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Australia—establishing the validity and scope of arbitration clauses (Rinehart v Hancock Prospecting)

Published on: 21 May 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Australia—establishing the validity and scope of arbitration clauses (Rinehart v Hancock Prospecting)
  • What, in brief, was the background to the appeal?
  • What issues were raised on appeal?
  • What did the court decide?
  • What are the practical implications of the judgment?
  • Why is the decision of interest (beyond its practical implications)?

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: What are the implications of an Australian High Court ruling in Rinehart v Hancock Prospecting on the validity of arbitration clauses? Tom Webb and Beth Cubitt, partners at Clyde & Co in Perth, report on the case. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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