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Alexander 
Alexander Gay The issue of interest remains an important consideration for counsel in deciding whether to proceed to arbitration. To what extent can an arbitral tribunal award interest and how does it differ from the courts?... (see blog)
Mr. Alexander G. blogged to group Arbitration and Mediation 6 months, 3 weeks ago . . Comment
Alexander 
Although there are no decided cases in Canada, pre-appointment interviews by either counsel or the client, even in the absence of opposing counsel, are not forbidden or considered unethical. Rule 4.4.1 of the IBA Guidelines on... (see blog)
Mr. Alexander G. blogged to group Arbitration and Mediation 7 months, 2 weeks ago . . Comment
Alexander 
There is a growing trend to combine mediation and arbitration (Med-Arb) in a dispute resolution process, especially within the context of family law. There are, however, implications to this choice of process that have to be... (see blog)
Mr. Alexander G. blogged to group Arbitration and Mediation 8 months ago . . Comment
Alexander 
The Alberta Court of Appeal recently held in Enmax Energy Corporation v TransAlta Generation Partnership, 2015 ABCA 383 that the doctrines of res judicata and issue estoppel can, as a matter of law, apply to subsequent... (see blog)
Mr. Alexander G. blogged to group Arbitration and Mediation 8 months ago . . Comment
Julie 
By Mary Paterson, Eric Morgan and Natasha Chin The Ontario Court of Appeal recently refused to allow enforcement of an arbitral award because the Notice of Application seeking enforcement was not properly served on a foreign... (see blog)
Ms. Julie M. blogged to group Arbitration and Mediation 8 months ago . . Comment
Alexander 
There are a number of possibilities for a party that is intent on pursuing a civil action and not the arbitration process. The usual remedy for a party faced with a civil action within the context of an arbitration agreement is... (see blog)
Mr. Alexander G. blogged to group Arbitration and Mediation 8 months ago . . Comment
Alexander 
One of the issues that arises in commercial arbitration is whether an arbitrator is entitled to pierce a corporate veil and include a person that is not a party to the arbitration agreement as part of the arbitration. There is... (see blog)
Mr. Alexander G. blogged 8 months, 1 week ago . . Comment
Alexander 
Alexander GayThe concept of fraud is not well understood in the law of arbitration and counsel rarely knows how it can be used to set aside an award. Subsection 46(1)(10) of the Arbitration Act provides that the court may set... (see blog)
Mr. Alexander G. blogged to group Arbitration and Mediation 8 months, 1 week ago . . Comment
Ashley 
By Ashley L. Paterson and Hartlee R. Zucker, Bennett Jones LLP On December 17, 2015, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice denied certification in a proposed multiple-model product liability class action (Vester v Boston... (see blog)
Ms. Ashley L. P. blogged to group Class Actions 8 months, 3 weeks ago . . Comment
Thomas 
Facts: This appeal concerns issues of standing and abuse of process. The Crown granted to the respondent harvest timber licenses. Neither the Aboriginal appellants, a group of individual members who did not represent the affected... (see blog)
Mr. Thomas Richard M. blogged 8 months, 3 weeks ago . . Comment
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