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30 08, 2016

Event Wrap Up: Mock Case Under ACICA Arbitration Rules (Melbourne)

On 29 August 2016, ACICA presented a mock arbitration case, hosted by the Melbourne Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Centre, which was designed to familiarise practitioners with the new 2016 ACICA Rules. Audience participation was encouraged both during and after the case with a number of practical questions being asked of the panellists. The panel was [...]

30 08, 2016

Event Wrap Up: NSW Young Lawyers Treaty Negotiation Seminar

The Evolving Dynamics of Treaty Negotiation On Tuesday the 23rd of August, Holman Webb  hosted the third instalment of the International Negotiation & Dispute Resolution Series in Sydney. The NSW Young Lawyers International Law Committee welcomed the participants, introducing the chosen topic of discussion; Negotiating Bilateral and Multilateral Treaties. The chairperson, Jeremy Shelley (Private International [...]

9 08, 2016

Save the Date: 4th International Arbitration Conference — 22 November 2016!

A date for the diaries! The 4th International Arbitration Conference, exploring New Horizons in International Arbitration, co-hosted by ACICA, the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Australia) will be held on 22 November 2016 during Sydney Arbitration Week (21 – 25 November 2016). The conference will be [...]

28 07, 2016

Event Wrap Up: Mock Case Under the ACICA Arbitration Rules 2016 (Sydney)

On 27 July 2016, ACICA, in collaboration with King & Wood Mallesons’ International Arbitration team in Sydney, presented a mock arbitration case featuring some of the new additions to the 2016 ACICA Arbitration Rules. The panel was comprised of some of Australia’s preeminent international arbitration practitioners; Georgia Quick, Partner at Ashurst Australia (acting as counsel for [...]

21 07, 2016

Event Wrap Up: The penalties doctrine in international construction contracting: where to from here?

On 13 July 2016, Professorial Fellow Doug Jones AO provided detailed insights into a key issue within contracting in construction projects and beyond: the penalties doctrine. Drawing upon his extensive international experience advising on construction projects and acting as an arbitrator in the resolution of disputes, Professor Jones gave context to the highly-anticipated pending judgment [...]

19 07, 2016

ICCA 2018: Au Revoir Mauritius, G’Day Sydney!

The Organising Committee for Sydney is excited that the ICCA baton has now been handed over from the highly successful Mauritian Congress. The 24th ICCA Congress will be held in Sydney, Australia from 15-18 April 2018. A satellite Congress will also be held from 19-20 April 2018 in Queenstown, New Zealand. Please mark your diary [...]

8 07, 2016

Event Wrap Up: NSW Young Lawyers International Commercial Arbitration Seminar

The NSW Young Lawyers International Law Committee held the first seminar of the inaugural International Negotiation & Dispute Resolution Series on 7 July 2016 at the Australian Disputes Centre on the topic of international commercial arbitration. The panel speakers consisted of Deborah Tomkinson (Secretary-General of ACICA), Daisy Mallett (Senior Associate at King & Wood Mallesons) and James [...]

30 06, 2016

ACICA Review June 2016

The ACICA Review is our bi-annual publication aimed at providing arbitration news and updates to ACICA members. We hope you enjoy reading the June 2016 edition!

24 06, 2016

Launch of NSW YL International Negotiation & Dispute Resolution Series

On Thursday 23 June, the NSW Young Lawyers’ International Law Committee in partnership with ACICA and the Australian Disputes Centre (ADC) launched its inaugural International Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Seminar Series at a delightful evening event held at the offices of Baker & McKenzie in Sydney. The aim of the project is to give Series [...]

20 06, 2016

ACICA signs the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge

ACICA is pleased to announce that Alex Baykitch, President, today signed the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge on behalf of the institution. The two key objectives of the Pledge, which was launched last month, are to improve the profile and representation of women in arbitration and to appoint women as arbitrators on an equal opportunity basis.  Those [...]

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