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The case for arbitration

Thursday, September 15, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By John Schofield

Arbitration cases are everywhere, and they’re increasing. For many companies, the ability to achieve binding dispute resolution through arbitration has made it the tool of choice for solving disagreements with business partners, employees and consumers.

“I always tell people you really need to spend a lot of time making sure your dispute clause is tailored to the parties,” says Mike Schafler, a partner in the Toronto office of Dentons and co-lead of Dentons Canada’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. “Try to have a crystal ball and...