Arbitration News from Canada

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2021-2022 – Canada

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A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Legislation International arbitration in Canada is, for the most part, a matter of provincial jurisdiction. Each province and territory has enacted...

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...

Arbitration News from North America

Supreme Court Holds That Section 1782 (For The Most Part) May Not Be Used...

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The Supreme Court has issued only two decisions on Section 1782. In this Alert, we discuss the second of those two decisions, ZF Automotive...

District court affirms arbitral award, holding that selection of ICC Rules provided clear and...

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Olin Holdings Ltd. v. State of Libya, No. 21-CV-4150 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 22, 2022) In the 1990s, Libya made a number of legislative changes to foster...

District court orders party to withdraw actions in Mexico because the parties agreed to...

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Citigroup Inc. v. Sayeg, No. 21-cv-10413 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 20, 2022) Factual Background Luis Sebastian Sayeg Seade ("Sayeg") was employed by Banco Nacional de México, S.A. ("Banamex"),...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

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Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Canada in the 2017-2018 Arbitration Yearbook.