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AMTAC Spirit of the Moot Prize awarded at IMLAM 2018

The AMTAC Spirit of the Moot prize at this year's 19th Annual International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot was awarded to the University of Miami! A full listing of the results is attached. More information about IMLAM may be found on the Murdoch University website.

Australian Disputes Centre Announces First Nations’ Mediation Panel

The Australian Disputes Centre announces the launch of its First Nations’ Mediation Panel. “This Panel of specialist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dispute resolvers builds on ADC’s work within the community and brings additional focus and resources to the significant opportunities for culturally appropriate dispute resolution” says CEO, Deborah Lockhart. Read Full Press Release on the ADC website here.

Event Wrap Up: ACICA Symposium celebrating 60 years of the New York Convention

Back to the Future of Cross-Border Contracts: What 60 years of the New York Convention means for the commerce of today and the conflicts of tomorrow. The New York Convention is a global instrument, but its effects are felt on a local level, and its scope of operation is defined by the flows of international [...]

Register Now for the 6th International Arbitration Conference in Melbourne

Registrations are now open for the 6th International Arbitration Conference, to be held on 17 October 2018 at the Sofitel on Collins, Melbourne. This conference is jointly hosted by the Business Law Section (BLS) of the Law Council of Australia, it involved firstly Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) and more recently the Chartered [...]

Austrade releases Australian International Arbitration Capability Report

View the recently released International Commercial Arbitration Capability Report from the Australian Trade and Investment Commission. The report outlines Australia's offering in terms of world-class international dispute resolution services and expertise to promote global trade, safeguard commercial relationships and manage risk in cross-border investment. Download your copy here.

Newsflash: Introducing the Moderator and Speakers for Panel 2, ICCA 2018 Sydney!

The Moderator and Speakers for the second panel of the Congress, scheduled to take place over lunch on Monday 16 April, will be: Panel 2: Personal Reflections from Leading Arbitrators on Evolution and Adaptation Moderator: Eduardo Zuleta, Zuleta Abogados (Colombia) Speakers: Julian Lew, Queen Mary University of London (UK); Loretta Malintoppi, 39 Essex Chambers (Italy); Brigitte Stern, University [...]

Newsflash: Panel 1 Speakers for ICCA 2018 Sydney Announced!

Over the next few weeks, ICCA 2018 Sydney will be be announcing the panels for the Congress next year! Here we introduce the Moderator and Speakers for the first panel of the Congress, scheduled to take place on Monday 16 April. Panel 1: Law-Making in International Arbitration: What Legitimacy Challenges Lie Ahead? Moderator: Stephan Schill, [...]

IMLAM 2017 Prize Announcement

The 18th IMLAM was held from 30 June to 5 July 2017 culminating in a fantastic final between University of Queensland and the National University of Singapore, whose team ultimately prevailed. Please see attached the announcement of the various prizes.  The AMTAC "Spirit of the Moot" prize was this year awarded to Koç University - Congratulations! [...]

Book Launch – AMTAC Annual Addresses 2007 to 2016!

Since its establishment in 2007, AMTAC has convened the AMTAC Annual Address, which have been presented by judges, academics, maritime law and arbitration practitioners and industry representatives. In celebration of its 10th Anniversary in 2016, AMTAC has compiled and published all 10 Addresses in this one volume. Please see attached flyer and our webpage for more details!  

ACICA-UNSW International Arbitration Survey Launched!

ACICA and the University of New South Wales are pleased to launch the first Survey on the Use of International Commercial Arbitration in Australia’s Trade and Commercial Practice. We are seeking your views! This research, jointly conducted by the UNSW Law School and ACICA, constitutes the first empirical study undertaken focusing on patterns of use in international [...]

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