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Arbitration agreements in Australia
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, Global
  • April 5 2016

A structured guide to arbitration agreements in Australia


Developments in agreements to negotiate in good faith
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • January 15 2010

In our January 2005 newsletter, we compared the English, New York, Indonesian and French approaches to the obligation to negotiate in good faith


Arbitration: Temporary stay of related court proceedings
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • September 7 2016

In exceptional circumstances, a court exercising its inherent jurisdiction will temporarily stay its proceedings pending the hearing and determination


“Without prejudice” privilege can false and misleading representations made during mediation negotiations be admissible in evidence?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 17 2011

In the course of a mediation, “without prejudice” privilege generally attaches to discussions regarding settlement and documents prepared in aid of settlement


Pitfalls of settlement agreements - How a warranty kept alive led to a AUS$7 million claim three years later
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • Australia
  • June 28 2016

Entering into a settlement agreement is often good news at the end of a challenged project; a settlement should bring finality and certainty to the


Avoiding the void: Arbitration Clauses in Australian standard form consumer contracts
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • April 4 2016

Consumer contracts in the 21st century frequently contain arbitration clauses. Online sellers, transport service providers, telephone companies


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


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


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


Supreme Court of New South Wales considers the procedural discretion of independent experts in McGrath v McGrath
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • July 24 2012

This case emphasises that independent experts are not subject to the same procedural fairness standards that govern court proceedings and arbitration, and that a claim of bias requires actual (and not just apprehended) bias