Indonesia-Australia dispute resolution options: efficacy, operation and challenges

By Deborah Lockhart and Katlyn Kraus Originally published in: LexisNexis | Australian Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Bulletin Indonesia is the third largest democracy in the world and as the largest of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), it is an increasingly significant economic and regional partner for Australia. Particularly important for both nations is the two-way trade of goods and services, which continues to rise each year. In 2014, that trade exceeded $15.6 billion. Austrade estimates that there are over 400 [...]

Indonesia-Australia dispute resolution options: efficacy, operation and challenges2019-09-21T11:34:10+10:00

Spotlight on Indonesia

Seventh Asia Pacific Mediation Forum: Synergizing Eastern and Western Constructs of Mediation towards Better Understanding In a landmark effort to establish mediation in Indonesia, the seventh Asia Pacific Mediation Forum (APMF) Conference was held in Lombok, ‘Synergizing Eastern and Western Constructs of Mediation towards Better Understanding’, between 10 - 12 February 2016. Dr Dale Bagshaw, Professor at the University of South Australia and inaugural president of the APMF, oversaw the Conference. Project SUSTAIN, a European Union and United Nations [...]

Spotlight on Indonesia2019-09-21T11:34:11+10:00

Hot Tubbing in International Arbitration

Finding a path through the maze of expert evidence What you need to know Concurrent evidence has a long history in international arbitration. While it has some drawbacks, it has also been viewed as a success in the Australia courts and, partly on the back of that success, has been adopted in courts in the United Kingdom, Singapore and Canada. The advantages of concurrent evidence apply equally whether the dispute is resolved by a court or by arbitration, however, in [...]

Hot Tubbing in International Arbitration2019-09-21T11:34:11+10:00

An Interview with David Peachey, recipient of the ADC’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mediation Training Scholarship

David Peachey, (former NRL player and mediator) In May 2014, the Australian Disputes Centre launched its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mediation Training Scholarships Program, an initiative that offers indigenous Australians the opportunity to be trained to the national mediation standards. The aim of the program is to promote mediation as an alternative form of dispute resolution in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. By training indigenous Australians, organisations and communities benefit from a mediator who understands the [...]

An Interview with David Peachey, recipient of the ADC’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mediation Training Scholarship2019-09-21T11:34:11+10:00

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