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In-house counsel have key role to play in arbitration process

Following the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R. v. Jordan , litigants are increasingly turning to arbitration as an alternative to the courts — but in-house ... Read more

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Cherniak to discuss professionalism and civility at Advocates' Society event

Toronto lawyer and arbitrator Earl Cherniak will share his insights on the art of civility in advocacy at an upcoming program, presented by The Advocates’ Society. On ... Read more

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New year, new AODA rules — is your business accessible?

By Mitchell Rose January 1 ,  2018 brings a brand new set of requirements for the  Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005  (AODA). If you ... Read more

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Guide sets out how to achieve arbitration’s potential: review

A new book by Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator Marvin Huberman , should enable parties, counsel and arbitrators to obtain the promised benefits of arbitration, or ... Read more

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Mediation offers a holistic, humane way to settle disputes: Romero

The costs of litigation can run high, and often extend beyond financial expenses to intense emotional and psychological strain, particularly in cases involving family ... Read more

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Major changes to Ontario employment law – are you ready?

By Mitchell Rose Last summer, many Ontario employers took a collective gasp (while many employees cheered) when the government announced that minimum wage would be increasing ... Read more

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Trio of mentors helps mediator find her voice

Toronto mediator Victoria Romero credits a trio of experienced mentors with helping her gather the tools to become an effective mediator. Frank Gomberg, Jay Rudolph and ... Read more

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Reform or replace Commercial Mediation Act: Rose

It may be time to reform or replace Ontario’s  Commercial Mediation Act, 2010  (CMA), Toronto mediator and settlement counsel  Mitchell Rose  writes in ... Read more

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Mediator regulation needed in future

Toronto mediator  Bernard Morrow says the booming mediation profession will likely need regulation at some point in the future. The field of alternative dispute ... Read more

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Uncertainty persists around enforcement of termination clauses

While more is known now about termination clauses than a year ago, 12 months is a lifetime in employment law — as such, employers and employees need to make peace with ... Read more

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Good arbitration clauses require attention to detail

Although it is often true that arbitration clauses in commercial agreements are the last things lawyers address, parties should always aim to draft clauses that work ... Read more

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Developments in commercial arbitration in Canada

By Earl Cherniak After many years and much consultation, reform of commercial arbitration legislation, international and domestic, is underway across Canada. The existing ... Read more

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Look to arbitration, case management to address civil trial delays

In Ontario, the availability of dates for civil trials of any complexity is in a crisis state — but as Toronto lawyer and arbitrator  Earl Cherniak writes in The ... Read more

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Rose to speak at OBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Toronto mediator and settlement counsel  Mitchell Rose  will share his insights on recent developments in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes at an upcoming ... Read more

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Mediation favoured for resolving personal injury claims

Without contingency fees, people would not otherwise be able to afford a lawyer, says Toronto mediator Victoria Romero .  Those  suing for pain, suffering and ... Read more

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Mediation often best option for resolving neighbour disputes

From a time, cost and client satisfaction perspective, there is no better place to resolve disputes between neighbours than mediation, Toronto mediator and settlement counsel ... Read more

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New resource published for commercial arbitrators

Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman  says his new book should appeal to a wide range of lawyers in the field of commercial arbitration. ... Read more

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Probation secrets revealed

By Mitchell Rose For employees beginning a new role, it’s often assumed that there’s a cloud of uncertainty hovering over the earliest days of employment: ... Read more

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Rose to present keynote at OBA 2017 ADR Award of Excellence event

On Oct. 25, Toronto mediator and settlement counsel  Mitchell Rose , partner with  Stancer, Gossin, Rose LLP , will be a keynote speaker at the Ontario Bar Association ... Read more

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Mediation brief, timing critical in personal injury cases

As personal injury actions are typically started years after the date of loss, mutually agreeing to a timetable early on — including scheduling and booking a mediation date ... Read more

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