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The Law of ADR in Canada – An Introductory Guide, 3rd Edition

This book explains dispute resolution mechanisms available throughout Canada, from common ones like mediation and arbitration to those not typically covered in books on dispute resolution like community and faith-based approaches.
Publication Language: English
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$130.00
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Softcover | 290 pages

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Published: June 20, 2022
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433522317

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Fast and Fair – Choose the Right Dispute Resolution Method
Litigation is no longer the default mechanism for resolving a commercial or civil dispute. Today, the key issue for parties in dispute is choosing a process that is both fair and affordable. The Law of ADR in Canada – An Introductory Guide, 3rd Edition explains dispute resolution mechanisms available throughout Canada, from common ones like mediation and arbitration to those not typically covered in books on dispute resolution like community and faith-based approaches.

Discover when and how to use:

  • Aboriginal courts
  • Conciliation
  • Dispute review boards
  • Community and faith-based dispute resolution
  • International arbitration
  • Apologies legislation
  • Ombudspersons
  • Settlement conferences
  • Court annexed mediation
  • Pre-trial conferences
  • Other related ADR methods

What’s New In This Edition

  • Covers legislative and judicial changes in the law since the publication of the second edition four years ago, including the Supreme Court of Canada decision Uber Technologies Inc. v. Heller, 2020 SCC 16
  • Updates to the section on arbitration costs
  • Updates to the various provincial and federal adjudication schemes
  • Discussion of new developments in construction adjudications across Canada

Who Should Read This Book

  • Students of any course that provides an introductory look at ADR
  • Corporate counsel responsible for selecting resolution processes when disputes arise
  • Professionals in corporate public markets whose advice is sought on dispute resolution, including senior executives, credit managers, business advisors, engineers, accountants, and architects
  • Large law firms seeking a comprehensive, cost-effective guide to ADR
  • Law and commercial libraries that maintain up-to-date resources on dispute resolutions
 

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Private Dispute Resolution

Chapter 3: Ombudspersons

Chapter 4: Apologies Legislation

Chapter 5: Public Alternative Dispute

Appendix A: Generic Arbitration Agreement

Appendix B: Generic Mediation Agreement