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Australian International Arbitration Act upheld as constitutionally valid

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • April 11 2013

Arbitration was once a commonly used means of resolving construction disputes. It has not been for several decades in many areas. However its use for

Australian High Court confirms international arbitration law is constitutional

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • April 9 2013

Australian businesses often enter into contracts whereby in the event of a dispute they submit to arbitration. A recent High Court decision upholds

Standard of arbitral reasons in Australian domestic arbitrations Westport Insurance Commission v Gordian Runoff Ltd

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • December 21 2011

In Oil Basins Ltd v BHP Billiton Ltd 2007 VSCA 255, the Victorian Supreme Court generated much controversy in the Australian arbitration community by holding that, in certain cases, the standard of reasons required in arbitrations under the domestic legislation was equivalent to that of a common law judicial decision

Australia seeks to promote itself as a player in arbitration

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • September 22 2010

Globalisation has a range of impacts

State and federal governments want Australia as a regional arbitral hub

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • June 26 2010

Dispute Resolution Partner, Andrew Robertson discusses some significant developments happening with respect to arbitration

State and federal governments want Australia as a regional arbitral hub

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • June 25 2010

Governments at the State and Federal levels are taking some major steps to encourage the use of arbitration as a dispute resolution tool