Region: Canada

Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue – Simon Fraser University

02 January 2019

British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre

02 January 2019

Arbitration Place

02 January 2019

Black Cube targets Canadian arbitrator in “sting”

An Israeli private intelligence firm that has attracted controversy because of its work for Harvey Weinstein tried unsuccessfully to discredit a Canadian arbitrator by inducing him to make anti-Semitic remarks on tape, a newspaper has alleged.

01 December 2017

ECJ to rule on CETA investment court

Belgium has called on the European Court of Justice to decide if the new investment court established in the Canada-European Union free trade deal is compliant with EU law.

06 September 2017

Fasken partner moves to Vancouver chambers

Canadian-Italian Tina Cicchetti has left the partnership at Fasken Martineau in Vancouver to pursue a career as an independent arbitrator.

04 September 2017

PowerPoint on corruption findings protected by privilege, says ICSID panel

Two Bangladeshi state entities' latest attempt to obtain evidence for corruption allegations against ICSID claimant Niko Resources has failed, after the tribunal ruled a PowerPoint presentation from an eight-year-old investigation is protected by legal privilege.

08 August 2017

Not “sorry”: Justin Bieber returns to arbitration world with libel dispute

Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber has once again made a surprise appearance in the world of international arbitration, after a Quebec court ruled an event promoter’s defamation suit against him is covered by an arbitration clause with his agent.

22 June 2017

ICSID panel won’t call in Mounties

An ICSID tribunal hearing gas producer Niko Resources’ claim against two Bangladeshi state entities has said it will not ask an Alberta court to compel the sharing of evidence obtained by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police during an investigation of alleged corruption by the claimant.

19 April 2017

Canadian province pays out on NAFTA award

Canada has paid around US$21 million to a US investor to satisfy a NAFTA award after receiving the funds from the province whose moratorium on wind energy projects sparked the claim.

18 April 2017

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