Arbitrator and Osgoode Hall Law School professor Janet Walker has spoken about the development of arbitration in Canada and its potential as “a world-class arbitral seat” as she was honoured by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Canadian branch – as well as providing insights into a forthcoming safe seat index compiled by GAR and CIArb. Click here to read the full article.
We are delighted to provide you with preliminary conference details for the New Frontiers of ADR: From Commercial and Investment Matters to Regulatory Violations. This event will take place on 6-7 November 2018 in Montreal, Canada. Proposed topics include: The Growing Success and the New Challenges of International Mediation: Comparing North and South Americas The Crisis of Investor-State Disputes: Can Mediation Offer the Way Out? Negotiated settlements in regulatory matters
CIArb New York, in conjunction with the Canada Branch, will be hosting The Great Debate: Ad Hoc vs. Institutional Arbitration on Monday, October 29. The debate will be held at Sidley Austin LLP in New York City from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm, followed by a networking reception. It will feature William G. Horton (Commercial Arbitrator, Toronto) for Ad Hoc Arbitration, and Louis B. Kimmelman (Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, New York) for Institutional Arbitration. The debate will be moder