2021 WCCAS Conference

Our 14th WCCAS Arbitration Conference was held on May 4, 2021
via Zoom, with the generous support of ADRIA.

WCCAS is an organization that brings together senior arbitrators and counsel with experience in commercial, energy, mining and resources disputes, both domestic and international.

The list of speakers for this event featured experienced panelists from Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal and Brooklyn, NY.

See below links to PowerPoint presentations. Watch a recording of the entire Conference at https://youtu.be/HWysWAZtMxQ.


The agenda for this half day event consisted of the following 5 presentations:

Legal Update (click here for presentation)

Julie Hopkins, FCIArb
Western Arbitration Chambers, Calgary, AB
Daniel Urbas, FCIArb
Urbas Arbitral, Montreal, QC

Whether Unconscionability Principles Answer When
Not to Enforce Arbitration Agreements
(click here for presentation)

Prof. David Percy, QC
Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

Enforcing and Challenging Arbitration Awards
in Canada
(click here for presentation)

Robert Deane
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Vancouver, BC


Hon. Neil Wittmann, QC
Western Arbitration Chambers, Calgary, AB
Gerry Ghikas, QC FCIArb
Vancouver Arbitration Chambers, Vancouver, BC
Jack Marshall, QC
Western Arbitration Chambers, Calgary, AB

Hot Topics

Vasilis Pappas, FCIArb
Bennett Jones LLP, Vancouver, BC
Stephanie Cohen
Cohen Arbitration, Brooklyn, NY
Annie Lespérance
Omni Bridgeway, Montreal, QC

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