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The New B.C. Arbitration Act

September 22, 2020 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

On September 1, 2020, a new domestic Arbitration Act will come into force in B.C. that will impact contracts that provide for arbitration seated in the province.

Join members of the Blakes Arbitration group in Vancouver for a discussion of key considerations for future arbitrations and arbitration clauses. Drafting considerations and options will also be discussed.



Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Live Webcast
12 – 1 p.m. (PDT)

Mandatory Continuing Education

British Columbia

This program has been accredited for 1 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia.  


This program contains 1 hour of Substantive content.


Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of "recognized provider" and the mandatory "recognition" of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a certificate of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.