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Singapore Convention on Mediation: a step towards easier enforcement of international settlements
Insight 11 Jul 2019

On 7 August 2019, the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements resulting from Mediation (the Convention ) will be open for signature. It will come into force six months afte ...

International Arbitration - Australian courts' power to grant interim freezing orders
Insight 02 Nov 2018

The WA Court of Appeal has taken an expansive view of the power that Australian courts have to grant interim orders in support of international arbitrations. Specifically, it has confirmed that their power to grant interim freezing orders ...

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  ...

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 is an important event on the arbitration calendar. Discussion among local and international participants included some of the biggest challenges ...

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

In Samsung C&T Corporation v Duro Felbuera Australia Pty Ltd [2016] WASC 193, the Supreme Court of Western Australia had to carefully consider the role that Australian courts play when there is a ...

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 ...

Arbitration Roundup
Insight 22 Dec 2015

We look at how Australia keeps up to date with international best practice by amendments to ACICA arbitral rules and international arbitration laws; potential improvements and innovations identifie ...

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 mechanism ...

Third parties are no bar to arbitration: A win for arbitration?
Insight 07 May 2015

The Supreme Court of New South Wales has confirmed in a recent case that the impact of any dispute on third parties will generally not determine its arbitrability, which rather will be determined o ...

Significant 'blow' for penalties claims
Insight 08 Apr 2015

Today the Full Federal Court clarified the law of penalties as it applies to fees. The key development is that, in considering whether the amount of a fee is 'extravagant and exorbitant' compared to the potential costs incurred in dealing ...

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