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Remarks of the Honourable Marilyn Warren AC Chief Justice of Victoria: Australia’s Place in the World

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Her Honour contrasts the different approaches adopted by US President Donald Trump, UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Chinese President Xi on issues concerning globalisation and global trade. Her Honour discusses possible ways in which Australia can abstain from amplifying existing tensions between the United States and China. Her Honour also discusses the foreign state immunity principle and the legality of actions instituted by foreign governments. Her Honour explains the relevance of international commercial arbitration from an Australian perspective and discusses the legal framework underlying investor-state dispute settlement. Her Honour also reviews different measures which can be taken to enhance Australia’s appeal and reputation as a centre for the resolution of international disputes. Finally, Her Honour discusses the relevance of Australian Federalism and the challenges and opportunities associated with its operation.



The Law Society of Western Australia, Law Summer School 2017, Perth, Western Australia

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Alternative Dispute Resolution; General Interest and Education

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