crossing borders - belt and road

Belt and Road risks and mitigation strategies

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Experts share insight on ‘Applying Governance to Open up One Belt, One Road Opportunities’.

24 May 2017

Arbitration agreements frequently impose preconditions to arbitration, requiring parties to engage in a combination of mediation, conciliation, good faith negotiations and/or other mechanisms first.

24 May 2017

Australia is shaping up as a proximate, reliable and neutral seat for international arbitration stemming from China’s Belt and Road.

24 May 2017

The Nanjing Court has enforced a CIETAC Hong Kong arbitral award in Mainland China for the first time, bolstering its claim as an institution of choice for Belt and Road disputes.

24 May 2017

As more jurisdictions permit third party funding of international arbitration, the question of whether details of the funding must be disclosed arises ever more frequently.

24 May 2017

The ability to enforce foreign arbitral awards in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) will be a key issue for these companies and their Belt and Road counterparties

24 May 2017

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King & Wood Mallesons confirmed today that Sue Kench has been appointed as Global Managing Partner, effective 1 June 2017. Sue has held the role of Chief Executive Partner Australia since 2013...

10 May 2017

With cross-border deals making up 80% of surveyed Australian M&A ‘mega deals’ in 2016, international investors see Australia as a favourable place to do business and invest.

21 March 2017

KWM has been recognised as ‘Best Law Firm (revenue > $200M)’ for the second consecutive year at the AFR's Client Choice Awards for 2017.

10 March 2017

King & Wood Mallesons secured a major victory for a high profile Kuwaiti developer, owned by Kuwaiti Royals, in a USD 100 million construction arbitration case seated in Doha, Qatar.

07 March 2017

This transaction required English law, PRC law and New York law expertise which KWM was able to provide as a one-stop-shop service to ING.

02 March 2017

KWM represented the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to successfully overturn the US$16.5 million UNCITRAL award

28 February 2017

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We explore the impact of China's Belt and Road initiative on international arbitration.

22 May 2017

An overview of the legal, taxation, FIRB and structuring issues, including practical considerations and risk mitigation strategies.

02 January 2017

China’s significance in today’s global economy calls for businesses to understand the realities of enforcing a judgment against Chinese-held assets.

26 October 2016

The sixth edition of Crossing Borders, our review of developments in international arbitration, focuses on the enforcement of arbitration awards.

07 October 2016

An increased threat of class actions is the ‘new normal’ for Australian businesses as FY16 saw 35 actions launched. We discuss key trends and consider what’s next in Australia and abroad.

26 August 2016

In this publication we provide an overview of the key issues of interest to Chinese entities seeking investment opportunities in Germany.

04 August 2016