Australian High Court Rejects Chinese Company's Arguments On Jurisdiction

CANBERRA, Australia - An Australia court on March 13 dismissed an application filed by a Chinese air conditioning company in relation to the enforcement of an arbitral award issued against it and in favor of an Australia company, rejecting an argument that the jurisdiction conferred to the Federal Court of Australia in an application made under Article 35 of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration was incompatible with Chapter III of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution (TCL Air Conditioner (Zhongshan) Co Ltd v The Judges of the Federal Court of Australia $(2013$) HCA 5, Australia High).

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