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Subpoenas under the IAA: Foreign-seated arbitrations need not apply
Insight 18 Oct 2017

A recent Federal Court decision suggests a narrow approach to judicial support of international arbitrations limiting access to evidence located in Australia for parties of foreign-seated arbitrations Partner Nick Rudge and Overseas Lawyer Caroline Swartz-Zern report ...

Employment & Safety
Insight 04 Sep 2017

In this issue we look at the Fair Work Commissions support for unpaid domestic violence leave and casual conversion clauses an unfair dismissal following a breach of a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy proposed WHS amendments in Queensland and another enterprise agreement is terminated ...

A new planning regime for Queensland
Insight 03 Jul 2017

A new planning regime for Queensland has come into effect today with the commencement of the Planning Act 2016. ...

Consumer protection in the banking, insurance and financial sector
Insight 10 Mar 2017

The Senate Economics References Committee is conducting an inquiry into the regulatory framework for the protection of consumers in the banking insurance and financial services sector ...

Improving external dispute resolution schemes - rather odd recommendations
Insight 07 Feb 2017

It is difficult to describe the interim recommendations of the Expert Panel reviewing the financial system external dispute resolution and complaints framework as anything other than odd ...

Report: Wrap-Up of Sydney Arbitration Week 2016
Insight 06 Dec 2016

The Allens Arbitration group reports on some highlights from Sydney Arbitration Week which examines the biggest challenges facing the future of international arbitration ...

Supreme Court of WA sends EPC contractor back to arbitration
Insight 13 Jul 2016

In Samsung CT Corporation v Duro Felbuera Australia Pty Ltd the WASC had to carefully consider the role that Australian courts play when there is a dispute over the existence and scope of an arbitration agreement ...

Double recovery as a challenge to the enforcement of an arbitral award
Insight 01 Mar 2016

The Victorian Court of Appeal has refused an application for leave to appeal against the enforcement of an arbitral award The applicants applied for leave to appeal on the basis that enforcement of the award would be contrary to public policy as it would give effect to double recovery by the ...

Arbitration Roundup
Insight 22 Dec 2015

This Insight examines the latest developments in international arbitration ...

The investment chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Insight 14 Dec 2015

The release of the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement has renewed the debate about the ability of foreign investors to sue governments under investor-State dispute settlement mechanisms which are commonly part of international trade agreements or investment treaties between States ...

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