Arbitration News from Canada

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...

TPP text released: Investment Chapter

The much awaited text of the TPP has been released.  As anticipated, the Investment Chapter (Chapter 9) sets out protections for investors of each...

TPP: ISDS included in the final deal

Agreement has been reached on the long-awaited Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP is a free trade agreement between 12 Pacific Rim nations, including Australia,...

Arbitration News from North America

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Whether Employment Arbitration Provisions Containing Class & Collective Action...

As a condition of employment, employers often require their employees to sign arbitration agreements requiring that all employment related disputes be resolved by means...

United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit adopts “look-through” approach for determining...

Appellants brought an arbitration against Appellees, asserting claims under both federal and Puerto Rico law for violations of Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange...

Share With Care: US Court Finds Attorney Client Privilege Waived Through Use of Cloud...

Practicing law in a time when information sharing technology is rapidly evolving poses significant challenges, especially with respect to an area of law that...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Canada in the Arbitration Yearbook.