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.
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