The International Trade and Business Law Review publishes leading articles, comments and case notes, as well as book reviews dealing with international trade and business law, arbitration law, foreign law and comparative law. It provides the legal and business communities with information, knowledge and understanding of recent developments in international trade, business and international commercial arbitration.
The Review contributes in a scholarly way to the discussion of these developments while being informative and having practical relevance to business people and lawyers. The Review also devotes a section to the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and publishes the memoranda prepared by teams coached by Professor Gabriël A. Moens.
The Review is edited at the Murdoch University School of Law in Perth, Australia. The Editors-in-Chief are Mr Roger Jones, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP, Chicago and Gabriël A. Moens, Dean and Professor of Law, Murdoch Law School. It is an internationally-refereed journal. The Review is supervised by an international board of editors that consists of leading international trade law practitioners and academics from the European Union, the United States, Asia and Australia. The Student Editors for Volume XII are Sybil Almeida, Gianni Bei, Luke Rotondella, and Nicholas Summers from the Murdoch Law School.
Part 1: Articles Arbitration costs: Austrian and international perspectives Reading between the lines: a paper on the impact of the Work Choices Act and its constitutional validity The limits to the conformity of goods in the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) The role of international arbitration in economic development Arbitration in Dubai Industrial relations and the Commonwealth Constitution: the constitutional underpinnings for a national system of industrial relations in Australia The search for ‘something more’: the holy grail of DVT litigation Gove: forgotten catalyst for native title or are we just where we started? Native title and the mining industry issues from Gove to the present day Part 2: Comments Colour in branding - asserting a monopoly in a colour for marketing purposes - the Cadbury-Darrel Lea litigation Co-mediation for Intellectual Property rights disputes Current constitutional aspects of German Media Law Part 3: Mooting The Murdoch Moot Court Bench: the development of a mooting culture at Murdoch Fifteenth Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, 2007- 2008 Part 4: Book reviews Wei Luo, Chinese Law and Legal Research Paul Cook, Raul Fabella, Cassey Lee (editor), Competitive Advantage and Competition Policy in Developing Countries Gino E. Dal Pont and Don R. C. Chalmers, Equity and Trusts in Australia Andrew T. Guzman and Alan O. Sykes (editors), Research Handbook in International Economic Law Gerard Carney, The Constitutional Systems of the Australian States and Territories Geoffrey Lindell (editor), The Mason Papers – Selected articles and speeches by Sir Anthony Mason AC, KBE’ Stuart S. Malawer, WTO Law, Litigation & Policy: Sourcebook of Internet Material Carole Murray, David Holloway and Daren Timson-Hunt, Schmithoff’s Export Trade: The Law and Practice of International Trade (11th ed.) Judith Fordham, Life, Law and not Enough Shoes: Life as a Criminal Lawyer