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Features

Our monthly features from staff and contributors provide analysis and commentary on topical issues relating to ADR.

Trust dispute no bar to arbitration

Albert Monichino QC FCIArb and Adam Rollnik MCIArb detail the Supreme Court of Western Australia's recent decision illustrating the Courts' preparedness to hold parties to their arbitration agreements.
1 November 2017 | Features

Third party funding of international arbitrations

Caroline Kenny QC FCIArb covers the topic of third party funding in international arbitration for the 2017 Hong Kong Summit on Commercial Dispute Resolution in China.
1 November 2017 | Features

Achieving Trusted Mediator Status

An engaging article on the values and importance of mediators; stemming from ancient Greek values and the importance of trust.
12 October 2017 | Features

Natural Justice and Awareness of Adjudication Proceedings

A novel look at how breaches of natural justice can impact upon adjudication proceedings
12 October 2017 | Features

Litigation or ADR – The Tide is Turning

"Civil action going to trial should be the exception rather than the norm". In light of changing attitudes, this article looks at the economic resolutions to disputes using ADR.
12 October 2017 | Features

Case report: Hui v Esposito Holdings

A case report on Hui v Esposito Holdings
4 October 2017 | Features

ECJ Required to Give an Opinion

At the beginning of September, the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs submitted a request to the Court of the Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to consider the issue of compatibility of the Investment Court System (ICS) and European legislation.
4 October 2017 | Features

Fiji Adopts the UNCITRAL Model Law

In mid-September 2017, the Parliament of the Republic of Fiji enacted the International Arbitration Act 2017, which provides a legislative framework to support the conduct of international arbitration, based on the 1985 UNCITRAL Model Law, with its 2006 amendments.
4 October 2017 | Features