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Arbitrating in the Fishbowl – Guppies or Sharks?How Arbitrators can Speak Publicly

A panel discussion. Canadian arbitrators face media attention because much of their arbitration is under statute, versus the arbitration of private contracts in the United States. But both face the…

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Salary Arbitration in the NHL: Eligibility, Rules, and Process

An examination of the process of salary negotiation in the NHL, followed by a panel discussion comparing that process to Major League Baseball’s….

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Arbitrator Picher explores the the recent trend, in Canada, of the parties requesting that the arbitrator mediate their dispute. Having conducted an informal survey, he found that mediation was used…

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You Want a Piece of Pyett With That? III. Panel Discussion

A panel discussion about the practical implications of arbitrating statutory claims that arise in the workplace

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President Picher recounts the changing role of arbitrators in applying external law, culminating in the Supreme Court’s 2009 decision in 14 Penn Plaza v Pyett….

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