WCCAS: The Search for Efficiencies in Arbitration
How do counsel and arbitrators ensure that parties’ expectations of a timely, cost effective and efficient arbitration are met? How can they reduce procedural complications and delays, excessive records, lengthy hearings and post hearing submissions and awards? What do parties want? Are complex arbitrations meeting parties’ needs or have they become private trials, and is that bad?
Panelists: Sabri M. Shawa, KC, FCIArb, Partner, JSS Barristers, Calgary
Craig Ferris, KC, FCIArb, Partner, Lawson Lundell, Vancouver
Vasilis Pappas, FCIArb, Head, Int’l Arbitration, Partner, Bennett Jones, Vancouver
Panel Chair: Honourable Neil Wittmann, KC, Calgary