Commercial Disputes and International Arbitration

Powerpoint for the talks presented at the Thomsen Reuters Building and Construction Law Conference in Sydney and Brisbane in November 2018  on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Construction Project may be viewed here as well.

Powerpoint for talk presented in Chicago at the 2018 International Society of Construction Law conference on Doing Deals and Avoiding Squeals, the successful delivery of infrastructure projects may be viewed here as well.

International Disputes, the Execution of Foreign Arbitral Awards in the Asia Pacific and Two Case Studies (2015) 28 NYILR 1

By Laina Chan

A comprehensive study of 5 Asian Jurisdictions in relation to the ease or otherwise of the enforcement of international arbitral awards.

Download the Article in Summer 2015 Edition of the New York International Law Review here



International disputes and the execution of foreign arbitral awards in the Asia Pacific (2014) Vol 9(1) Construction Law International 33
By Laina Chan

A study on the difficulties that face the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in the Asia Pacific, namely in Singapore, Indonesia and Hong Kong. Download this article here


Case note on Malago Pty Ltd v AW Ellis Engineering Pty Ltd [2012] NSWCA 227
By Laina Chan

The NSW Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Malago Pty Ltd v AW Ellis Engineering Pty Ltd [2012] NSWCA 227 has once again demonstrated the willingness of courts to give effect to commercial contracts and its reluctance to hold commercial contracts void for uncertainty.