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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Australian court refuses to intervene in international arbitration

6 October 2015

In Sino Dragon Trading Ltd v Noble Resources International Pte Ltd [2015] FCA 1028, the Federal Court of Australia dismissed applications by a Hong Kong party for orders removing two members of an arbitral tribunal and compelling the production of documents. The decision shows that Australian courts will not intervene in international arbitration unless they have clear authority and good cause.

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