In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Independent Arbitrator Julie G. Hopkins from Calgary, Canada. Julie has decided matters ranging from disputes under asset purchase agreements to appeals of election results under a First Nation’s election code, as well as serving as an unjust dismissal adjudicator under the Canada Labour Code. She is also an instructor and course director for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Accelerated Route to Fellowship Course, which is aimed at experienced arbitrators and arbitration counsel.
They discuss Julie’s paper with Daniel Urbas entitled “Virtual Practice Makes Virtually Perfect – Practical Considerations for Virtual Hearings Identified through Simulations with Experienced Counsel and Arbitrators” including lessons learned from leading arbitration/advocacy professionals from across North America.
In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Prof. Mohamed Abdel Wahab of the Cairo University Faculty of Law, about developments in arbitration in Cairo, Egypt, and across the...By Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab, Amy Schmitz
This article first appeared on the Securities Arbitration Alert (SAA) Blog, here. The recently-introduced Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act has been published and, as we suspected, it’s very similar to the...By George Friedman
Introduction As our readers know, the Supreme Court just concluded a very busy Term that included an unprecedented five arbitration-centric decisions (all of which we have covered in detail). Four of...By George Friedman