CPR Canada


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First Panel

Managing Extraordinary Risk: The Case for Conflict Prevention

This panel will discuss Dispute Prevention in a broad sense and in particular in the context of Risk Management: What are techniques for Dispute Prevention and Risk Management? Why are they even more important now? How can these be implemented?

David Ziegler: Partner – Fasken

Verlyn Francis: Arbitrator and Mediator – Isiko Dispute Resolution Consultants
Peter Sahagian: Special Counsel to Office of CEO – KPMG LLP
Chloe Snider: Partner – Dentons

Second Panel

Arbitrating banking disputes: addressing the needs of the financial services sector

This panel will explore the traditional reasons why the banking sector has not used arbitration to resolve disputes (the need for summary judgment processes, Mareva injunctions, and the threat of contempt and sanctions against third parties who do not facilitate asset freezes). The panellists will consider the extent to which modern arbitration rules and practice can meet the needs of the sector, and what more needs to be done.

Donny Surtani: Barrister, Arbitrator, Mediator – Crown Office Chambers

Lauren Tomasich: Partner – Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Kevin Nash: Deputy Registrar and Centre Director – Singapore International Arbitration Centre
Laura McLaren: Associate General Counsel, Litigation at BMO


Sep 21 2021


11:00 am - 1:00 pm