Past Events

8th CIARB Australia/YL International Arbitration Moot 2016

In 2009, the International Law Committee and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Australia) Limited joined forces to host the inaugural International Arbitration Moot. This annual event will continue in 2016, with the eighth CIArb Australia/YL International Arbitration Moot. Attracting participants from across Australia and beyond, this event is a showcase of young legal talent and has cemented its place as a progressive and high quality competition.

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Using Costs Orders to Control the Expense of International Commercial Arbitration

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You are warmly invited to attend the third event in the International Arbitration Series, a joint initiative of the CIArb Australia and Federal Court of Australia. Addressed by a distinguished panel, this seminar will focus on using costs orders to control the expense of international commercial arbitration, the subject of the prestigious  2016 CIArb Roebuck Lecture delivered by Prof Doug Jones AO.  This event will build on this lecture, the text of which is available by clicking here.

An interactive Q and A session will follow at the conclusion of proceedings.

Date:
Tuesday, 23 August 2016
Time:
5.15 pm – 6.15 pm
Venue:
Federal Court of Australia
Court 1
Level 21, Law Courts Building Queen's Square, Sydney
RSVP:
By no later than Friday, 19 August 2016
Media:
Gianna Totaro
CEO
CIArb Australia
Mob: 0438 337 328
info@ciarb.net.au

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Supporting Organisations:
Victorian Bar
Commercial Bar of Victoria
ACICA
Law Council of Australia

As this event is free of charge, registrations are essential and places are strictly limited.

Chair

The Hon James Leslie Bain ALLSOP AO
The Hon James Allsop AO

Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia
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Presenters

Doug Jones
Prof Doug Jones AO

International Commercial Arbitrator
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Prof Janet Walker
Prof Janet Walker

International Commercial Arbitrator
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Malcom Holmes
Malcolm Holmes QC

International Commercial Arbitrator
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The Federal Court of Australia will video cast the seminar to the following locations. Please note for the Sydney event light refreshments will be served after the proceedings.

Melbourne (VIC) Court: 6K 5:15pm
Owen Dixon Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 305 William St, Melbourne
Sydney (NSW) Court: 1 5:15pm
Level 21, Law Courts Building Queen's Square, Sydney
Perth (WA) Court: 1 3:15pm
Peter Durack Commonwealth Law Courts Building 1, Victoria Avenue, Perth
Canberra (ACT) Court: 1 5:15pm
Nigel Bowen Commonwealth Law Courts Building Childers Street, Canberra City
Brisbane (QLD) Court: 6 5:15pm
Harry Gibbs Commonwealth Law Courts Building 119 North Quay, Brisbane
Adelaide (SA) Court: 3 4:45pm
Roma Mitchell Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 3 Angas St, Adelaide
Darwin (NT) Court: 9 4:45pm
Level 4, Supreme Court Building State Square, Darwin
Hobart (TAS) Court: 1 5:15pm
Edward Braddon Commonwealth Law Courts Building, Level 2, 39–41 Davey Street, Hobart

 

CIArb Australia and Grossi Florentino Business Lunch (SOLD OUT)

Guest Speaker: The Hon John Middleton, Justice of the Federal Court of Australia

You are invited to join distinguished guests for  the inaugural annual CIArb Australia and Grossi Florentino Business Lunch. Our Special Guest Speaker is the Hon Justice John Middleton, National Co-ordinating Judge of the International Commercial Arbitration Practice Area at the Federal Court of Australia.

Lunch will take place in the beautiful Mural Room of Grossi Florentino.  The restaurant’s iconic reputation has been built over time, playing a central role in Melbourne’s legendary cultural and food scenes. Celebrities, scholars, captains of industry and people from all walks of life continue to enjoy its enduring Italian hospitality and fine dining.

 

Date:
Thursday, 28 July 2016
Time:
12.00 pm – 2.00 pm

(proceedings will commence 12.15 pm sharp)

Venue:
Grossi Florentino
Mural Room
80 Bourke Street
Melbourne
RSVP:
By no later than Tuesday, 26 July 2016
CIArb Media:
Gianna Totaro
Mob: 0438 337 328
info@ciarb.net.au
Proudly sponsored by:
Victorian Bar
Commercial Bar of Victoria
Grossi Florentino

Grossi Florentino

Menu

On Arrival
Glass of Prosecco
Olives and Grissini
Main
Choice of Fish, Veal or Beef
Accompanied by side dishes of Salad and Potatoes
Glass of Pinot Gris or Sangiovese (Neil Pike)
Afters
Cheese Platters
Coffee/Tea

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

Guest Speaker

The Hon Justice John Middleton
The Hon Justice John Middleton

Judge of the Federal Court of Australia
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Introduction

Caroline Kenny QC
Caroline Kenny QC

CIArb Australia Vice President and Education Chair
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Vote Of Thanks

Vicky Priskich
Dr Vicky Priskich

Commercial Barrister
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Evidence in International Commercial Arbitration

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You are warmly invited to attend the second event in the International Arbitration Series, a joint initiative of the CIArb Australia and Federal Court of Australia. Addressed by a distinguished panel, this seminar will focus on practical, relevant and novel issues regarding evidence in international commercial arbitration . An interactive Q and A session will follow at the conclusion of proceedings.

Date:
Monday, 27 June 2016
Time:
5.15 pm – 6.15 pm
Venue:
Federal Court of Australia
Court 1
Level 21, Law Courts Building Queen's Square, Sydney
RSVP:
By no later than Thursday, 23 June 2016
CIArb Media:
Gianna Totaro
Mob: 0438 337 328
info@ciarb.net.au
Supporting Organisations:
Victorian Bar
Commercial Bar of Victoria
ACICA
Law Council of Australia

As this event is free of charge, registrations are essential and places are strictly limited. Please note for the Sydney event light refreshments will be served after the proceedings.

Chair

The Hon James Leslie Bain ALLSOP AO
The Hon James Allsop AO

Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia
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Presenters

The Hon James Spigelman AO QC
The Hon James Spigelman AC QC

International Arbitrator
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Topic: Reflections on Evidence in International Arbitration

Damien Sturzaker
Damian Sturzaker

CIArb Australia Vice President and Partner, Marque Lawyers, Sydney
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Topic: Technical Innovations in International Arbitration

Beth Cubitt
Beth Cubitt

CIArb Australia Councillor and Partner, Clyde & Co, Perth
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Topic: Civil and Common Law Approaches to Evidence Contrasted

The Federal Court of Australia will video cast the seminar to the following locations:

Melbourne (VIC) Court: 8A (level 8) 5:15pm
Owen Dixon Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 305 William St, Melbourne
Sydney (NSW) Court: 1 5:15pm
Level 21, Law Courts Building Queen's Square, Sydney
Perth (WA) Court: 4 3:15pm
Peter Durack Commonwealth Law Courts Building 1, Victoria Avenue, Perth
Canberra (ACT) Court: 1 5:15pm
Nigel Bowen Commonwealth Law Courts Building Childers Street, Canberra City
Brisbane (QLD) Court: 6 5:15pm
Harry Gibbs Commonwealth Law Courts Building 119 North Quay, Brisbane
Adelaide (SA) Court: 3 4:45pm
Roma Mitchell Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 3 Angas St, Adelaide
Darwin (NT) Court: 9 4:45pm
Level 4, Supreme Court Building State Square, Darwin
Hobart (TAS) Court: 1 5:15pm
Edward Braddon Commonwealth Law Courts Building, Level 2, 39–41 Davey Street, Hobart

 

Advocacy in International Arbitration

You are invited to attend an evening presentation “Advocacy in International Arbitration” by arbitrator and barrister, David Jackson AM QC. The seminar will be introduced by Julie Soars, CIArb Australia NSW State Convenor and Councillor, with Jo Delaney, CIArb Councillor leading the Q & A session.  Light refreshments will be served at the conclusion of proceedings.  As this event is free of charge, registrations are essential and places are strictly limited.

Date:
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Time:
5.30 pm – 7.00 pm (proceedings will commence 5.45 pm sharp)
Venue:
Baker & McKenzie
Level 27
50 Bridge Street
Sydney NSW 2000
RSVP:
By no later than Friday, 20 May 2016
Media Inquiries:
Gianna Totaro
Mob: 0438 337 328
info@ciarb.net.au
Proudly hosted by:

Baker & McKenzie

This seminar will provide 1 CPD point: Competency area – Substantive Law.

Presenters

David Jackson
David  Jackson AM QC

Barrister, New Chambers
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Julie Soars
Julie Soars

Barrister,  Wentworth 7 Selborne Chambers
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Jo Delaney
Jo Delaney

Special Counsel, Baker & McKenzie
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Introduction to International Arbitration

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Australia) Limited is pleased to offer the  ACIArb course Introduction to International Arbitration to be held in Perth, Western Australia on Friday, 20 May 2016.  In addition to sessions being conducted by prominent arbitration experts and practitioners, the course will feature an address by the Hon Wayne Martin AC, Chief Justice of Western Australia.

What is the aim of the course?

To provide an understanding of the general principles of international (ie non-domestic) arbitration and its relationship to other dispute resolution processes. The course will provide candidates with an introduction to the legal framework of, and good practice and procedure in, international arbitration in their jurisdiction.

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International Arbitration and Jurisprudential Clashes of the New World Titans – Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong

Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Australia) are delighted to invite you to an evening seminar event held at the Australian Disputes Centre and by video link at the Melbourne Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Centre.

The talk will first identify the reasons for the adoption of the Model Law and how these contribute to an understanding of how the Model Law should be interpreted in an internationalist way. It will then explore the different ways each jurisdiction has adopted the Model Law and whether those differences have impacted on how the courts have approached its interpretation. This requires a historical review of all case law on the Model Law in each jurisdiction to identify the extent to which the internationalist approach has been adopted. The talk will go on to examine how the courts of each jurisdiction have decided issues relating to setting aside of awards in a uniform way. The talk is thus a comparative analysis of which of the jurisdictions have more effectively achieved the Model Law’s objectives.

Please join us and Dr Lewis for a drink and nibbles following the event in Sydney.

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Dispute Resolution Trends in the Resources Industry

The South Australian branch of AMPLA, in conjunction with CIArb Australia, and ACICA, invites members and non-members to a lunchtime seminar on national and cross-border Dispute Resolution Trends in the Resources Industry.

The seminar is an excellent opportunity to gain insights from an experienced panel of practitioners in the sector, including in-house legal counsel from two of Australia’s key industry participants: BHP Billiton and Santos.

The seminar will:

  • identify dispute resolution trends in the current resources downturn.
  • outline the common dispute resolution processes used by industry participants, with a focus on arbitration.
  • provide guidance on ensuring an enforceable dispute resolution process in contracts, with analysis of the traps and tricks of multi-tiered clauses, and reference to dispute resolution options in the AMPLA Model Documents and ACICA model clause.
  • discuss some of the potential complications associated with multi-party and multi-contract disputes.
  • conclude with a practical discussion of dispute risk minimisation and dispute management techniques.

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The Role of the Courts in International Arbitration

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You are warmly invited to attend the launch of the International Arbitration Series, a joint initiative of the CIArb Australia and Federal Court of Australia. Addressed by a distinguished panel, the first seminar will focus on a range of cutting-edge legal issues regarding the role of the courts in international commercial arbitration with an interactive Q and A session at the conclusion of proceedings.

Date:
Tuesday, 22 March 2016
Time:
5.15 pm – 6.15 pm
Venue:
Federal Court of Australia
Court 8A (Level 8)
Owen Dixon Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 305 William Street, Melbourne
RSVP:
By no later than Friday, 18 March 2016
CIArb Media:
Gianna Totaro
Mob: 0438 337 328
gtotaro@ozemail.com.au
Supporting Organisations:
Victorian Bar
Commercial Bar of Victoria
ACICA
Law Council of Australia
As this event is free of charge, registrations are essential and places are strictly limited.

Chair

Judge of the Federal Court of Australia
The Hon Justice John Middleton

Judge of the Federal Court of Australia
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Presenters

Neil Kaplan
Neil Kaplan CBE QC SBS

International Arbitrator, a former Judge of the Supreme Court of Hong Kong in charge of the Construction and Arbitration List and former global President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
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Topic: Enforcement of Awards

Caroline Kenny QC
Caroline Kenny QC

International Arbitrator and Barrister
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Topic: Emergency Measures

Professor Jeffrey Waincymer
Professor Jeffrey Waincymer

International Arbitrator and Professor of Law, Monash University
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Topic: Jurisdictional Issues

Julie Soars
Julie Soars

International Arbitrator and Barrister
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Topic: Setting Aside Awards

The Federal Court of Australia will video cast the seminar to the following locations:

Melbourne (VIC) Court: 8A (level 8) 5:15pm
Federal Courthouse, 305 William St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Sydney (NSW) Court: 18D 5:15pm
Level 21, Law Courts Building Queen's Square, Sydney
Perth (WA) Court: 4 2:15pm
Peter Durack Commonwealth Law Courts Building 1, Victoria Avenue, Perth
Canberra (ACT) Court: 1 5:15pm
Nigel Bowen Commonwealth Law Courts Building Childers Street, Canberra City
Brisbane (QLD) Court: 1 4:15pm
Harry Gibbs Commonwealth Law Courts Building 119 North Quay, Brisbane
Adelaide (SA) Court: 3 4:45pm
Roma Mitchell Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 3 Angas St, Adelaide
Darwin (NT) Court: 9 3:45pm
Level 4, Supreme Court Building State Square, Darwin
Hobart (TAS) Court: 1 5:15pm
Edward Braddon Commonwealth Law Courts Building, Level 2, 39–41 Davey Street, Hobart