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PCERA Annual Conference 2017
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PCERA Annual Conference 2017

Perth Centre for Energy and Resources Annual Conference The Perth Centre for Energy and Resources Arbitration (PCERA) held its 2017 annual conference on 5 October at the Perth Concert Hall. Over 120 members and guests were in attendance. “Arbitrator Choice: Avoiding Calamity and Advancing Capacity” was the topic of discussion, particularly considering the cultural and technical implications of choosing particular arbitrators or arbitrator types to...

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Daniella Harlan

18 Oct 2017
Resignation of PCERA Director
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Resignation of PCERA Director

24 February 2017 Resignation of PCERA Director Erika Techera, the former Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Australia, is to vacate her position on the board of PCERA. The board would like to thank her for her very significant contribution, her wise and generous support in developing PCERA’s presence among the legal, energy and resources sectors. Erika’s knowledge and expertise...

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Daniella Harlan

24 Feb 2017
PCERA 2016 Annual Conference Press Release
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PCERA 2016 Annual Conference Press Release

  Perth Centre for Energy and Resources Annual Conference by Emiko Watanabe   The Perth Centre for Energy and Resources (PCERA) held its 2016 annual conference on 28 October at the City of Perth Library, filling the library’s new conference room to capacity with 90 participants.   The conference centred on expert evidence and included the following international and local speakers with a wide range...

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Daniella Harlan

30 Nov 2016
Book Review – Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Resources Sector: An Australian Perspective
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Book Review – Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Resources Sector: An Australian Perspective

Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Resources Sector: An Australian Perspective. Gabriël Moens and Philip Evans (eds), Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, 2015, 259 pages: ISBN9783319174518. Hardcover $170.9 Review by Dylan McKimmie In the foreword to Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Resources Sector: An Australian Perspective, Chief Justice Wayne Martin draws attention to the book’s timeliness, with particular reference to two developments. First, Australia has...

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Daniella Harlan

25 May 2016
Articles by HSF on Recent Developments in International Arbitration
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Articles by HSF on Recent Developments in International Arbitration

PCERA foundation member Herbert Smith Freehills has authored and published a number of interesting and insightful  articles on recent cases and events considering international arbitration. Hong Kong court confirms principles of enforcement: Consideration of the Hong Kong case of KB v S that outlines a number of the considerations courts in that jurisdiction will take to the issue of enforcement and underlines its pro-enforcement stance generally. Hong Kong...

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The Secretary PCERA

24 Jan 2016
Doing Business in Asia Conference: Cross-Border Agreement and Legal Convergence in the Asian Century
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Doing Business in Asia Conference: Cross-Border Agreement and Legal Convergence in the Asian Century

Dear PCERA Members, The Singapore Academy of Law is organising an international Conference on 21 and 22 January 2016 in Singapore to discuss the trend of rising economic integration amongst Asian countries and the homogenising effect upon many cross-border trade practices and regulatory mechanisms. The Conference will bring together policy makers, regulators, members of the judiciary, and top leaders from the business and legal communities...

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The Secretary PCERA

23 Dec 2015
PCERA appointed recommending authority under Railways Access Code
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PCERA appointed recommending authority under Railways Access Code

On 4 December 2015 the Railways (Access) Code 2000 under the Railways (Access) Act 1998 (WA) was amended to make PCERA a recommending authority for the purposes of section 24 of the Code. Under section 24 of the Code the Economic Regulation Authority (ERA) is to establish panels of persons from which arbitrators are to be appointed to resolve railway access disputes referred to the...

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The Secretary PCERA

14 Dec 2015
UNCITRAL Asia & Pacific Day 10 December 2015
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UNCITRAL Asia & Pacific Day 10 December 2015

UWA is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the birth of UNCITRAL with two separate events: “UNCITRAL nearing 50: Challenges and Perspectives for Uniform Commercial Law Reform” – Mr Luca Castellani, UNCITRAL Legal Officer “New Uniform Laws for Western Australia: Arbitration, Sales and Electronic Transactions” – Symposium Both events will be on the 10th of December, full details can be viewed here: <http://www.law.uwa.edu.au/__data/assets/file/0005/2823818/UNCITRAL-Asia-and-Pacific-Day.pdf>  

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The Secretary PCERA

09 Dec 2015
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An Expert Horror Story: Van Oord v Allseas

In the recent case of Van Oord UK Limited and SICIM Roadbridge Limited v Allseas UK Limited [2015] EWHC 3074 (TCC), the English Technology and Construction Court issued a judgment, in which it was wholly damning of one side’s quantum expert. The judgment is a wake-up call for disputes lawyers as to the importance of selecting, instructing and supervising expert witnesses, andthe need to stress-test their reports before submission....

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The Secretary PCERA

09 Dec 2015
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