Minter Ellison review the Federal Court of Australia’s decision in Ultrapetrol SA v Jindal Steel & Power (Mauritius) Ltd  FCA 1091, where the Federal Court upheld an application to enforce a foreign arbitral award, holding that it did not need to be served on the other party; if the other party did not appear, the court could still make an order for enforcement.
About Phillip Rompotis
Phillip practices as a barrister and arbitrator in Hong Kong. He has over 25 years’ litigation and arbitration experience in commercial disputes relating to construction & engineering, financial services, joint venture & shareholders agreements, technology, trusts, property and landlord & tenant. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of various lists/panels of arbitrators.View