June 19, 2015

Arbitration appeals becoming more of a gamble

Mark Venezianos article appeared in the June 19, 2015 issue of the Lawyers Weekly published by Lexis Nexis Canada Inc. The article discussed a recent British Columbia Court of Appeal decision Boxer Capital Corporation v. JEL Investments Ltd., which deals with grounds for reviewing arbitral awards.

"Rather than deal with long court lists and endless motions, many commercial parties choose to resolve their disputes through arbitration. Before committing, though, parties should consider and balance resolving the dispute in a cost-efficient and quick manner versus keeping their appeal options open..."

*This article was written with the assistance of summer student Anne-Marie Zapf-Belanger.