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Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 20, 2018
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 8, 2018
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations open June 4th
Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 19, 2018
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Many are familiar with the issue of impartiality in the context of international-investment arbitral panels. Less talked about, however, is how these same concerns bear on arbitrators in disputes under the Canadian Free Trade Agreement.
Some estates lawyers are encouraging parents and children to discuss and negotiate their differences in the hopes of avoiding or narrowing conflict before wills are signed.
Family law disputes reap many benefits from arbitration. Whether the dispute centres on property, support, custody or access, the most intimate and personal details of the parties’ lives are exposed. It is also difficult to move on with life if one’s case is tied up in court proceedings for years.
For a second time, an arbitrator has ruled in favour of the Ontario Nurses’ Association, ordering a major hospital group in Toronto to rescind its “vaccinate or mask policy.”
As a young lawyer in Alberta and British Columbia, Beverley McLachlin had done some commercial and construction law, and she enjoyed it; later, as a trial judge in B.C. in the early 1980s, she continued to hear these types of cases.
For more than a year, prominent Canadian litigators writing for this publication and elsewhere have suggested — wisely — that parties with cases lingering in the courts because of court delays, particularly delays in securing trial dates, should consider moving to arbitration.
The judicial system, through no fault of its own, is having a difficult time responding to the volume of cases that are before it. So why aren’t more in-house departments considering arbitration as a means to resolution?
In Mennillo v. Intramodal Inc., the Supreme Court of Canada examined whether a corporation’s non-compliance with the corporate formalities of the Canada Business Corporations Act can constitute shareholder oppression.