Publications, Presentations & Papers

AMTAC Annual Address and AMTAC Seminars  

Event Date Paper / Presentation
AMTAC Annual Address 2022 12 December 2022 Anomaly or Bad Policy: Foreign Arbitration Clauses and the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1991 (Cth)

Matthew Harvey KC, Victorian Bar

AMTAC Annual Address 2021 18 November 2021 Navigating the Rough Seas of Enforcement

Justice Angus Stewart, Federal Court of Australia

AMTAC Webinar: Avoiding Obstacles Along the Pathway to Enforcement 19 October 2021

Geoff Farnsworth, Partner, Holding Redlich – Energy City v Hub Street – 15-Love, or Advantage Arbitration?

Hazel Brasington, Ashurst, Melbourne & Michael Weatherley, Ashurst, Singapore –  ‘Witness gating’: pitfalls and possible solutions concerning oral testimony at the hearing

Samuel Walpole, Barrister, Queensland – Corporate Attribution in Admiralty

AMTAC Annual Address 2020: Charting the Unknown – how COVID-19 has impacted international shipping 18 November 2020

Speaker: Mr Rod Nairn, Chief Executive Officer, Shipping Australia
Chair: Gregory Nell SC, New Chambers

AMTAC Webinar: The Show Goes On….. Recent Developments in Arbitration Despite COVID-19 13 October 2020

Inghams v Hannigan: When chickens come home to roost: is old authority holding back contemporary arbitration?

Jesse Kennedy, New Chambers, Sydney

Further limits on limited recourse: Discretion and the enforcement of foreign arbitration awards – Energy City Qatar Holding Co v Hub Street Equipment Pty Ltd (no.2) [2020] FCA 1116

Geoff Farnsworth, Holding Redlich, Sydney

AMTAC/Ashurst Seminar, Brisbane 19 November 2019 Evidence In Arbitration

Adrian Duffy QC, Barrister, Hemmant’s List, Brisbane

AMTAC Address 2019 26 September 2019 Supporting Australian Exporter/Shippers in the Current Global Trading Environment

Amy Guihot, Assistance Secretary, Agriculture and Food Trade, Office of Trade Negotiations, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Article from Shipping Australia Ltd Annnual Review 2018 December 2018 Enhancing Arbitration

Gregory Nell SC (Chair, AMTAC)

AMTAC Address 2018 29 August 2018 The Rule of Law and International Trade

The Hon. Justice Steven Rares, Federal Court of Australia

AMTAC Address 2017 6 September 2017 Maritime Arbitration: its place in the global economy

Peter McQueen FCIArb

AMTAC/SAL Breakfast Seminar, Sydney 27 June 2017 Safe Ports, Marcus John, Managing Director, Thomas Miller, Sydney

What constitutes a Safe Port? – a legal perspective, Angus Stewart SC, Barrister, New Chambers, Sydney

Challenges for Owners, Masters and Brokers of Safe Ports, Ken Fitzpatrick, Director, Shipping Australia Ltd

Safe Ports,  Captain Philip Holliday, Chief Operating Officer and Harbour Master, Sydney

AMTAC/APPEA Seminar, Brisbane 7 March 2017 The Distinction between Expert Determination and Arbitration in relation to tiered dispute resolution clauses, Paul Roberts, SVP Asia Pacific
AMTAC Seminar, Sydney 21 November 2016 Charterparty “String” or “Chain” Disputes, Julie Soars,  7 Wentworth Selborne Chambers

Current Issues for Maritime Practitioners: A Short Update on Recent Australian Cases, Catherine Gleeson, New Chambers

AMTAC Seminar, Melbourne 17 November 2016 Dry Bulk Market Update, James a’Beckett, Braemar ACM Shipbroking

Drafting Effective Arbitration clauses, Peter McQueen, AMTAC Chair

AMTAC Address 2016 7 September 2016 Maritime Arbitration Old & New, Malcolm Holmes QC, Barrister and Arbitrator
AMTAC Seminar, Perth 18 May 2016 Insolvencies in the charter party chain, Dr Patricia Saraceni, Director, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Clifford Chance

Letters of Indemnities – an industry perspective, Ms Gemma Stabler, Senior Counsel Shipping/marketing, FMG

Drafting an effective arbitration clause, Peter McQueen, Chair of AMTAC

AMTAC Seminar, Sydney 26 November 2015 A Sale by Any Other Name: OW Bunkers & the English Courts, Ben Olbourne, 39 Essex Chambers, Singapore & London

The Ship ‘Sam Hawk’: Outlier or the New Orthodoxy on Foreign Maritime Liens, Angus Stewart SC, New Chambers, Sydney (See also the full paper)

Revising Default Clauses, Given UK Supreme Court’s Decision in Bunge v Nidera, Stephen Thompson, Holman Fenwick Willan, Sydney

AMTAC Annual Address 2015 16 September 2015 A view from the crow’s nest: maritime arbitrations, maritime cases and the common law, Dr Kate Lewins, Associate Professor, School of Law, Murdoch University
AMTAC Seminar, Sydney 10 November 2015 The Enforcement of International Arbitration Awards and Public Policy, The Hon. Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia J L B Allsop AO, Malcolm Holmes QC and Geoff Farnsworth
AMTAC Annual Address 2014 4 September 2014 LNG: Driving Gas Globalisation, an Australian Perspective, David Byers, APPEA Chief Executive
AMTAC Annual Address 2013 18 September 2013 The Elusive Panacea of Uniformity – Is It Worth Pursuing?, Stuart Hetherington, President of the Comite Maritime International
AMTAC Annual Address 2012 25 September 2012 The Prospects for International Arbitration in Australia, The Hon Patrick Keane, Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia

AMTAC Reference Documents