (No 2) (unrep. 8 Dec. 2003, Mansfield J).
National Mutual Property Services (Australia) Pty Ltd & Ors v Citibank
Savings Ltd (unrep. 28 May 1998, Lindgren J).
Tresize v National Australia Bank Ltd (unrep. 22 January 1999, French J)
Bulun Bulun v R & T Textiles Pty Ltd (1998) 157 ALR 193, Von Doussa J
Compaq Computer Australia Pty Ltd v Merry (1998) 157 ALR 1, 23 Finkelstein J
National Mutual Property Services (Aust) Pty Ltd v Citibank Securities Ltd (unrep. 28 May 1998 Lindgren J)
Hughes Aircraft Systems International v Air Services Australia (1997) 146 ALR 1, Finn J
C-Shirt Pty Ltd v Barnett Marketing and Management Pty Ltd (1996) 37 IPR 315, Lehane J
ASC v AS Nominees Ltd (1995) 62 FCR 504, Finn J

NSW – Court of Appeal

Harris v Digital Pulse Pty Ltd (2003) 44 ACSR 390

NSW Supreme Court

McEvilly v Maneti Quinlan and Associates Pty Ltd (unrep. 1 July, 1998, Einstein J)
Allstate Explorations NL & Ors v Beaconsfield Gold & Ors [1999] 39 (10 February 1999, Master Macready).

Queensland Court of Appeal

Richardson v Radford (unrep. 24 December 1996, McPherson JA)

Queensland Supreme Court

Daniels Corporation International Pty Ltd v Australian Waste Services Pty Ltd (unrep. 26 June 2003, Atkinson J).

Victorian Supreme Court

Victoria University of Technology v Wilson & Ors [2004] 33 (18 February 2004, Nettle J).
Re an Appln for directions by Lofthouse (as liq of MML Management Ltd (in liq)) (unrep, 15 August 2002, Hansen J).
Disctronics Ltd & Ors v Edmond & Ors (unrep.23 October 2002, Warren J).
Ali v Hartley Poynton Ltd (unrep. 16 April 2002, Smith J).
MML Management Limited (in liq) [2002] 330 (15 August 2002, Hansen J).
Yunghanns v Elphic Pty Ltd [2000] 1 VR 113
King v Lintrose Nominees Pty Ltd (unrep. 17 Sept. 1999, Byrne J)
Farrow Finance Company Ltd (in liq) v Farrow Properties Pty Ltd (unrep. 26 Feb, 1998, Hansen J)

Western Australian Supreme Court

Fico v O’Leary [2004] WASC 215 (11 October, 2004)
The Bell Group Ltd (In Liq) & Ors v Westpac Banking Corporation & Ors (unrep.19 December 2001, Owen J).

United Kingdom Court of Appeal

Swindle v Harrison [1997] 4 All ER 705, Hobhouse LJ

Reviewed:

(1997) 71 Australian Law Journal 642
(1997) 75 Canadian Bar Review 388
(1997) 23 Monash University Law Review 222
(1996) 7 International Company and Comm. Law Review 284
[1996] Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 423
(1996) 8 Journal of International Banking Law 344
[1996] Restitution Law Review 253
(1996) 18 Adelaide Law Review 117.
(1996) 11 Australian Banking Law Bulletin 79
(1995) 11 Queensland Univ. of Technology Law Journal 212
(1995) 95 Victorian Bar News 74
(1995) 69 Law Institute Journal 1280

Academic citation list available on request

Ford & Lee: The Law of Trusts

(Thomson Reuters, Sydney, loose-leaf and online)

Contributing author since 2008)
(with WA Lee, M Bryan and I Fullerton),
responsible for seven chapters.

The Law of Trusts Online Ford and Lee the law of trusts cover

 

Chapters in books

"Public officials, public trusts and fiduciary obligations" in K. Coghill, C Sampford  and T. Smith (eds) Fiduciary Duty, Public Trust and the Governance of Climate Change (London, Ashgate Publishing, 2012) ,69-98.

“A Serbian law of trusts?” in The Development of the Legal System of Serbia and its Harmonization with EU Law (in cyrillic) Разбој правног система Србије и хармонизација са правом ЕУ Law Faculty, University of Belgrade, Republic of Serbia (2011), 217-226.

“The compliance costs of the GST for small business: empirical evidence from Australia” (with B Tran-Nam) in Fisher, R & Walpole, M (eds) Challenges of Globalising Tax Systems (Birmingham, Fiscal Publications, 2005), 288-302.

“Contribution” (with A Robertson, 50%) in The Principles of Equity ed. P. Parkinson 2nd edn (Lawbook Co, Sydney, 2003), Chapter 14, 541-553.

“Subrogation” (with A Robertson, 50%) in The Principles of Equity ed. P. Parkinson 2nd edn (Lawbook Co, Sydney, 2003), Chapter 14, 555-567.

“Small business, tax reform and tax compliance costs” (with B. Tran-Nam, 50%) in M. Walpole, and R. Fisher (eds) 5th International Conference on Tax Administration (Timebase, Sydney, 2002): http://www.timebase.com.au

“Conflicts of interest in a corporate context” in Corporate Crime Workshop 2002 G Acquaah-Gaisie (ed) (Monash University, Dept of Business Law and Taxation, Melbourne, 2002), Chapter 3, 39-57.

“Globalisation of banking: an Australian perspective” in commercial Law in a Global Context ed. B. Rider, Y Tajima and F Macmillan (Kluwer Law International, London: 1998a), Chapter 5, 55-64 [based on conference paper September 1996]

“Trusts” in 31.8 Laws of Australia Taxation (LBC Information Services, Sydney: 1997), Chapters 1-9, 1-89.

“Identification of fiduciaries” in Privacy and Loyalty ed. P. Birks (Clarendon Press, Oxford: 1997), Chapter 10, 270-281 [based on conference paper September 1996]

reviewed: (2000) 8 International Journal of Law and IT 221 (UK)
cited: Evan Fox-Decent, The Fiduciary Nature of State Legal Authority (2005) 31 Queen's Law Journal 259

“Taxing the constructive trustee” in Trends in Contemporary Trusts Law ed. A. Oakley (Clarendon Press, Oxford: 1996a), Chapter 13, 315-331 [based on conference paper, January, 1996].

reviewed:  (1997) Vol. 45 No. 1 / nº 1 Canadian Tax Journal / Revue Fiscale Canadienne 193.

“Equity and restitution” in The Principles of Equity ed. P. Parkinson (LBC Information Services, Sydney, 1996), Chapter 4, 92-118.

cited: M Bryan ‘Unjust enrichment and unconscionability in Australia’ in J Neyers et al Understanding Unjust Enrichment (2004) 47, 67 and n. 101.
K Barnett ‘The uneasy position of unjust enrichment’ (2002) 23 Adel L Rev 277, n.85.

R Bigwood ‘Concience and the liberal conception of contract’ (2000) 16 JCL Lexis at nn. 328, 329.
P Birks ‘Annual Miergunyah lecture: Equity, Conscience and unjust enrichment’ (1999) 23 MULR 1.
Foreword to I.M. Jackman The Varieties of Restitution (1998) (Hon. Justice W.M.C. Gummow)

“Contribution” in The Principles of Equity ed. P. Parkinson (LBC Information Services, Sydney, 1996), Chapter 14, 537-548 [based on Laws of Australia, 1993].

cited:         NSW – Court of Appeal

Zurich Australia Insurance Ltd v CSR Ltd (unrep. 13 August, 2001, Spigelman CJ).

“Subrogation” in The Principles of Equity ed. P. Parkinson (LBC Information Services, Sydney, 1996), Chapter 15, 549-561 [based on Laws of Australia, 1993].

cited:         Ontario Superior Court of Justice
Re Ontario New Home Warranty Program v Jack Grant 512729 Ontario Ltd (2001) 4 RPR (4TH) 56.


“Restitutionary recovery of taxes after the Royal Insurance case: commentary” in Restitution: Unjust Enrichment in Australia ed. M. McInnes (LBC Information Services, Sydney, 1996), Chapter 8, 131-136.

“Contribution” in 15.3 Laws of Australia ed. G. Masel (Law Book Co, Sydney, 1993), [4]-[13].

“Subrogation” in 15.3 Laws of Australia ed. G. Masel (Law Book Co, Sydney, 1993), [15]-[22].

Refereed journal articles

“Tax agents supplying trust deeds and advising on trusts: unauthorised legal practice?” (2018) 33 Australian Tax Forum 411-436.

“Property rights, restitution and fraud: disciplining wrongdoing in capitalist systems,” Facta Universitatis – Series Law and Politics, Vol. 14, No 1 (2016)

http://casopisi.junis.ni.ac.rs/index.php/FULawPol

“Taxation of trusts by entitlement: the end of the road?” (2014) 43 Australian Tax Review pp 1-18.

“The trust in common law legal systems: functions and philosophical correspondences” (2013) 12 Facta Universtatis (Philosophical Series) pp 145-159.

“Nominal or ‘dummy’ settlors: is it time to reform the law of trusts?” (2012) 6 Journal of Equity, 19-43.

“Anti-formalism and the structure of Anglo-American commercial law” in (2011) 13 Law and Economy (in cyrillic) Привреда и право, 48-67.

“Wills, water law and the ideology of the family farm” (2011) 85 Law Institute Journal pp 40-43

“Are the lights changing for discretionary trusts?” (2010) 84 Law Institute Journal pp 34-37.

“Equity and trusts: an introduction” in (2009) 9-12 Law and Economy (in cyrillic) Привреда и право pp 7-14.

Kennon v Spry: predicting the future of the discretionary trust in Australian tax law” (2009) 43 Taxation in Australia 581-583.

“Dissatisfied beneficiaries: challenging discretionary trustees” (2009) 83 Law Institute Journal 54-57.

“Shams, reimbursement agreements . . . and the return of economic equivalence?” (2008) 43 Taxation in Australia 21-26.

“Insolvency – calling in the undertakers: income tax, CGT, GST and stamp duty aspects” (2007) 10 Journal of Australian Taxation 220-250.

“A challenge to established law on discretionary trusts? Re Richstar Enterprises” (2007) 30 Australian Bar Review 70-89.

cited: Lee Aitken, Case Note ‘Control’, ‘ownership’ and the beneficiary of the discretionary trust (2008) 31 Australian Bar Review 128

“Dissecting trusts and trusteeship: CGT and stamp duty consequences” (2007) 36 Australian Tax Review 201-221.

   “The rule against perpetuities and its application to unit and discretionary trusts” (2007) 14 Australian Property Law Journal 225-237.

   “Unintended consequences: International Accounting Standards, Public Unit Trusts and the Rule Against Perpetuities” (with P Von Nessen) (2006) 80 Australian Law Journal 675-693.

   “Insolvency, Tax and Liquidation Distributions: Dividends, Capital Gains and the Dead Hand of the Past” (with J Duns) (2006) 15 International Insolvency Review 109-128 (UK).

“Resettlements: revenue consequences of varying discretionary trusts” (2005) 79 Australian Law Journal 620-640.

“Taxing liquidation distributions: an assessment of Australian deemed dividend and capital gains regimes and how they interrelate” (2005b) 34 Australian Tax Review 88-103.

“The taxation priority in insolvency: an Australian perspective” (with J Duns, 50%), (2005) 14 International Insolvency Review 1-16 (UK)

 “The Goods and Services Tax – recurrent compliance costs and benefits for Australian small business: a case study approach” (with B Tran-Nam, 50%), (2004) 10 New Zealand Journal of Tax Law and Policy 334-352 (NZ)

“Estimating the transitional compliance costs of the GST in Australia: a case study approach” (with B. Tran-Nam, 50%) (2002) 17 Australian Tax Forum 499-536.

cited:         Michael Dirkis and Brett Bondfield “Much ado about nothing”: Ralph's consideration of small business - (2005) 1 Journal of The Australasian Tax Teachers Association 110

“Conflicts of interest, conflicts of duty and the information professional” (2002) 23 Adelaide Law Review 215-242.

cited:         Sandro Goubran “Conflicts of Duty: The Perennial Lawyers' Tale” (2006) 30(1) Melbourne University Law Review 88

“Tax reform in Australia: impacts of tax compliance costs on small business” (with B. Tran-Nam) (2002) 5 Journal of Australian Taxation 338-381.

cited:         Mark Burton “Small Business Tax Advantages - Towards Holism with a Suggested Definition, Typology and Critical Review” (2006) 2(1) Journal of the Australasian Tax Teachers Association 78

“RBT ‘Option 2’ – problems in concept and in practice” (2001) 4 Journal of Australian Taxation 1-39.

cited:         Mark Burton, “There are Too Many Witchdoctors in Our Tax Courts: Is There a Better Way?” (2005) 15 Revenue Law Journal 4

“Is breach of confidence a fiduciary wrong? Preserving the reach of judge-made law” (2001) 21 (4) Legal Studies 594-617 [based on conference paper September 2000c].

cited:         Victorian Supreme Court

Disctronics Ltd & Ors v Edmond & Ors (unrep. 23 October 2002, Warren J).

David F. Partlett, “Misuse of genomic information: the common law and professionals’ liability,” in (2003) 42 Washburn Law Journal 489 (USA).

George Wei, “Breach of Confidence, Downstream Losses, Gains and Remedies” (2005) Singapore Journal of Legal Studies 20

“Insolvency administrations at general law: fiduciary obligations of company receivers, voluntary administrators and liquidators” (with J Duns) (2001) 9 Insolvency Law Journal 130-146.

“Discretionary trusts, fiduciary duties and the Family Law Act: has the Family Court acted beyond power?” (2000) 14 Australian Family Law Journal 180-206.

cited:         Anthony Dickey, Family law (2006) 80 Australian Law Journal 643

          Peter Agardy, Aspects of trading trusts (2006) 14 Insolvency Law Journal 7

“Entity taxation and trusts arising by operation of law” (2000) 23 UNSW Law Journal 330-337.

“Re-assessing the uses of the resulting trust: medieval and modern themes” (1999) 25 Mon LR 110-131

“Taxing trusts: entity or conduit - an assessment” (1999) 2 Taxation in Australia (Red Series) 194-203.

cited:         Mark Burton, There are Too Many Witchdoctors in Our Tax Courts: Is There a Better Way? (2005) 15 Revenue Law Journal 4

“Australia’s mechanism for preventing the pass-through of corporate tax preferences: is change desirable?” (1999) 2 Taxation in Australia (Red Series) 124-131.

“Taxing the proceeds of crime” (1997) 1 Journal of Money Laundering Control 117-124 [based on conference paper, September 1996]

“Wittgenstein and the existence of fiduciary relationships: notes towards a new methodology” (1995) 18 University of New South Wales Law Journal 443-463

cited:         R Fisher ‘Mediation and the fiduciary relationship’ (1997) 16 ABR 8.

“Banks and fiduciary relationships” (1995) 7 Bond Law Review  50-66 [based on conference paper July 1994a]

“Loch v Westpac Banking Corporation and the problem of superannuation fund surpluses” (1992) 9 Australian Bar Rev 172-184

cited::       Anthea Nolan, “The Role of the Employment Contract in Superannuation: An Analysis Focussing on Surplus Repatriation Powers conferred on Employers,” in (1996) 4 ABLR 343.

“Restitutionary principles in tort” (1992) 18 Monash Law Review 169-193

cited:         E.J. Weinrib (2000) 1 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 1, 35.

E.J. Weinrib (1995) The Idea of Private Law, 142.

E.J. Weinrib (1994) 44 Duke Law Journal 296.

P Cane Tort Law and Economic Interests 2nd edn, 298.

S Doyle and D Wright, “Restitutionary damages – the unnecessary remedy?” in (2000) 25 MULR at n 11.

“Equity, restitution and the proprietary recovery of value” (1991) 14 University of New South Wales Law Journal  247-282

cited:         Robert A Klotz ‘What’s happening in bankruptcy/family law?’ (2004) 10 Canada Bankruptcy Reports (articles) (4th) 145.

Robert A Klotz ‘Bankruptcy and insolvency law newsletter’ 1999-5 Insolvency L News at n. 95 (Can)

reproduced: (electronically) in Queensland University of Technology teaching materials for 1999 LLM subject “Contemporary equitable doctrines, principles and remedies”

“Bankruptcy and constructive trusts” (1991)  Australian Business Law Review  98-123

cited:         Jones v Southall [2004] FCA 539, Crennan J.

Leonard Rotman, “Deconstructing the Constructive Trust,” (1999) Alberta Law Review, note 178 (Can)

                  D Wright ‘The statutory trust’ (1999) 14 JCL 79, 80.

Hanoch Dagan, “Restitution in bankruptcy: why all involuntary creditors should be preferred” (2004) 78 American Bankruptcy Law Journal Summer 247;

extracted: R Klotz Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Family Law 2nd ed (Toronto, Carswell, 2001), 7-28.

Other journal contributions

“Resettlements, discretionary trusts and the Duties Act 2000 (Vic)” Law Institute of Victoria, Commercial Law Section Newsletter (2006 on-line):

https://www.liv.asn.au/members/sections/commercial/about/commercial-Commerci.html

“Gain-Based Damages: Contract, Tort, Equity and Intellectual Property by James Edelman” (2004) 12 Torts Law Journal 259-261 (Book Review).

“Conflicts of Interest and Chinese walls by Charles Hollander and Simon Salzedo (2001) 15 Tolley’s Trust law International 61-63.

“The Varieties of Restitution by I.M. Jackman” (1999d) 73 Australian Law Journal 686-691

“Unjust enrichment” in The Philosophy of Law: An Encyclopaedia ed C. Gray, (Garland Publishing, New York, 1999), Vol 2, 878-880.

“Circumstances in a commercial case that give rise to a constructive trust” (1990) 64 Australian Law Journal 297-301

Conference papers

“Trusts at the intersection of tax and criminal laws” invited paper presented to the Society of Trusts & Estates Practitioners (STEP) Australia National Conference 2019, Brisbane, 15-17 May 2019.

“Inferring trusts from inexplicit contracts: the mutual intention problem” paper presented to the 8th Annual Trusts Symposium of the Law Society of South Australia and the South Australian Branch of STEP, 9 March 2018.

“Trusts, tax and transparency: new Australian reporting obligations” paper presented to the Use and Abuse of Trusts and other Wealth Management Devices conference jointly conducted by Singapore Management University, York Law School (Canada) and Singapore Academy of Law, Singapore 27-28 July 2017.

"'Present entitlement' and 'trust estate': trusts law or tax-technical terms?", paper presented to Trusts Law Obligations conference, University of Melbourne, December 2013.

"Public officials, public trust and fiduciary duties", paper presented to Fiduciary Duty, Public Trust and the Governance of Climate Change workshop, Monash Law Chambers, Melbourne 23 November, 2009.

“Unintended consequences: International Accounting Standards”, (with Prof Paul von Nessen), paper presented to 2006 Corporate Law Teachers’ Association conference, University of Queensland Law Faculty, Old Customs House, Brisbane, 7 February, 2006.

“A comparative survey of tax incentives used for the promotion of venture capital investment in Spain, Ireland and New Zealand” paper presented to 2006 Australasian Tax Teachers’ Association conference, Law Faculty, University of Melbourne, Parkville, 30 January 2006.

“An analysis of legal structures and tax concessions used to encourage venture capital investment in Australia” (with S Barkoczy, 50%), 2005 Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 26-29 May, 2005

“Taxation of liquidation surpluses” (with J Duns, 50%), Insol International Academics Group Meeting, Sydney, Darling Harbour, 12-13 March, 2005.

“Compliance costs of the GST to small business: preliminary results based on a case-study approach” (with B Tran-Nam, 50%) 6th International Conference on Tax Administration, ATAX, University of NSW, Sydney, 15-16 April, 2004.

“The taxation priority: Australian experience and international comparisons” (with J Duns, 50%), Insol International Academics Group Meeting, Cape Town, South Africa, 2-3 April, 2004.

“GST recurrent compliance costs/benefits for small business in Australia” (with B Tran-Nam, 50%), 16th Annual Australian Tax Teachers Association Conference, Flinders University, 29-31 January, 2004.

“Tax reform in Australia: impacts on tax compliance costs” (with B. Tran-Nam, 50%) 5th International Conference on Tax Administration, ATAX, University of NSW, Sydney, 4-5 April, 2002.

“Conflicts of interest, conflicts of duty and the information professional” at ‘Law of Obligations: Connections and Boundaries’ conference, Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne, 21-22 February 2002.

“Conflicts of interest in a corporate context” Monash BLT Dept ‘Corporate Crime Workshop’, Melbourne, 13 February 2002.

“Is breach of confidence a fiduciary wrong? Preserving the reach of judge made law” SPTL annual conference (Restitution Section), University College, London 19-21 September 2000.

“Entity taxation and trusts arising by operation of law” at the 12th annual Australasian Tax Teachers’ Conference, Monash University, Melbourne, 3-5 February 2000.

“Changes in the taxation of trusts” at the 11th annual Australasian Tax Teachers’ Association conference, University of Canberra, 5-7 February 1999.

“Identification of fiduciaries” (invited paper, airfare paid and visiting fellowship at Magdalen College) at the SPTL conference: Fiduciaries in Context, All Souls College, Oxford, 28 September, 1996.

“Taxing the proceeds of crime: should the fruits of corruption be assessable?” (invited paper) at the Fourteenth International Symposium on Economic Crime, Jesus College, Cambridge, 8-13 September, 1996.

“Globalisation of banking: an Australian perspective” (invited paper) at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies conference: Commercial Law in a Global Context - Perspectives in Anglo-Japanese law, Jesus College, Cambridge, 16-17 September, 1996.

“Taxing the constructive trustee” (invited paper) at the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Law conference: Trends in Contemporary Trusts Law, Cambridge, 6-7 January, 1996.

“Banks and fiduciary relationships” (invited paper) at the Bond University, Faculty of Law conference Equity, Restitution and the Banking Lawyer , Gold Coast, Queensland, 23 July 1994.

Appendix

Judicially cited:

High Court of Australia

Roxborough v Rothmans of Pall Mall Ltd (2001) 208 CLR 516
Pilmer v Duke Group Ltd (in liq) (2001) 207 CLR 165.
Concut Pty Ltd v Worrell (2000) 176 ALR 693.
Bridgewater v Leahy (1998) 194 CLR 457.
Breen v Williams (1996) 186 CLR 71:

Federal Court of Australia

Doolan v Dare (unrep. 27 May 2004, Spender J)
Gartner v Ernst & Young (No 2) (unrep. 8 Dec. 2003, Mansfield J).
Tresize v National Australia Bank Ltd (unrep. 22 January 1999, French J)
Bulun Bulun v R & T Textiles Pty Ltd (1998) 157 ALR 193, Von Doussa J
Compaq Computer Australia Pty Ltd v Merry (1998) 157 ALR 1, 23 Finkelstein J
National Mutual Property Services (Aust) Pty Ltd v Citibank Securities Ltd (unrep. 28 May 1998 Lindgren J)
Hughes Aircraft Systems International v Air Services Australia (1997) 146 ALR 1, Finn J
C-Shirt Pty Ltd v Barnett Marketing and Management Pty Ltd (1996) 37 IPR 315, Lehane J
ASC v AS Nominees Ltd (1995) 62 FCR 504, Finn J

NSW – Court of Appeal

Harris v Digital Pulse Pty Ltd (2003) 44 ACSR 39 (Mason P)
Zurich Australia Insurance Ltd v CSR Ltd [2001] 52 NSWLR 193 (Spigelman CJ).

NSW Supreme Court

Surf Road Nominees Pty Ltd & Ors v Tass James [2004] 61 (20 February 2004, Einstein J).
McEvilly v Maneti Quinlan and Associates Pty Ltd (unrep. 1 July, 1998, Einstein J)
Allstate Explorations NL & Ors v Beaconsfield Gold & Ors [1999] 39 (10 February 1999, Master Macready).

Queensland Court of Appeal

Richardson v Radford (unrep. 24 December 1996, McPherson JA)

Queensland Supreme Court

Daniels Corporation International Pty Ltd v Australian Waste Services Pty Ltd (unrep. 26 June 2003, Atkinson J).

Victorian Supreme Court

P & V Industries Pty Ltd v Porto [2006] VSC 131 (unrep., 7 April, 2006, Hollingworth J)
Victoria University of Technology v Wilson & Ors (2004) 60 IPR 392, Nettle J).
Re an Appln for directions by Lofthouse (as liq of MML Management Ltd (in liq)) (unrep, 15 August 2002, Hansen J).
Disctronics Ltd & Ors v Edmond & Ors (unrep.23 October 2002, Warren J).
Ali v Hartley Poynton Ltd (unrep. 16 April 2002, Smith J).
MML Management Limited (in liq) [2002] 330 (15 August 2002, Hansen J).
Yunghanns v Elphic Pty Ltd [2000] 1 VR 113
King v Lintrose Nominees Pty Ltd (unrep. 17 Sept. 1999, Byrne J)
Farrow Finance Company Ltd (in liq) v Farrow Properties Pty Ltd (unrep. 26 Feb, 1998, Hansen J)

Western Australian Supreme Court

Fico v O’Leary (unrep. 11 October 2004, Heenan J)
The Bell Group Ltd (In Liq) & Ors v Westpac Banking Corporation & Ors (unrep.19 December 2001, Owen J).

United Kingdom Court of Appeal

Swindle v Harrison [1997] 4 All ER 705, Hobhouse LJ

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

Re Ontario New Home Warranty Program v Jack Grant 512729 Ontario Ltd (2001) 4 RPR (4TH) 56. 

Books reviewed:

(2005) 33 Australian Business Law Review 158
(2005) 79 Law Institute Journal 72
2004 June 10, Lawyers Weekly www.lawyersweekly.com.au
(2004) 23 University of Qld Law Journal 258
(2004) 32 Australian Business Law Review 452
(2000) 8 International Journal of Law and IT 221 (UK)
(1997) 71 Australian Law Journal 642
(1997) Vol. 45 No. 1 / nº 1 Canadian Tax Journal / Revue Fiscale Canadienne 193.
(1997) 75 Canadian Bar Review 388
(1997) 23 Monash University Law Review 222
(1996) 7 International Company and Comm. Law Review 284
[1996] Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 423
(1996) 8 Journal of International Banking Law 344
[1996] Restitution Law Review 253
(1996) 18 Adelaide Law Review 117.
(1996) 11 Australian Banking Law Bulletin 79
(1995) 11 Queensland Univ. of Technology Law Journal 212
(1995) 95 Victorian Bar News 74
(1995) 69 Law Institute Journal 1280


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