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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


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

A structured guide to arbitration agreements in Australia


Should I stay or should I go to arbitration? Extending the reach of the moratorium on creditor’s claims against companies in administration
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • March 30 2016

Section 440D imposes a stay on "proceedings in a court" against a company whilst it is in administration under Part 5.3A of the Corporations Act. It


“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


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


Contract law - developments in 2011
  • Rajah & Tann Asia LLP
  • Australia, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • March 16 2012

2011 saw many legal developments in the area of contract law both internationally as well as in Singapore


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


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


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


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