Cruising through the Coronavirus: a journey through international law

With cruise ships in international limbo around the world, our expert investigates the tension between States’ rights and the humanitarian needs of passengers and crew.

Singapore Convention 2018: reshaping alternate dispute resolution and enforcement

The Singapore Convention, if ratified by the UN General Assembly, will reshape international commercial agreements and ‘settlement agreements. By CRAIG CARTER.

2018 Timor Sea Treaty: a new dawn in relations between Australia and Timor-Leste?

The Timor Sea Treaty establishes a permanent maritime boundary in the Timor Sea, replacing previous joint petroleum development arrangements. By PROFESSOR DONALD R ROTHWELL.

Preparing your clients for the GDPR privacy reforms

The GDPR is an EU privacy law, but it will have extra territorial reach, Australian organisations will need to be ready for its commencement on…

Should I stay or should I go?

Shaping international responses to climate change, disasters and displacement is a growing need, writes  UNSW Professor Jane McAdam.

The clock is ticking: could the UK leave the EU without an exit deal?

The House of Commons passed the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill to provide a functioning statute book on the day the UK leaves the EU. By…

A peek into the workings of offshore tax havens

Incorporating through an offshore haven is straightforward and relatively expensive. By BEN SEWELL.

BREXIT: the legal, political & social fallout continues

On 27 January 2017, the UK Supreme Court affirmed the High Court’s decision that Parliamentary consent was needed to give notice of withdrawal from the…

The latest from the Federal Court: February 2017

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By DAN STAR QC.

The Chilcot report on Iraq & lessons for Australia

The Chilcot Report details legal, policy and military decision-making by the UK over 2001-2009 about military intervention in Iraq. By STEPHEN TULLY.