International Commercial Law and Arbitration: Perspectives
International Commercial Law and Arbitration: Perspectives
Edited by Nye Perram
Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law
ISBN: 9781742103341

This book comprises the papers and proceedings of an International Commercial Law and Arbitration Conference, held at the Federal Court of Australia in Sydney on 22?23 August 2013.

The Conference was sponsored by the Federal Court of Australia and the Law Council of Australia, and attended by judges of the Federal Court, of the Supreme Courts of the Australian states and territories and of the courts of various Asian and Pacific countries, as well as by members of the Australian legal profession who had a special interest in the field.

The Hon Justice John Mansfield AM opened the Conference, and the Hon Robert French AC, Chief Justice of Australia, delivered the keynote address. Both the opening and the keynote address are included in this publication.

The subject matter of the conference, and therefore of this book, is indicated by the titles of the six working sessions:

  1. Resolving Investor-State Disputes
  2. Tomorrow's World: Current and Future Prospects for International Cooperation in Insolvency Proceedings
  3. From Genesis to Revelation: the Origin and Scope of the Admiralty and Maritime Jurisdiction in the Constitutions of the United States and Australia
  4. Australian Antitrust Treatment of Cartels: International Intersections and Comparisons
  5. The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Officials in International Business Transactions
  6. Legal and Practical Aspects of International Commercial Arbitration

Each of the papers and the written commentaries are included in this book.