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The Debate Over Vavilov’s Applicability to Commercial Arbitration Appeals Continues in Alberta

Tue, 2020-02-18 10:49
Within the span of two weeks, two lower courts in different provinces have reached opposite conclusions about the standard of review for an arbitral decision...

Unintended Consequences? The Vavilov Standard of Review is Applied to Commercial Arbitrations

Thu, 2020-02-13 11:01
For many decades, the standard of review of a commercial arbitration decision on appeal to a court has been reasonableness.

A Divided Court: ONSC Sets Stage for Ruling on Admissibility of New Expert Evidence on Appeals from UNCITRAL Arbitrations

Wed, 2020-02-05 12:03
While useful in its affirmation that an expert’s repeated use by affiliated parties and the expert’s ascension to becoming the “go to guy” is not necessarily...

Choice of Arbitral Seat is Not a Game of Musical Chairs: Singapore Court of Appeal Rules Against Enforcement of Award Granted by Wrongly-Seated Arbitration

Wed, 2020-01-29 11:10
In ST Group Co Ltd v Sanum Investments Limited, the Singapore Court of Appeal ruled that in the absence of waiver of the wrong seat...

Appealing an Arbitral Award? The BC Court of Appeal sheds light on what constitutes a question of law and a breach of natural justice

Wed, 2020-01-15 11:32
In MSI Methylation Sciences, Inc. v Quark Venture Inc, 2019 BCCA 448, the Court of Appeal for British Columbia recently clarified the Court’s approach to appeals...

Let Me Go First: Application Sequencing in the Context of an Arbitration Clause and a Class Proceeding

Wed, 2019-12-18 11:29
The British Columbia Supreme Court recently released a decision addressing whether an application for a stay of proceedings under section 15 ...

Quebec Court orders “modest” $1 million suretyship for short-term stay of Canadian enforcement pending U.S. annulment

Thu, 2019-12-12 11:22
In Lakah v. UBS, the Court of Appeal of Québec denied leave to appeal a Superior Court decision that ordered than an arbitral party post a $1 million suretyship...

When Mum’s Not the Word – Ninth Circuit Appeals Court vacates arbitral award after Arbitrator’s silence on economic interests

Wed, 2019-11-13 14:32
Before being engaged to arbitrate, Arbitrators must disclose their ownership interests in the arbitral organization proposed to hear the dispute...

McCarthy Tétrault hosts 2019 CPR Canada Conference in Calgary, Alberta

Wed, 2019-11-06 12:21
McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to have hosted the expert panels for the conference “Horses for Courses: Effective Use of Different ADR Mechanisms in the Energy Sector".