Arbitration News from Canada

Canada: Enforceability of Arbitration Clauses in Insolvency Proceedings

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On June 10, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal a decision with implications for the enforceability of alternative dispute resolution...

Supreme Court of Canada finds Uber arbitration clause is unconscionable

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In Uber Technologies Inc. v. Heller, 2020 SCC 16 ("Uber v. Heller") the Supreme Court of Canada upheld the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2020-2021 – Canada

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CANADA Matthew Latella and Christina Doria A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Legislation International arbitration in Canada is, for the most part, a matter of provincial jurisdiction. Each province...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Canada

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CANADA Matthew Latella and Christina Doria A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation International arbitration in Canada is, for the most part, a matter of provincial jurisdiction. Each province...

Canada: Ontario Court of Appeal invalidates arbitration clause requiring arbitration in foreign jurisdiction

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In its first decision of 2019, the Ontario Court of Appeal has overturned the lower court’s decision in Heller v. Uber Technologies Inc., 2019...

Canada: Alberta Court of the Queen’s Bench still split on whether it has jurisdiction...

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When multiple international commercial arbitration proceedings are initiated between the same parties, does the court have jurisdiction to consolidate the proceedings without the consent...

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

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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

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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

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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...

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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,...

Arbitration News from North America

Michigan appellate court holds that trial court erred in determining that claims were non-arbitrable...

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Swiger v. Rosette, No. 19-2470 (6th Cir. 2021) Plaintiff Nicole Marie Swiger took out a $1,200 loan with an interest rate exceeding 350% from...

District court vacates award where tribunal failed to address repeated objections to arbitrability of...

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Copragi S.A. v. Agribusiness United DMCC, No. 20 Civ. 5486 (LGS) (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 15, 2021) In August of 2013, Petitioner, Copragi S.A. ("Copragi"), a...

Fifth Circuit rules that relocation of place of arbitration did not manifestly disregard the...

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Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Inc. v. The Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Venezuela, No. 20-60347 (5th Cir. Mar. 10, 2021) A little...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

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Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

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