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May 30, 2022 By Brian Babcock An arbitrator’s award must include reasons which explain clearly how the decision was made. This principle was reviewed and […]

May 13, 2022 By Brian Babcock Until now, arbitration clauses in your commercial contract have likely been one of those “boilerplate” provisions tucked away deep […]

Posted on November 13, 2021 In Alternative Dispute Resolution, Articles, Mining Law

November 13, 2021 By Brian Babcock Despite the complexity of mining royalty agreements, if they contain an arbitration clause, Ontario courts are likely to stay […]

August 16, 2021 By Brian Babcock It may be that not all arbitration clauses in employment contracts are unenforceable. The Supreme Court of Canada decision […]

Posted on January 8, 2021 In Alternative Dispute Resolution, Articles

January 8, 2021 By Brian Babcock What happens when an arbitrator commits errors of law and a breach of natural justice which require a new hearing? […]

December 23, 2020 By Nick Melchiorre Careful drafting of your settlement agreements may avoid future grief, legal expense, uncertainty and delay. Poor drafting may even make […]

December 7, 2020 By Brian Babcock In lawsuits, this must be the single most frequently asked question. The only honest answer is “I don’t know.” As […]

Posted on November 22, 2016 In Alternative Dispute Resolution, Articles
November 22, 2016 By Brian Babcock Some time back, I wrote about Taking Arbitration Clauses Seriously, noting that “Canadian courts are increasingly willing to enforce the terms [...]
July 15, 2015 By Fhara Pottinger Is your family on the verge of a serious breakdown due to events that came out of someone’s Will or [...]
June 19, 2015 By Brian Babcock Canadian courts are increasingly willing to enforce the terms of arbitration clauses in commercial agreements. Canadian businesses need to learn [...]