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Institution: Hills College, Western Sydney Institute - 2014 2nd Semester
Course Code: 10721
Subject: Certificate IV in Bookkeeping
Course Code: 10722
Subject: Certificate IV in Accounting
NEPEAN COLLEGE OF TAFE, SEMESTER 1 2014
A Guide to Business Law, 20th edition has been updated throughout to take account of the many changes affecting business and commercial law practice in Australia that have arisen since the last edition. The work has a national focus, with references to all jurisdictions for applicable laws in key areas.
New commentary includes the following significant legislative amendments and case law:
- Miller v Miller (2011) (defence of illegal enterprise); Strong v Woolworths Ltd (2012) and Amaca Pty Ltd v Ellis (2010) (causation); MD v Sydney Southwest Area Health Service  (professional negligence);
and Kayteal Pty Ltd v Dignan  (proportionate liability) (Ch 3);
- Trkulja v Yahoo! Inc LLC  (defamation); Channel Seven Sydney Pty Ltd v
(role of jury); Giller v Procopets (2008) (tort of privacy) (Ch 4);
- Business Names Registration legisation, concerning registration of business names and the nationalisation of the Business Names Register, which was formerly administered by each individual State and/or territory (Ch 5);
- Roadshow Films Pty Ltd v iiNet Ltd  (digital copyright); Sporte Leisure Pty Ltd v Paul's International Pty Ltd (No 3)  (parallel imports and trademarks) (Ch 6);
- Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) and Personal Property Securities Register (Chs 17 and 18);
- Gammasonics Institute for Medical Research Pty Ltd v Comrad Medical Systems Pty Ltd (2010) (software bought is electronic format not a "good") (Ch 18);
- Moore v National Mutual Life Association of Australia Ltd  (fraudulent misrepresentation in insurance contracts) (Ch 21); and
- Stacks/Taree v Marshall ; Blackmagic Design Pty Ltd v Overliese  (restraint clauses in employment contracts) and Workers Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 and the Safety, Return to Work and Support Board Bill 2012 (Ch 23).
Features of the 20th edition:
- Inclusion of a new chapter on Sustainability (Ch 20);
- A thoroughly revised and expanded chapter on the Australian Competition and Consumer Law (Ch 19) (the historical trade practices law chapter has been retained online for reference);
- Inclusion of superannuation as well as insurance in Insurance and Superannuation (Ch 21);
- Expanded commentary on trusts and trust income in Legal aspects of business (business structures) (Ch 5);
- Updated and new revision questions;
- Revised mentor content online to test and support student learning;
- Updated and new PowerPoint slides and answer guides online to assist lecturers; and
- Removal of chapter summaries to an online summary document as an exam preparation aid.
Supported by a variety of online lecturer and student materials, such as Mentor self-assessment and competency-based quizzes, lecture PowerPoints, practice questions and answer guides, and useful chapter summaries, A Guide to Business Law 20th edition is the ideal text to help lecturers, students and any other users alike to understand business and commercial law practice in Australia.