... as “ethical” rather than “legal.”41 For that matter, ethics rules derive from
lawyers’ common law duties,42 and the two generally are quite similar.43
Law firm partners’ duty to supervise their peers, or to take reasonable
measures to ensure their supervision, has largely escaped scholarly
... The majority of the states in the Asia-Pacific region have adopted the Model Law provisions,
including those with respect to setting aside an international arbitral award.16 The importance
of these provisions is reaffirmed by the fact that they cannot be excluded by the agreement of
the parties. Fur ...
... 14. The absence of a uniform forum non conveniens test creates uncertainty
about the circumstances in which courts will decline to exercise their
jurisdiction, and a risk that more than one court will decide it is appropriate
for it to determine aspects of the dispute. Jurisdictional disputes have o ...
... who are called on when a “deal goes wrong” and when the job at hand is navigating a business
dispute through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, or litigation.
In reality, corporate transactional law practices and corporate litigation practices are
extremely broad categories with significant overla ...
... 12(1) of the Civil Provisional Remedies Act is within Japan, it is appropriate to subject
the obligee to the jurisdiction of Japan with regard to the preservation order where a
petition has been made for the same to a court in Japan. However, in cases where there is
such no court with jurisdiction, ...
... Member, Council for Transport Policy, Ministry of Land,
Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Major Books and Articles:
Collected Works Vol. I: “American Society and Law” (Commercial Law Center, Inc.,
The Arbitration Roundtable of Toronto is made up of several litigators, academics, arbitrators, and mediators from the Greater Toronto Area. The group promotes arbitration as an alternative method of conflict resolution over litigation, especially in commercial suits. Members include commercial litigators from Toronto law firms including some of the Seven Sisters of Bay Street. Each member has experience and interest in promoting commercial Arbitration. The group dedicates its time to encouraging this form of Dispute resolution through seminars, papers, and talks.