Frédéric Bachand receives book prize
Professor Frédéric Bachand has been awarded the 2006 Walter Owen Book Prize recognizing excellent legal writing and rewarding outstanding new contributions to Canadian legal literature for his book L'intervention du juge canadien avant et durant un arbitrage commercial.
"Prof. Bachand's book is a clear, coherent and authoritative explanation of international commercial arbitration," said Prof. Daniel Jutras, president of the jury for the 2006 Prize. "His work makes an original and valuable contribution in a difficult and important area of the law to students, scholars, lawyers and judges."
The Walter Owen Book Prize, awarded by the Foundation for Legal Research, is designed to recognize excellent legal writing and to reward outstanding new contributions to Canadian legal literature that enhance the quality of legal research in this country. The award was presented as part of the Canadian Bar Association's Canadian Legal Conference, which was held August 13-15, 2006, in St. John's, Nfld.