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SCC revisits standards of review, appeals of arbitration awards

Thursday, June 22, 2017 @ 6:07 PM | By Cristin Schmitz

The Supreme Court has shed more light on when commercial arbitral awards can be appealed in an important judgment that also provides general guidance on how to determine the standard of review in all types of civil cases.

Justice Clément GasconJustice Clément Gascon’s 5-4 judgment June 22 in the British Columbia case of Teal Cedar Products Ltd. v. B.C. 2017 SCC 32, aims to clear up confusion about how to apply the top court’s ruling handed down less than three years ago in Sattva Capital Corp....