Arbitration News from Canada

The New NAFTA – the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Brings Future Changes to ISDS

On September 30, 2018, the United States, Mexico and Canada (the Parties) reached an agreement to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)....

Canada: British Columbia modernizes its international commercial arbitration legislation

British Columbia is now the second Canadian province to modernize its international arbitration legislation by adopting the 2006 amendments to the UNCITRAL Model Law...

NAFTA in Play: Investors’ Arbitration Rights

As the NAFTA withdrawal rhetoric heats up, it would be prudent to determine whether your company has any claims against a NAFTA government that...

International Service via the Postal Service: The U.S. Supreme Court Holds that the Hague...

Prior to May 22, 2017, there was a split among U.S. federal appellate courts as to whether service of process abroad, through postal channels,...

Ontario introduces new international arbitration legislation

Canada has long been an arbitration-friendly jurisdiction and was the first state to adopt the 1985 UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration ("Model...

NAFTA in Play: Investors’ Arbitration Rights

With the ascension of the Trump administration, there is a question whether the investor-state dispute settlement (“ISDS”) provisions under the NAFTA will survive.  This...

Investor State Arbitration under CETA: Key Provisions and What to Watch for in 2017

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement ('CETA') between the European Union and Canada was signed October 30, 2016. The deepening of Canadian and European...

Baker McKenzie releases North American Arbitration Primer

Baker McKenzie has released its North American Arbitration Primer.  This builds on the success of Baker McKenzie's Asia Pacific Arbitration Primer that was published...

ICC and USCIB discuss rule amendments and other developments at event hosted by Baker...

  The International Chamber of Commerce (the “ICC”) and the United States Council for International Business (the “USCIB”) held an event on January 18, 2017,...

The German Federal Constitutional Court confirms CETA

In its last week’s decision, the German Federal Constitutional Court gave green light for the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement ('CETA') between the European...

Arbitration News from North America

Fast, faster, Early Determination Procedures?

On 1 November 2018, the revised HKIAC Arbitration Rules entered into force (see GAN: New HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules further enhance efficiency of arbitrations)....

New HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules further enhance efficiency of arbitrations

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) has announced that the new version of its Administered Arbitration Rules (2018 Rules) will come into force...

U.S.: District court compels arbitration based on Defendant’s practice of including in its “self...

Zacher v. Comcast Cable Commc'ns, No. 17-cv-7256 (N.D. Ill. June 20, 2018) Plaintiff brought a putative class action alleging that Comcast violated the Telephone...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 10th Anniversary Edition 2016-2017 

Click here for the chapter on Canada in the 2016-2017 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Canada in the 2015-2016 Arbitration Yearbook.