The DIAC has revised and improved its Arbitration Rules. The draft of the new DIAC Arbitration Rules awaits approval before they will have sovereign effect. Katy Hacking of Simmons & Simmons LLP explains.
Canadian public policy endeavours to limit judicial intervention when parties have contractually agreed to resolve disputes by arbitration. Lauren Tomasich and Eric Morgan of Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP highlight a case which affirms this.
Tom White and William Glynn of Clyde & Co LLP provide comment on the implications of recent Court decisions on parties contemplating the merits of engaging in alternative dispute resolution (ADR).