Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Arbitrator Exceeds Jurisdiction Post Award and British Columbia Court of Appeal Throws Out Award

A recent British Columbia Court of Appeal decision (issued on January 25, 2010)allows a defeated party in an arbitration to start over. In Westnav Container Services Ltd. v. Freeport Properties Ltd. (2010 BCCA 33), the British...

The Rumour Mill Says that the UAE is Iran's Back Door

There is information available on the Internet that the United Arab Emirates is the back door or intermediary for the flow of goods to Iran. Please see this article -...

Canada STILL Has Not Ratified ICSID

It is embarrassing - Canada signed the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (the ICSID or the Washington Convention) on December 15, 2006 and passed legislation granting...