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Trump, Brexit and Protectionism: Navigating cross-border disputes and international arbitration in a more connected world

The rise in global protectionism will lead to more disputes in an increasingly connected world. As trust is eroded, businesses must adopt active mitigation strategies to navigate the risks of global trade and commerce.
Ben Davidson
jade

Why trade matters: If jade is not carved, it doesn’t turn into jewellery 笑一笑,十年少

The powerful opportunities presented by Australia’s trade agreements.
Andrew Lumsden
Lizzie Knight
international china

Growing Bilateral trade with China 一带一路

As China’s economic policy has evolved, Australia has constantly managed to keep pace. But are existing policy mechanisms sufficient to support Beijing’s latest transition?
John W.H. Denton AO
Andrew Lumsden
Lizzie Knight
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Is an International Commercial Court for Australia a viable option?

Recently, there have been a number of appeals for an international commercial court (ICC) to be established in Australia. But what are ICCs? Why do we need them? And are they a viable option?
Andrew Stephenson
Lindsay Hogan
Jaclyn Smith