BLG’s International Arbitration Group members Robert Deane, Craig Chiasson and Paige Burnham contributed the Canada chapter to The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2021 - A Global Arbitration Review Special Report. The Canada chapter covers the many reasons why Canada is consistently recognized as an arbitration-friendly jurisdiction. Points of discussion include the history of the implementation of the Model Law in Canada, background to the legislative framework for arbitration in Canada's provinces, a list of arbitration groups and institutions throughout Canada and recent Canadian case law.
The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2021 - A Global Arbitration Review Special Report is an annual, yearbook-style report that provides an overview of the recent past and adds insight and thought-leadership from the pen of pre-eminent practitioners from around North and Latin America. Published annually by Law Business Research Ltd, The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2021 - A Global Arbitration Review Special Report provides an invaluable retrospective on the most substantial recent international arbitration events, supported by footnotes and relevant statistics.
Click below to view an extract from the 2021 edition of GAR's The Arbitration Review of the Americas, first published in September 2020. The whole publication is available here.
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About BLG’s International Arbitration Group
The International Arbitration Group at BLG is a national team of lawyers with active practices who appear as counsel and act as arbitrators in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations internationally. Part of the national Disputes Group, the International Arbitration Group is recognized as one of the world's leading arbitration practices by the GAR 100, with several members holding internationally recognised arbitration accreditations, and are ranked among the best arbitration lawyers in the world. BLG's arbitration group practitioners are skilled in providing advice concerning the rules and processes of multiple arbitral institutions; in providing advice on the prudent selection of arbitrators; effectively presenting written and oral evidence before international tribunals; providing advice on creative dispute resolution alternatives, as necessary; and drafting and reviewing arbitration clauses and other dispute resolution agreements. Our international arbitration group has experience representing private and public corporations, governments and industry groups in fields including energy, oil and gas, forestry, telecommunications, software and pharmaceutical licensing and development, insurance, banking, securities, medical and health care, maritime and construction. As one of the leading practices in Canada, our group offers decades of experience in the delivery of exceptional service, helping to achieve our clients' goals. Please click here to access the BLG International Arbitration webpage.