ADRIC: Uses and Abuses of Arbitration: Uber and Beyond

Arbitration Series - Session 3
Uses and Abuses of Arbitration: Uber and Beyond

August 14, 2020 - 12:30-2:00pm Eastern Time

Advance registration required no later than Wednesday August 12 at 11:59pm ET.

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Chair: Michael Schafler,
BA, LL.B, Q.Arb, Dentons Canada LLP

Jonathan Eades
, Senior Legal Counsel, BC Ministry of Attorney General;
Alyssa King, JD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Queen’s University;
Marg Wadell, LLB, LLM, Partner/ Class Actions, Commercial Litigation Waddell Phillips

Topics to be covered:

• The decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Uber v Heller
• Unconscionability as a defence to stay applications
• Has arbitration become a tool to limit access to justice and defeat legal rights
• Is competence-competence a benefit or barrier to arbitration, in relation to uneconomic claims
• In the wake of the decision of the SCC can arbitration ever be a ground for resisting a class action where certification criteria are met

Please visit the ADRIC 2020 Conference webpage for additional information.

Members:  $35 plus applicable taxes
$50 plus applicable taxes

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All speakers subject to change.

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8/14/2020 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
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