- Lecturer, College of Law (Australia), January – March 2021
Martin Polaine continues his role as a practitioner lecturer/tutor for its Applied Law LLM in ASEAN +6 Cross-Border Legal Practice. Martin teaches Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Intellectual Property, International Arbitration and Trade & Investment.
The course is a practice-based LLM developed ‘for practitioners, by practitioners’ and focuses on the ASEAN+6 region with an emphasis on …
- College of Law – Arbitration Course, September – December 2020
Martin Polaine & Arvinder Sambei undertook a re-design and re-write of the International Arbitration & ADR Module for the Applied Law LLM in ASEAN +6 Cross-Border Legal Practice. The aim of the module, once rolled out, will be to enable students to satisfy the requirements for Membership of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).
- Lecturer, College of Law (Australia), January – December 2020
The College of Law has appointed Martin Polaine as a Senior Lecturer and he continues his role as a practitioner lecturer/tutor for its Applied Law LLM in ASEAN +6 Cross-Border Legal Practice. Martin teaches Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Intellectual Property, International Arbitration and Trade & Investment.
The course is a practice-based LLM developed ‘for practitioners, …
- Intellectual Property Masterclass, Law Society of Singapore, 23 October 2020
The Singapore Law Society invited Martin Polaine along with Michael Chu of McDermott Will & Emery LLP (Chicago) to deliver a Webinar e-Masterclass on Intellectual Property Issues Across ASEAN. The workshop was jointly organized by the College of Law and Law Society of Singapore for IP practitioners in the ASEAN region.
- Lecturer, ASEAN+6 International Trade and Investment Law & Practice, College of Law (Australia), August 2019
The College of Law has appointed Martin Polaine as one of its practitioner lecturers/tutors for its LLM course on ASEAN +6 International Trade & Investment Law and Practice. The lectures are scheduled to start later this week.
The College of Law programme focuses on the ASEAN+6 region with an emphasis on cross-border legal practice.
The course is …
- Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)-and- NK & OKD (Registrants), June 2019
Martin Polaine represented NK, Senior Chief Biomedical Scientist & Laboratory Manager, on 6 allegations of misconduct or lack of competence.
The hearing lasted 9 days and the panel found the allegations not proved and that the
‘factual case against him has failed in its entirety’.
Details of the findings can be accessed here:
- Council of Europe, Strasbourg, 28 – 29 May 2019
Martin Polaine was engaged by the Council of Europe to conduct a study on the feasibility and advantage of a creating a new binding instrument in the Council of Europe on international co-operation to strengthen the asset recovery framework, in particular, asset management, the recovery and sharing of assets, the grant of mutual legal …
- United Nations ESCAP Conference on Cross-Border Paperless Trade Bangkok, 14 – 15 March 2019
Donald Lewis, an associate member of Brooke Chambers, was invited to speak at the ‘Forum on Trade Digitalization for Sustainable Regional Integration’.
The Forum sought to bring the experience and expertise from both the public and private sector to discuss how cross border paperless data exchange will work, legal recognition of electronic data and documents …
- Striking Before Midnight: The Arbitration Clause And Its Contents
This short paper seeks to highlight both the essential and desirable components of an arbitration clause and, implicitly, to encourage commercial contracting parties to resist the temptation of simply drafting a so-called ‘midnight clause’, leaving discussion of dispute resolution to the very end of meaningful negotiation. It also goes on to examine the form of …
- Recent Events, January 2019
UNODC Conference on Mariktime Drug Trafficking
As part of the UNODC Global Crime Programme Arvinder Sambei gave a presentation and facilitated the discussion at a meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in November 2018. UNODC had organised a Ministerial and Senior Officials meeting to address the threat of maritime drug trafficking (the Southern Route) which …
- Belt And Road Initiative by Sea, 19 Dec 2018
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an effervescent Chinese investment and trade strategy, aiming to connect Asia, Africa and Europe. The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road (MSR), or the “Road” in BRI goes through the South China Sea and Indian Ocean, connecting China with Europe and Africa, and through the South China Sea and …
- Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Is it Really Losing Its Popularity? – 19-Dec-2018
During the past years, there has been a considerable amount of talks emphasizing issues of concern regarding investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS). Perhaps unsurprisingly, States have started to take an active stance with regard to the investment treaties in force that allow for recourse to ISDS. This article addresses the European Union (EU) policy regarding treaties …