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One more hurdle to annulments

Thursday, February 11, 2016 @ 7:00 PM | By R. Aaron Rubinoff and John Siwiec

It has long been recognized that a notable difference between international and domestic arbitration is the ability to challenge the resulting award. While both types of awards are open to limited forms of judicial review, only domestic awards can be appealed with respect to the correctness of the decision.

Although appeal rights, and the ability to contract out of them, vary across the provinces and territories, such appeals are not available under the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Model Law on International Commercial...