Victorian News Bulletin

This page features recent issues of the Victorian Chapter’s News Bulletin. Click on the heading to access each edition.

 

Issue 11 – July 2014

Contents:

  • President’s Report
  • Harmonising the WTO Public Morality Exceptions and the Seals Dispute        – International Economic Law Update
  • Mothers of Srebenica v The Netherlands
  • The Law of the Sea Convention and Coastal States’ Right to Prevent Oil Pollution
  • Putin, Crimea and the Crime of Aggression
  • Events, Opportunities, Conferences
  • Editor’s Blog Roll

 

 

Issue 10 – March 2014

Contents:

  • President’s Report 
  • ‘Justified Morality’ and Seals – International Economic Law Update 
  • Editor’s blog roll 
  • BIMCO’s Recognition of the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration 
  • ILA Public International Law Moot 
  • International Law Events and Conferences
  • Interview – Katie Allan and Steph Batsakis, reading for the BCL
  • Calls for Papers 

 

Issue 9 – November 2013

Contents:

  • Professor Donald R. Rothwell: The Law of the Sea and South China Sea Disputes
  • Interview: The Hon. John Fahey AC on Doping and the Law 
  • The Treaty of Lisbon and Pressure for Policy 
  • Changes in EU International Investment Agreements
  • The Evolution of a Lawyer-Linguist
  • Secretary, Department of Families, Housing, Community and Indigenous Affairs v Mahrous
  • International Economic Law Update
  • International Conferences and Calls for Papers

Issue 8 – July 2013

Contents:

  • A report on the 2013 Public International Law Moot Competition;
  • An interview with The Hon. Justice Bernard Bongiorno AO on Comparisons and Reflections on Australian and European Legal Systems;
  • Case note: Three Waves of Litigation in the Castel v TCL Air Conditioner Dispute
  • Commentary: High Court Upholds s 16(1) of the International Arbitration Act
  • International Economic Law Update
  • Blog Roll
  • Message from the President of the ILA (Australia)
  • Member information on events and opportunities to become involved.

Issue 8 – April 2013

Reports on ILA Events

  • The Next 50 Years of Public International Law with Professor James Crawford
  • International Legal Challenges to Australia’s Tobacco Plain Packaging Laws and Other Issues in Investment Policy

Interview

  • Professor Gerry Simpson and the Future of International Law

Case Notes

  • Santhirarajah v Attorney-General for the Commonwealth of Australia
  • Australia’s Whaling Dispute Heats Up

Other

  • Public International Law Moot Competition Update

Blog Roll

International Law Events & Opportunities

Issue 7 – December 2012

Contents:

Article

  • Transnational Crimes: International Legal Framework? Interminable complexities and the unknown in relation to ‘War’

Case Note

  • Philip Morris Asia (PMA) v Australia: Expropriation Perspectives

Interview

  • John W. H. Denton, CEO, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Other

  • Public International Law Moot Competition Update

International Law Events & Opportunities

 

Issue 6 – September 2012

Contents:

  • ILA 2012 Biennial Conference Report
  • NSW Chapter Event Report – Outlawing Merchants of Death: Creating an Arms Trade Treaty
  • Article
    HMS Victory and the Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage 2001
  • Case-note
    International Administrative Tribunals and the International Court of Justice: A ‘prehistoric and fossilized procedure’?
  • Book review
    The Cambridge Companion to International Law
  • Note
    The Call for an Iraq War Inquiry

Issue 5 – June 2012

Contents:

  • A report on our recent events, Business, Bribery and Corruption: Strategies for Conducting Business in the Asia-Pacific Panel (18 April 2012) and Responsibility to Protect (29 May 2012)
  • Contributions from members on R2P, Business and Human Rights, Arbitration Provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, the Chevron/Ecuador-Lago Agrio Litigation and International Norms
  • An interview with Cambridge PhD candidate Jason Pobjoy; and
  • Member information on events and opportunities to become involved

Issue 4 – March 2012

Contents:

  • In focus: Citizens and Civilians in International Law by Andrew Farran
  • Interview with Professor Sundhya Pahuja
  • Report from our Planning Evening
  • News and events

Issue 3 – December 2011

Contents:

  • Opinion: The Global Financial Crisis and the EU Summit by Andrew Farran
  • In focus: International Criminal Law – an interview with Dr Gerry Nagtzaam
  • Report back from the Chapter’s ‘Tackling Legal Challenges in Cross Border Transactions’ event
  • Committee update on the Chapter’s 2012 Executive Committee
  • News and events

Issue 2 – September 2011

Contents:

  • In focus: Libya and the R2P Principle – where to from here? by Andrew Farran
  • In focus: Jurisprudence of International Law – an interview with Dr John Morss
  • Report back from the Chapter’s ‘Human Trafficking and Servitude’ panel event and ‘International Arbitration in Australasia – Prospects and Trends’ panel event
  • Committee update
  • News and events

Issue 1 – June 2011

Contents:

  • In focus: International Criminal Law – an interview with Dr Gideon Boas
  • Committee update
  • Report back from Chapter’s launch event
  • News and events