October 10, 2018 article

Canada Readies Itself for a Larger Role as a Seat for International Arbitration

By Melinda Jayson

In recent years, the Canadian Government recognized that there was an opportunity to expand Canada’s role in international arbitration by revising the provinces’ international arbitration statutes to more closely match the 2006 version of the Model Law (2006 Model Law) enacted by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). Key Canadian provinces now have taken the necessary legislative steps to improve Canada as a site for international arbitration.

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