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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 after three countries have signed, with Singapore expected to be the first State to do so. ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 on the proper construction of the arbitration agreement Partner Nick Rudge Senior Associate Alex Price ...

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 with a failure to perform an obligation the court held that ...

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