ACICA Rules 2016 Commentary
Holmes, Malcolm and Nottage, Luke R. and Tang, Robert, The 2016 Rules of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration: Towards Further ‘Cultural Reform’ (May 31, 2016). Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 16/49. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2786839
Jonathan Deboos, the Honourable Clyde Croft, Professor Richard Garnett, Bjorn Gehle and Dr Luke Nottage, all members of the ACICA Rules Committee that drafted the Expedited Rules unveiled in 2008, provide a detailed commentary on these Rules as provide some comments on subsequent revisions. The commentary forms Chapter 5 of Luke Nottage and Richard Garnett (eds), “International Arbitration in Australia” (Sydney Federation Press, November 2010).
Bjorn Gehle wrote a detailed examination of the 2005 ACICA Rules. The Arbitration Rules of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration was lead article of The Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration (2009) 13 VJ (2).
Dr Samuel Luttrell and Professor Gabriel Moens prepared a comprehensive commentary of the 2005 ACICA Arbitration Rules. The Commentary contains a detailed examination of each article of the 2005 ACICA Rules, discussing them in the context of relevant provisions of the UNCITRAL Model Law, case law and other sets of arbitral rules.
This is an updated and expanded version of an article originally published in the Journal of International Arbitration by Simon Greenberg, former ACICA Deputy Secretary General. Professor Nottage and Romesh Weeramantry served with Mr Greenburg on the subcommittee charged with drafting the 2005 Rules. This commentary aims to highlight the most important and original features of the 2005 Rules, for both practitioners and researchers.