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Digital Prejudice: is it ‘Unfair’ for Witnesses to Give Evidence by Video Link?

Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Digital Prejudice: is it ‘Unfair’ for Witnesses to Give Evidence by Video Link?

This article was written by Edwina Kwan (关凯丽) and Jay Tseng (曾誌輝).In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NSW Supreme Court (Court) vacated the hearing dates for...

30 June 2020

Full Federal Court provides clarity on responsible lending obligations

This article was written by Moira Saville, Liam Burgess and Hannah Phua. In a 2:1 decision handed down on Friday, 26 June 2020, the Full Federal Court in Australian...

29 June 2020

Singapore Expands Arbitration Options to Include Law of the Sea Disputes

This article was written by Patric McGonigal and Ramon Garcia-Gallardo.At a virtual ceremony on 11 June 2020, Singapore's Minister for Home Affairs and Law, K Shanmugam SC and...

22 June 2020

Game On for Aristocrat

The Australian Treasurer has announced major reforms to Australia’s foreign investment regime. On the one hand there is some welcome relief and greater regulatory clarity for investment...

09 June 2020

First Chinese Court Judgment Enforced in NSW (Bao v Qu; Tian (No 2) [2020] NSWSC 588)

This article was written by Daisy Mallett, Amber Hu and Benedict Porter.The NSW Supreme Court has just enforced the first Chinese court judgment in New South Wales (Bao v...

28 May 2020

Litigation funders: towards restoring regulatory balance

This article is written by regulatory and class action litigators Moira Saville, Alex Morris and Armen Varvachtian, and front-end regulatory specialists Mark McFarlane, Jim Boynton and Damien RichardIntroductionThe...

22 May 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Wrap-Up: W/E 15 May 2020

To help you stay on top of all the COVID-19 content this week we have compiled our insights into one easy-to-access location, updated on a weekly basis.

15 May 2020

Opportunities for Foreign Credit Funds in China

This article was written by Stanley Zhou, Xiaoxue (Stella) Wang, Andrew Fei and Zhongyun Yi.Recently, many foreign credit funds have their sights set on the Chinese market. With the...

11 May 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Wrap-Up: W/E 8 May 2020

To help you stay on top of all the COVID-19 content this week we have compiled our insights into one easy-to-access location, updated on a weekly basis.

08 May 2020

Common fund orders: not quite a renaissance

The Federal Court of Australia has found that it has power to make a common fund order in approving the settlement of a class action under section 33V...

05 May 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Wrap-Up: W/E 1 May 2020

To help you stay on top of all the COVID-19 content this week we have compiled our insights into one easy-to-access location, updated on a weekly basis.

01 May 2020

Extension of deadlines to submit modern slavery statements – What you need to know

For businesses who are required to submit their first modern slavery statement in Australia this year, there has been an extension of time to submit these statements by...

01 May 2020

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