In a landmark decision for international arbitration in Australia, the High Court has affirmed that the autonomy of parties to agree the law and process under which their contractual disputes will be resolved is paramount.
When dealing with seized goods, customs powers can now result in greater protection of trade mark and copyright rights.
The Government announced a restructure to the IPC to recover the cost of all import related cargo and trade functions.
Direct trading of the Australian Dollar and the Chinese Yuan Renminbi commenced on 10 April 2013, pursuant to an agreement between the Australian Government and the People's Bank of China.
Crew reports and other customs reports must be submitted in time to avoid the risk of a potentially significant fine.
The TCL case confirmed the constitutional validity of the IAA, which applies to international arbitration in Australia.
Recent events in Cyprus1 have understandably caused consternation in the markets.
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Commentators have welcomed the decision, which accords with Australia's commitment to promote international arbitration.
Research institutions and high-technology companies should audit their activities and implement compliance measures now.
Employers should review all business practices to minimise risks of alleged bribery and misconduct here and overseas.
International arbitration awards were ruled enforceable in Australia, despite a creative constitutional challenge.
This is an analysis of the AAT case which led to the reinstatement of a customs brokers' licence cancelled by Customs.
The decision reaffirms Australia as a highly desirable neutral seat for international arbitration cases in this region.
A better strategy is to support Australian manufacturing to be internationally competitive without tariff protection.
This decision considers the rights of Customs to cancel the licence of a customs broker after a NCBLAC recommendation.
PRC bidders wishing to invest in Australia need to actively address market concerns about PRC regulatory approvals.
The new Anti-Dumping Commission is charged with protecting manufacturers from competing with allegedly dumped imports.
There have been a number of investigations regarding the alleged dumping or subsidisation of steel products from Asia.