Events & Announcements
On December 3, 2013, attorney and noted arbitrator Gary Born delivered the annual John E.C. Brierley Memorial Lecture. His talk was titled "The Law Applicable to International Arbitration: Agreements Past, Present and Future". You can listen to his presentation as a Webcast, an MP3, a WMV, or an MP4, or read the summary.
In December 2013, the Research Group is pleased to announce the publication of two books, both edited by Professors Frédéric Bachand & Fabien Gélinas: D'une réforme à une autre : Regards croisés sur l'arbitrage au Québec (Éditions Yvon Blais, 2013, 665 pages) and The UNCITRAL Model Law after Twenty-Five Years: Global Perspectives on International Commercial Arbitration (JurisNet, 2013, 380 pages).
On May 24, 2013, the Faculty of Law hosted a Conference on the Cost-effectiveness and Efficacy of Commercial Arbitration. At lunchtime, Me Sophie Nappert gave a talk asking if Quebec should consider creating a formal arbitral body. More information (web). Programme (.pdf) Photo credit: Lysanne Larose.
On November 30, Professors Fabien Gélinas and Andrea Bjorklund hosted Abby Cohen-Smutny (on right), partner at White & Case, who spoke on "International Arbitration involving State Enterprises" as part of our McGill Dispute Resolution Lecture Series. Photo credit: Kuzi Charamba.
The Private Justice & the Rule of Law research group was proud to host George Bermann, Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law and Walter Gellhorn Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, who delivered the Faculty’s annual John E.C. Brierley Memorial Lecture on September 27, 2012, entitled “The ‘Arbitrability’ Trap.” Read more about his lecture in Law Focus online, October 2012. You can also listen to his lecture as a Webcast, an MP3, a WMV, or an MP4.
2012 McGill Dispute Resolution Lecture Series
Prof. Fabien Gélinas invites colleagues to join his class for a series of guest lectures on dispute resolution. Each guest lecture will take place from 12:30 to 16:00 in room 202, New Chancellor Day Hall.
9 November: Justice Quentin Loh, Supreme Court of Singapore. International Arbitration in Singapore.
16 November: Stephen Drymer, Partner, Norton Rose. The Wide World of Sports Arbitration.
21 November: Mr Barry Leon, Partner, Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP. Choosing the Arbitral Tribunal.
30 November: Ms. Abby Cohen-Smutny, Partner, White & Case. International Arbitration involving State Enterprises.