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Mediation: can a handshake settle the dispute?
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • May 6 2015

A mediation agreement contained a clause which provided that no settlement of the dispute will take place unless and until a settlement agreement has


General counsel update - march 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 5 2015

Protecting your investments: further public consultation to be launched on Investment Protection in the USEU Free Trade Agreement


Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • December 19 2014

As we approach the end of 2014, it is timely to reflect on events during the year. While there were many important developments, here are our


Enforceability of ‘good faith’ clause in MOU for gas sales agreement
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • February 28 2015

This case highlights the risks of relying on clauses which provide that parties will negotiate in good faith or use reasonable endeavours to


A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially


General counsel update September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Russia, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong
  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration


Is your dispute "capable of settlement by arbitration"?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 11 2012

A "matter" can comprise claims for statutory damages for alleged breaches of various provisions of Australian legislation


Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • December 21 2012

In May 2012 the High Court upheld the original decision in favour of ASIC against the James Hardie directors and officers in relation to a misleading draft


A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political


Arbitrate or adjudicate - do you still get a choice?
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • March 12 2015

Contracting parties are increasingly including 'arbitration clauses' in contracts. These clauses allow parties to resolve contractual disputes by way