The enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Australia against non-signatories to the arbitration agreement
16 MAY 2015Arbitration International
This article compares the recent practice of Australian courts regarding the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards against non-signatories to the arbitration agreement with the theoretical framework set out in the New York Convention and with the decisions of courts in England, Singapore and Hong Kong. It argues that amendments to the International Arbitration Act are required to bring Australia’s enforcement provisions into line with international practice and Australia’s obligations under the New York Convention.
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