Arbitration Downunder - Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
169 Australian Construction Law Newsletter 28 (July/August 2016)
4 Pages Posted: 27 Feb 2018
Date Written: 2016
This article discusses a recent Australian court decision in which the court made a preemptive declaration as to arbitral jurisdiction in respect of an arbitration seated in Singapore. The author interprets this decision as failing to recognise the negative effect of the competence-competence principle.
Keywords: arbitral jurisdiction, competence-competence, arbitral law, international commercial arbitration
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