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20 November 2018
Clifford Chance has contributed a chapter titled, "Law and Practice" for Chambers' Global Practice Guide for International Arbitration – Australia 2019. The chapter provides easily accessible information on navigating the legal system when conducting...
30 July 2018
On 17 July 2018, the European Union and Japan signed the Agreement between the European Union and Japan for an Economic Partnership (EU-Japan EPA). The EU-Japan EPA provides for wide-reaching economic liberalisation measures between the EU and Japan, most...
18 July 2018
In 2015, we published a case note entitled 'An Expert Horror Story': Van Oord UK Limited and SICIM Roadbridge Limited v Allseas UK Limited  EWHC 3074 (TCC). In that case, Mr Justice Coulson expressed grave concerns about the quality of expert evidence...
Client Briefing: Subpoenas In Aid Of Arbitration: Udp Holdings Pty Ltd V Esposito Holdings Pty Ltd & Ors  Vsc 316
28 June 2018
In the recent case of UDP Holdings Pty Ltd v Esposito Holdings Pty Ltd & ors  VSC 316 the Supreme Court of Victoria approved the issuance of subpoenas compelling two witnesses to attend before an arbitral tribunal seated in Melbourne and give evidence...
The challenge of experience: Allianz Insurance Plc and Sirius International Insurance Corporation v Tonicstar Limited  EWCA Civ 434
20 April 2018
In the recent case of Allianz Insurance Plc and Sirius International Insurance Corporation v Tonicstar Limited  EWCA Civ 434, the Court of Appeal revisited the question of whether a contractual requirement for an arbitrator to have "experience of insurance...
TPP11: Modified Approach To Investment Agreements, Investment Authorisations And Claims Regarding Financial Services
23 February 2018
After a year of uncertainty following the withdrawal of the United States, the remaining eleven nations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have reached an agreement that will allow the ambitious trade bloc to proceed. The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement...
17 October 2016
In WDR Delaware Corporation v Hydrox Holdings Pty Ltd  FCA 1164, the Federal Court decided to stay the proceedings brought before it and refer the dispute to arbitration, save for the ultimate question of whether a winding-up order against the first defendant...
4 October 2016
In Sino Dragon Trading Ltd v Noble Resources International Pte Ltd  FCA 1131, the Federal Court of Australia dismissed an application to set aside an award for alleged technical difficulties and issues with translation.
14 June 2016
On 12 May 2016, the ICSID Tribunal in United Utilities (Tallinn) B.V. v Republic of Estonia granted provisional measures restricting the parties from publishing documents filed in the arbitration. The Tribunal, however, allowed the parties to engage in...
6 April 2016
The States of the Asia-Pacific are displaying a willingness to enter into trade and investment treaties that is, at present, unparalleled anywhere else in the world. A number of major bilateral and multilateral Free Trade Agreements have been announced in the past...