As part of the Japanaroo suite of events, ANJeL is delighted to coordinate at Sydney Law School the two free public seminars below, both including a strong comparative focus on Japan and Australia, and involving a former Chief Justice of Victoria. One on Thursday 21 September compares arbitration’s historical trajectory (hybrid-format seminar, including two ANJeL program convenors based abroad – register via https://law-events.sydney.edu.au/events/intarbitrationaujp). The second on Friday 22 September compares sports law and dispute resolution (generally and with baseball as a major case study; in-person only, chaired by another ANJeL convenor Micah Burch – register via https://law-events.sydney.edu.au/events/globalsports-767).
1. Comparative History of International Arbitration: Australia, Japan and Beyond
This hybrid-format webinar compares the historical trajectory of international arbitration law and practice in Australia and Japan in regional and global contexts. An aim is to explore the evolving images and contours of arbitration and scope for cross-border collaboration in promoting this popular but sometimes contested form of dispute resolution.
- Prof the Hon Marilyn Warren AC KC (Monash University, former Chief Justice of Victoria) The History of Arbitration in Australia (based on chapter in recent textbook with Justice Clyde Croft and Dr Drossos Stamboulakis reviewed in ALJ and here: https://japaneselaw.sydney.edu.au/2022/01/international-and-australian-commercial-arbitration-book-review/)
- Prof Giorgio Colombo (Nagoya University) The Maria Luz Arbitration in Meiji Japan (based on his 2022 book: https://www.routledge.com/Justice-and-International-Law-in-Meiji-Japan-The-Maria-Luz-Incident-and/Colombo/p/book/9781032249025)
- Asst Prof Nobumichi Teramura (Universiti Brunei Darussalam) The History and Potential of International Arbitration in Japan (based on his 2023 chapter with Luke Nottage for Lars Markert et al, eds, International Arbitration in Japan, Wolters Kluwer, forthcoming)
Commentator: Prof Luke Nottage (University of Sydney)(Drawing on the concluding chapter in his 2021 book: https://japaneselaw.sydney.edu.au/2020/08/book-in-press-with-elgar/ and his Encyclopedia entry on ACICA (with Prof Richard Garnett) at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4431276 )
- Chair: Assoc Prof Jeanne Huang (University of Sydney)
Thursday 21 September
Location: The University of Sydney, Common Room, Level 4, New Law Building (F10), Eastern Avenue, Camperdown
Cost: Free, but registration is essential. Please select your attendance type during registration.
CPD points: 1.5 points
This event is being held an online and in-person at Sydney Law School. Please indicate your viewing preference when registering.
2. 2nd Annual Global Sports Law Symposium: Dispute Resolution
This symposium brings together luminary experts and practitioners in sports law to discuss dispute resolution in the world of sports (it follows on from ANJeL’s seminar on international arbitration). The symposium’s first panel will feature two giants of the Australian sports law world reflecting on their careers in jurisprudence and sports administration resolving disputes in the sports area. The second panel will be a case study focusing on dispute resolution in baseball with two experts on both Japanese and Australian baseball.
About the Speakers
A. Dispute Resolution in Sports: Expert Reflections
Professor Deborah Healey (University of New South Wales)
Deborah Healey is the Director of the Herbert Smith Freehills China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Centre and the Editor of the Sports Law Journal. She has more than 30 years of experience serving on the boards of major sports governance organizations and serves on the National Sports Tribunal.
Professor the Hon Marilyn Warren AC KC (Monash University)
Marilyn Warren is a Vice Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow of Monash University and is the former Chief Justice of Victoria. She practices as a commercial arbitrator and teaches law as a Professor at Monash’s Law Faculty.
B. Dispute Resolution in Sports: Baseball Case Study
Mr. Mark Marino (CEO, Baseball NSW)
Mark Marino has been the CEO of Baseball NSW since 2014 and is an Executive Committee Member of the Australian Baseball Players Alumni Association. Mark played collegiate and professional baseball in the United States and was the CEO of the Sydney Blue Sox 2014-2018.
Dr. Matt Nichol (Lecturer, Central Queensland University, (Melbourne))
Matt Nichol is a lecturer and sports law academic at the School of Business and Law at Central Queensland University and a board member of Baseball Victoria. His research uses approaches to labour law and regulatory theory to understand the regulation of labour in professional team sports.
Moderator: Mr. Micah Burch, Senior Lecturer, Sydney Law School.
Hosts: Sydney Law School, Australian Network for Japanese Law, Australia New Zealand Sports Law Association
Date: Friday, 22 September 2023
Location: Common Room, Level 4, New Law Building (F10), The University of Sydney
Please follow directional signage on arrival.
CPD Points: 1.5
This event is proudly co-presented by The University of Sydney Law School, the Australian Network for Japanese Law and the Australia New Zealand Sports Law Association.