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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".

International Arbitration seated in London is poised for a TKO against Brexit

Mon, 2019-10-28 10:50
For all the left hooks and jabs Brexit has been swinging, London has been floating like a butterfly in and around all of them...

English Court refuses to set aside arbitral award on grounds of “inadequate reasons”

Wed, 2019-10-23 10:21
The England and Wales High Court recently disposed of an application by a party to an arbitration to set aside the arbitral award on the grounds of inadequate reasons.