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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Teaching the Law Seminar – online quizzes

Can online quizzes be incorporated into structured learning activities? Online quizzes are potentially an efficient tool. However, as many of us know (or have experienced) there can be problems when online quizzes have a significant assessment weighting. These include difficulties in creating an effective quiz, technological issues, equity issues for students, and concerns about academic […]

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Can we Trust Creditors Trusts?

  Some years ago it became fashionable  to avoid statutory protections of the Deed of Company Arrangement provisions of Part 5.3A, by resolving to enter into a DOCA which would immediately terminate and be replaced with a trust, extinguishing creditors’ claims in the VA/DOCA procedure and replacing them with claims as beneficiaries to the like […]

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Teaching the Law Seminar – The Learning Hub

The new Learning Hub is due to open on 12 September 2011. It will be an all-weather space spread across multiple levels of the existing Hughes Plaza in the heart of the North Terrace campus, and will include space for collaborative student study, computer and printing facilities, exhibition and function space. It will also offer […]

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AMI -a tale of two court orders

In AMI (administrators appointed) blog we pointed out that the ACCC obtained orders against the company and its administrators requiring it to inform creditors and potential customers that the company was in administration, that it was in their opinion insolvent, and to put this fact on the AMI website. This order was obtained in Melbourne […]

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Associate Professor Melissa de Zwart presents at conference on social media

Associate Professor Melissa de Zwart presented a lively session at the 21st Biennial Conference of District & County  Court Judges held in Adelaide 29 June – 3 July at the Hilton Hotel. The session, titled: ‘Hives, swarms and tweets: new media and communication in the age of convergence’, highlighted recent developments in legal and social issues that […]

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