2 -weeks (40 academic credit hours)—-
Live Session Schedule: Lectures Tuesdays (mandatory) 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST, mock hearings (mandatory), Thursdays 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST—-
This course will provide a detailed look at arbitration and its various processes. The Provincial Arbitration Acts that apply to students’ jurisdictions will be reviewed. International Arbitration Law will be discussed, as will the Commercial Arbitration Act. Students will understand the legal regulation of the arbitration of disputes in Canada, including the standard for judicial review of arbitration decisions. Students will be instructed on how to draft an arbitration agreement between parties. Students will identify and apply natural justice principles that are inherent to arbitration. A 4-hour mandatory role play will include conducting a pre-hearing conference call and presiding over a mock pre-arbitration meeting/hearing focusing on standard rules of procedure relating to establishing and conducting an arbitration.