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Making sense of a pathological clause
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 15 2015

Have you heard of the arbitration guidelines of the Law Institute of Victoria? Neither had Justice Croft when, in Robotunits Pty Ltd v Mennel, he


“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


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


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


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


Contracting with a Chinese counterparty? Answers to your top three concerns
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia, China
  • October 26 2015

Transacting with Chinese counterparties has never been more common, but there are some recurring issues that often concern clients. We look at the


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


Foreign bidders in schemes: risks for target shareholders
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Russia
  • July 3 2012

The Flinders Mines scheme illustrates the risk for target shareholders when a bidder cannot, or will not, proceed with the scheme


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 - 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