ACICA has developed a Guidance Note for Online Arbitration as a resource for parties conducting arbitration using an online platform. The ACICA Guidance Notice, which takes the form of a checklist of relevant considerations, aims to raise a range of matters that need to be addressed in advance of an online arbitration where numerous parties are [...]
AMTAC has issued some important information for users of its arbitration services. Please click here for details.
The Australian Disputes Centre, in which AMTAC's head office sits, has issued a Precautionary Protocol with respect to the COVID-19 outbreak. This can be viewed at: https://www.disputescentre.com.au/covid-19-coronavirus-precautionary-protocol/
The 20th International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot (IMLAM) was successfully held in July 2019 at the Erasmus University School of Law in Rotterdam, with a record of 31 teams from Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Australia and the Americas participating. The AMTAC Spirit of the Moot prize was awarded to the team from the Educational [...]
Next year's 21st IMLAM Competition will be held at the School of Law, Singapore Management University, Singapore from 3 July to 8 July 2020. Details of this event can be found at the Murdoch University School of Law website. Practitioners who can or are otherwise likely to be in Singapore at this time are encouraged [...]
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.
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 [...]
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.
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 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 [...]