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Power & Conscience 2: What penalties might Woolworths be facing?
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • August 8 2016

The ACCC’s ongoing proceedings against Woolworths paused for a short time last month, as the parties attended a mediation to attempt to settle the


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


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


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

A structured guide to arbitration agreements in Australia


“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


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


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


Corporations Act ‘matters’ and the scope of a ‘pathological’ arbitration agreement: Robotunits Pty Ltd v Mennel 2015 VSC 268
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • June 24 2015

Justice Croft of the Victorian Supreme Court handed down judgment on 22 June 2015 in an application for a stay of proceedings and referral to


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