Annotated Ontario Arbitration Legislation - Arbitration Act, 1991 and International Commercial Arbitration Act, 2017 - Third Edition
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-7798-9148-1
Product Type: Book
Number of Pages: Approximately 760 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: softcover
Publication Date: 2019-08-16
Publisher: Carswell
Price: Price TBD

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A thoughtful legal examination of the legislation

Gain a nuanced understanding of the Ontario Arbitration Act, 1991 and the International Commercial Arbitration Act, 2017, and recent case law with this singular resource. The Third Edition of Annotated Ontario Arbitration Legislation – Arbitration Act, 1991 and International Commercial Arbitration Act, 2017 brings you up to date on key arbitration topics with section-by-section commentary and case law about these Acts. It explains concepts that are relevant to everyone involved in arbitrations. The major sections of this book follow those in the Acts, making this work:

  • Convenient – Canadian case law and commentary is organized by subject matter that is common to arbitration legislation across Canada
  • Comprehensive – All case law since the legislation was enacted has been canvassed, and where appropriate, case law from other jurisdictions is used to illustrate the principles discussed
  • Practical – Provides vital information needed to draft clear arbitration agreements. This valuable resource also includes, where appropriate, reference to Rules of Civil Procedure as they affect the challenges to arbitral awards before the Courts.

New and updated in this edition

New features include:

  • The International Commercial Arbitration Act, 2017 in Ontario includes extensive new content in annotations and case law
  • The Arbitration Act, 1991 annotations and case law have been reviewed and updated
About the Author

Alexander M. Gay, B.A. (Hons.), M.A., LL.B., LL.L., is a General Counsel at the Department of Justice. He maintains a broad civil litigation practice, with an emphasis on commercial and trade disputes. Mr. Gay has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario as well as the Supreme Court of Canada. He has represented clients before regulatory tribunals and boards, including the National Energy Board, the Ontario Energy Board, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, the Alberta Securities Commission, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board and the Competition Tribunal. Mr. Gay is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, the Law Society of British Columbia and the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Master Alexandre Kaufman, B.A., LL.B., recently appointed Case Management Master to the Superior Court of Justice is an experienced legal practitioner. Most recently, Master Kaufman acted as senior counsel in civil litigation at the federal Department of Justice. Mr. Kaufman has been a trial lawyer representing the Crown before the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court, the Divisional Court, the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the Federal Courts, as well as a wide range of tribunals and boards. Mr. Kaufman had a broad litigation practice that included administrative law, procurement and trade remedies, employment, contract and tort claims and criminal law. He also taught at the University of Ottawa and Algonquin College.